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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A new strong position emerges: Against the Bill and in favour of NHS reform

Filed Under (Alan Milburn, Health and Social Care Bill, Third Way) by Paul on 10-02-2012

This has been an extraordinary week for the politics of NHS reform.

Yesterday I quoted a Press Association release from Tuesday which had the classic example of a No 10 spokesperson briefing against a Cabinet Minister  (Andrew Lansley should be taken out and shot). Whilst the language was a little strong the idea of Number 10 briefing against a Cabinet Minister goes back more than 50 years. Read the rest of this entry »