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The case for shorter consultations

March 21, 2017 By

Not always … but sometimes Twenty years ago, the Blair Government entered office and held discussions with the voluntary and community sector; these ultimately led to the National Compact. It…

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tCI’s Rhion Jones honoured with AHCM lifetime achievement award

March 17, 2017

Last night, Rhion Jones, Programme Director of the Institute, was awarded the Jonathan Street Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association of Healthcare Communications & Marketing (AHCM) for his longstanding contribution…

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How much STP can you get for £325m over 3 years?

March 10, 2017 By

I’m still head scratching over the significance of Philip Hammond’s £325m announcement for Sustainability & Transformation Plans in England. On the one hand, every little helps. On the other hand,…

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Grimsby Town FC and its options development process

March 7, 2017 By

After years of stalling, things are finally looking up for Grimsby Town Football Club who recently became one step closer to getting a new stadium.  Believe it or not, the…

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How many mistakes can we make in a public consultation?

March 7, 2017 By

How fault-tolerant is the process of listening to stakeholders? For some years, a tactic of choice for anyone objecting to decisions taken to change public policy or public services, has…

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The influence of journalists in public consultations

March 3, 2017 By

Late last week I was listening to an excellent Radio 4 show on the Morality of Fake News featuring guests including editors and journalists of different media outlets discussing the current…

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Institute comments on NHS England’s new patient care test for hospital bed closures

March 3, 2017 By

Rhion Jones comments on NHS England’s new bed closure rules: “Simon Stevens has introduced 3 important new tests before hospital reconfigurations will be approved. This is in addition to the…

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Court access on Environmental issues – UK still back-peddling

March 3, 2017 By

Far away from the news headlines a BREXIT-like tussle is taking place as the British Government tries to escape its obligations on environmental law. It concerns the all-important right of…

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Institute commentary on King’s Fund STP Implementation Report

February 24, 2017 By

Whenever the King’s Fund publishes one of their Reports, people take note. It’s not just that the Radio Four TODAY programme always mentions it. Key NHS Managers, Health stakeholders and…

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