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Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board:

Family 2020 Academic Research

Suffolk Family 2020Suffolk County Council commissioned NEF Consulting and UCL Institute of Health Equity to review the
research and assess the evidence base behind its Family 2020 strategy.

Family 2020 is an innovative and outcomes-led strategy that addresses a fundamental need: to maintain and improve the level of support to families at a time of increasingly scarce resources. This requires local authorities to find more targeted and creative ways of delivering services for families and communities.

The aim of our work was to present evidence to support or challenge the specific elements of the
Family 2020 Strategy.

Focusing on the four key themes of the Family 2020 Strategy (Integration, Digital, Early Help and Locality) we considered the evidence base for the strategy’s goals of delivering quality, efficiency, service integration and early intervention. In each case the evidence revealed examples of similar or related models and programmes and was used to identify successes and lessons learned.

Download the full report here.

New Economics Foundation

NEF aims to create a new economy that works for people and within environmental limits. We are guided by three missions:

A new social settlement
To ensure people are paid well, have more time off to spend with their families, and have access to the things we all need for a decent life.

A Green New Deal
A plan for government-led investment to reduce the carbon we emit and boost nature, while creating a new generation of jobs.

The democratic economy
To devolve state power and transform ownership of the economy to give everyone an equal stake in the places where we live and work.

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