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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On the meaning of the replacement of Andrew Lansley by Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health.

Filed Under (Secretary of State) by Paul on 05-09-2012

The appointment of the new Secretary of State for Health is a move away from someone who had a single idea about a policy to reform the NHS but could not communicate it (Andrew Lansley), to one that has no idea about NHS policy but communicates that very well – Jeremy Hunt.

Turning the NHS Global

Filed Under (Innovation) by Paul on 03-09-2012

Apart from the Olympics (about which I will offer my own two penn’orth later this week) one of the more interesting NHS stories in August was the attempt, yet again, to create an organisation that would help to sell NHS practice abroad. This year’s version of what is a regularly occurring story, saw the advertisement of a senior post to try and organise this international sales pitch for the NHS.

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