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A personal reflection on the structural changes in health and social care in Wales

Introduction by Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC and Professor of Applied Health Policy This week’s blog is by another long-term friend of WIHSC, Tony Garthwaite, Senior Fellow at the Institute. Many readers will remember Tony as a leading figure … Continue reading

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Challenging ineffective practice in the Welsh NHS

As we know all too well, times are hard in our public services, and almost the last thing they should be doing is spending money on things that don’t work.  The VERY last thing they should be doing is spending … Continue reading

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Tortured By The Comfy Chair?

The older readership of the WIHSC Blog may recall the Monty Python comedy sketch about the Spanish Inquisition, in which their ruthless leader Cardinal Fang would inflict his most vicious torture on his victims – The Comfy Chair! I have spent more … Continue reading

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Public services really are better!

As the Assembly seeks new legislative powers and as the general election approaches, is there still time to build the new Jerusalem somewhere along the M4? Wales has eschewed much of the New Labour agenda as its fledgling Assembly increased … Continue reading

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