My mission statement

The times we are working in now need a great deal of accelerated change and there must be no negotiating that down. So my mission statement for this part of my consultancy career is to be clear that there needs to be and will be a lot of change from the work that I do with individuals and organisations and if organisations don’t want that, then it is probably best to go somewhere else.

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Commissioning in a cold climate

Filed Under (Culture of the NHS, Health Policy, Primary Care Trusts, Speaking, World Class Commissioning) by Paul on 14-06-2009

Went to the Confederation conference in Liverpool where I chaired a session about Commissioning when there is less money to commission health with. Matthew Swindells from Tribal and Malcolm Scott Chief Exec of  Westminster PCT spoke.

The whole conference took place against the backdrop of what will be a radical change in the resource available to the NHS. I will discuss some of the content but first its interesting to chart the different groups of responses to the issue of what to do about the money .
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