Thought Leadership

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The Perfect Storm

Operational Management is hard enough without a system decision or nudge to aggregate priorities on hospital performance. Urgent Care Target (at all costs) Cancer 62 days (try not to make it worse) RTT 18 weeks (with whatever is left) Any run on the A&E target which is supported by...

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12 December
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A Broken Narrative

“If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.” We are struck by the negative punditry coming from outside the NHS i.e. BBC, newspapers, politicians - but increasingly from inside the NHS as well....

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24 February
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Scale, Openness and Value

Viewing a lot of NHS strategy making from the outside and the recent development of hospitals looking to merge or federate with other providers or with primary care. How many times have you seen or heard the words “operating at scale”. At this moment, scale in...

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07 November
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Re-set

Today’s announcements show that once again the NHS is wedded to an institutional response to dealing with its problems. Push the re-set button. Don’t change the software. Yet. The NHS’s current re-set button lies in a bygone system reaction, matched to a hope for its survival...

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21 July
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Consolidation it is not.

A major frustration for us since forming in 2013 and observing NHS policy has been the inability of the NHS to find new voices.   Some NHS think tanks are responding to recent challenges with an urgency to find new models to drive sustainable returns. For the...

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29 September
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