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Ways for scrutiny to influence local education and support school leader to improve results
Policy Briefing 24: preventing violent extremism »
This policy briefing examines national and local steps to tackle violent extremism
10 questions to ask if you are scrutinising local eye health services »
Produced in collaboration with the Optical Confederation and the Local Optical Committee Support Unit.
Safety, Quality, Trust – Briefing for council scrutiny about the Francis Report »
This briefing is about how council scrutiny can support improvements in quality and patient experience and help the local NHS put patients first, in light of the Francis Report.
Ten questions to ask if you are scrutinising local immunisation services – revised and updated August 2013 »
A guide written by leading immunisation experts and produced in partnership with Sanofi Pasteur MSD
Spanning the System - Scrutiny Development Area case studies »
These case studies have been produced by the 14 scrutiny development areas and the CfPS Expert Advisers that supported them, and describe in their own words what they did and how they did it.
Overview and scrutiny in local government: a handbook for elected members £6.00 plus PP+VAT »
UPDATE JUNE 2013: This handbook provides practical advice and guidance on overview and scrutiny in local government and is written to help elected members understand and perform their role.
Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny in Local Government 2012/13 »
The CfPS 2003-2013 A decade under the microscope »
CfPS 10th Year anniversary
Valuing Inclusion - demonstrating the value of council scrutiny in tackling inequalities »
This publication showcases the learning from phase three of the health inequalities programme
Measles; Frequently asked questions - Briefing for councillors »
CfPS has produced this briefing with the LGA and Public Health England
Spanning the System - Broader horizons for council scrutiny »
This publication reports on the second CfPS scrutiny development programme on the health reforms.
Free schools: challenges and opportunities for accountability »
A piece of research that looks at governance in free schools – focussing on the challenges between national and local accountability.
Annual survey of overview and scrutiny in local government 2011/12 »
Find out how overview and scrutiny in English and Welsh local government has developed and how effective it has been.
Local Healthwatch, health and wellbeing boards and health scrutiny - Roles, relationships and adding value »
This guide aims to help local leaders and others to understand the independent, but complementary, roles and responsibilites of council health scrutiny, local Healthwatch and health and wellbeing boards.
Putting financial and performance management information to good use »
This briefing is intended to help those involved in scrutiny to use performance management and financial information to add value to the scrutiny process.
LGA / CfPS guidance to Police and Crime Panels on confirmation hearings »
This guidance explains to PCPs how confirmation hearings for senior officers should be carried out.