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I spent 40 years building health services for elderly people living at home – then my mum fell ill, and those services let her down. In the post COVID-19 world, we must plug the gaps between primary, community and social care provision

07 May 2020 | By Anonymous
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The NHS needs top-class leaders, but our approach to performance management and promotion filters out good managers in favour of brow-beaters and manipulators.

26 February 2020 | By Anonymous
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Courageous, system-wide change is the only way to stem increasing demand for medical care and meet the needs of today’s population.

24 May 2019 | By Sophia Christie
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Telemedicine could bring huge benefits but, managed badly, we could end up combining the worst aspects of private healthcare and public-sector IT.

22 November 2018 | By Anonymous
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Integration could transform our health and care services, argues one social care manager, but time is pressing and demand is constantly growing.

27 July 2018 | By Anonymous
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The Carillion collapse shows the perils of driving suppliers to the brink...

18 April 2018 | By Anonymous
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In today's NHS, we know it's crucial to protect people who raise the alarm about poor patient care or incompetent staff. But it's just as vital to avoid giving cover to people with axes to grind – as one innocent NHS manager discovered.

30 October 2017 | By Anonymous
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A lack of drive and serious commitment to engaging the public is threatening to undermine STPs before they’ve really got started, warns one programme manager.

23 September 2017 | By Anonymous
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Dean Royles, director of HR and organisational development at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, calls for a more streamlined system to run the NHS in England.

22 September 2017 | By Dean Royles
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One senior manager says the SNP government deserves credit for its realistic and supportive approach to reforming Scotland’s NHS.

05 July 2017 | By Anonymous
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The needs of the health service have changed dramatically in recent years but, says one NHS leadership coach, many leaders are stuck in an empire-building mindset. They must junk their instinct to compete – and learn to collaborate.

30 March 2017 | By Anonymous
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The NHS’s redeployment policies are hugely wasteful of both management talent and public money, argues one MiP member.

22 November 2016 | By Anonymous
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