Home Office: Home Secretary speech on fire reform: the Home Secretary Theresa May has given a speech at a Reform event in London on reforms to Fire & Rescue Service. These include the new statutory duty to collaborate set out in the Policing and Crime Bill and plans for reform of the workforce. (24 May 2016)

NHS England: Working Together - how health, social care and fire and rescue services can increase their reach, scale and impact through joint working: a key aim of the NHS Five Year Forward View is to tackle widespread preventable illness and deep-rooted health inequalities through a radical upgrade in prevention and public health. This paper looks at how health and social care partners, from local authorities to CCGs, can work with fire and rescue services and so make use of fire and rescue service expertise, experience, existing prevention mechanisms and ability to adapt engagement with those most at risk. (1 June 2016)