News round-ups

  • Weekend public sector news round-up – 12.11.17

    Here’s some of the latest public sector news headlines from the weekend: Warnings that 60% of council tax to be spent on social care by 2020 – local.gov Town hall chiefs have warned that by 2020, nearly 60p in every £1 of council tax will be spend on caring for adults and children by 2020, […]

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  • Guest blog: A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not

    I happened to catch an article last week, which served as a timely reminder of the quote above. Applied to my work, this is something I find myself talking about a lot, particularly in the GP Federations and Super Practices we support.  However, this relates to all my work, whether it’s hubs of 30,000 to 50,000, […]

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  • Weekend news round-up 23.10.17

    Five million public sector workers paid less than private sector counterparts – Public Sector Executive Burnham in bid to pilot social care wealth tax – LGC Plus Overseas patient charges could leave GPs swamped as last bastion of free NHS – GP Online GPs have ‘chosen’ ten-minute consultations, claims NHS England lead – Pulse Today […]

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  • Weekend news round-up 16.10.17

    Landmark case could save NHS trusts millions in business rates – LGP Plus End to EU healthcare arrangements ‘could cost NHS extra £500m’ – Public Finance ‘Officers can spend thousands more hours out in the community’ – inside Manchester police’s mobile revolution – Public Technology Javid and Hunt threaten 32 councils with funding cuts – […]

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  • Weekend news round-up 09.10.17

    NHS push to recruit domiciliary staff ‘threatens wider care system’ – LGC Plus NHS clinical negligence claims ‘one of government’s biggest liabilities’ – Public Finance UK among 32 signatory countries to Tallinn eGovernment Declaration – Public Technology Country’s largest NHS trust to deploy digital patient feedback system – Public Technology Exclusive: One in five practices […]

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  • Why engagement needs to be vastly improved in the public sector

    There seemss to be a current trend for words such as ‘collaboration’, partnerships, ‘participation’ and ‘involvement’ but they all have a commonality. They can’t be achieved in isolation and they require engagement.

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  • Weekend public sector news round-up 02.10.17

    Sheffield NHS trust ICT chief: ‘WannaCry was opportunistic; a concerted attack is what keeps me awake at night’ – Public Technology Minister admits Brexit will pile pressure on NHS – Public Finance Over a quarter of GP partners fear their practice may close within five years – GP Online GP practice-based financial advisers secure extra […]

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  • What does a ‘good’ health service look like?

    I recently worked with a group developing a New Model of Care, discussing what ‘good’ looks like. “How will NHS England know we are good at what we do?” was the main topic of the debate, to which I added “how will the patients and wider stakeholders, which includes all service providers e.g. general practice, […]

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  • Weekend public sector news round-up 25.09.17

    Here’s the latest round up of public sector news from the weekend: Public sector borrowing soars by £2bn in one year, ONS finds – Public Sector Executive Borrowing in the public sector was £2bn higher in June than it was at the same time last year, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) […]

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  • Weekend public sector news round-up 18.09.17

    Council DTOC reduction targets ‘counterproductive’ to easing pressure on NHS – LGC Plus John Sinnott: Care systems must be truly accountable – LGC Plus GMB highlights 1 million public sector jobs lost since 2010 – Public Finance Civil service’s major barriers to tech adoption refusing to budge, report finds – Public Technology BMA predicts £3.4bn […]

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