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How to turbocharge the commissioning cycle

To date councils have mainly focused on managing demand at the front door through strengths-based conversations with clients. While this has an impact, the extent of it may be limited unless it is accompanied by a focus on commissioning the local market in a way which promotes independence.

February 21, 2019

Consulting: Why I do what I do

With the many nights away from home and the hours spent travelling up and down the country, sometimes you find…

May 11, 2017

I am so over 2016. Bring on 2017.

I had intended to write a ‘my top highlights of 2016’ blog but, I must admit, I am so over…

December 20, 2016

The Casey Review: A big job for local government

The coverage of Louise Casey’s report “A review into Opportunity and Integration” predictably focused on the “integration oath” and the…

December 6, 2016

Health & care integration: The experience so far

Last week my colleagues and I attended the LGC & HSJ Integration Summit, a gathering of leaders and managers from…

July 1, 2016

Crucial but not easy: Partnership building in local health economies

This year’s annual NHS Planning guidance for the first time requires NHS leaders to produce two separate but connected plans:…

May 17, 2016

Public health should be front and centre – why isn’t it?

The current strategy and rhetoric around health and social care all focuses on the importance of prevention over treatment and…

March 9, 2016

From economies of scale to economies of scope

Most people are familiar with the term economies of scale: If you focus on doing something and do a lot…

December 1, 2015


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