Skip to content


The Importance of Social Media in a Public Consultation

October 20, 2016 By Article

Last week Remarkable Engagement and tCI organised a Breakfast Briefing on Social Media and the Planning Consultation Process. Remarkable Engagement ran a survey and contacted 1,401 councillors across Great Britain…

Read more

Do we really need yet another Airports consultation?

October 19, 2016 By Article

Eyebrows have been raised from the business community and others who feel a decision on this controversy is long overdue. They think that the 70,000 responses given to Howard Davies’…

Read more

End of life matters – is this the ultimate Consultation?

October 17, 2016 By Article

Death and dying touches all our lives, and as I’ve got older I’ve had friends and relatives die at ages from 32 to 102. Under 70 has been rare but…

Read more

7 days to STP submissions – are we all in this together?

October 14, 2016 By Article

Seven more days to go – and all over England in 44 ‘footprint’ areas, hugely significant plans are being submitted that can affect the NHS and social care in your…

Read more

FoI Request for Hampshire/IoW STP draft refused by NHS Improvement

October 10, 2016 Article

Last week, NHS Improvement rejected a Freedom of Information request to see a copy of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight draft STP plan. It did so by relying on…

Read more

Social Listening in Public Consultations – How useful is it?

October 5, 2016 By Article

Imagine being in charge of analysing the data from a major public library consultation. Option 1 received 310 likes, 178 frowny faces, 96 wows. Option 2 received 459 likes, 312…

Read more

Pre-consultation: Opening Pandora’s Box?

October 3, 2016 By Article

As we developed training courses for the Institute, many topics naturally suggested themselves to us.  Technical subjects like focus groups, surveys and questionnaires, data analysis etc. were obvious areas for…

Read more

Health SIG report

September 27, 2016 Article

Yesterday we held the Institute’s Health Special Interest Group (SIG) session in Birmingham. It took place against a background of intense engagement activity in the 44 ‘footprint’ areas. Here are…

Read more

STP Engagement and Consultation for NHS and Local Authorities

September 20, 2016 By Article

No-one now doubts that these plans will have an important impact upon the ability of the NHS to meet the challenges of its Five Year Plan. But as our selected…

Read more

Temporary engagement bypass in the NHS

September 19, 2016 By Article

The NHS is undoubtedly under pressure. Barely a day goes by without national headlines proclaiming failures in one part or another of our health and care system. Much of the…

Read more
Scroll To Top