RECYCLE AND SPREAD INNOVATION

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... of public sector innovations are inspired by other people's solutions or are copied from others.

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PAYMENT CARD TAKES HASSLE OUT OF LUNCHTIME QUEUES

Schoolchildren in Aalborg Municipality no longer have to stuff their pockets with coins to pay for lunch in the canteen. In 2015 the municipality introduced payment cards at all 40 major schools. This led to better service for children and parents, in addition to a more efficient workflow for canteen staff.

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7 OUT OF 10 OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN LOSE WEIGHT WITH HELP FROM HOLBÆK

Randers Regional Hospital and four health centres in northeast Jutland have successfully reused a model used in Holbæk involving life-enhancing efforts directed at overweight children and young people. Doctor Jens-Christian Holm, who specialises in childhood diseases, developed the model. The treatment is comprehensive and includes courses for training municipal staff. In a short space of time, 70% of 1,700 young people are no longer overweight.

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