Monthly Archives: September 2009

The time for ‘difficult decisions’…

We are all now fairly familiar with the current commentary on the likely impact of the recession on public sector spending. The measures taken to secure the economy will leave public borrowing at record levels. The impact of this will … Continue reading

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A No Blame Culture?

There is a view in some circles that Delayed Transfers of Care and the rising cost of Continuing Health Care are due to the inactivity of Local Government. It is said that if there was more Home Care or Residential … Continue reading

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The ‘Learning Lessons’ Game

I have to drive for an hour to get to work and an hour home each day, which gives me ample opportunity to listen to the radio in the car. This is something I enjoy tremendously, especially given that my … Continue reading

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How do you get the NHS to change?

What would happen to the health service if it were left to its own devices? If politicians and managers packed up their bags and went home, leaving the doctors and nurses in charge, would we have a better health service, … Continue reading

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