Complete Shift

The NHS is planning a major paradigm shift, amid fears that the Five Year Forward View shows no sign of delivering results. Sources say that NHS bosses and ministers are concerned at the lack of progress and fear that with only 22 months left to go before “the Stevens plan” reaches its fifth birthday, decisive […]

The Chaplain’s tale

News and Comment from Roy Lilley. The cold November wind pulled at David’s crisp white surplice.  He looked across the fields and in the distance could see a sprinkling of snow on the hills. He waited whilst John Edmundson’s boys went about their usual routine. ‘Boys’, David chuckled to himself, ‘…not one of them under […]

Diabetics with related eye damage have increased falling risk

(Reuters Health) – People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests. Full article here: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-diabetes-retinopathy-falls/diabetics-with-related-eye-damage-have-increased-falling-risk-idUKKBN1DO27K Recent Posts In the consulting room: compulsive lying This Weeks NHS News Roundup If the government did birthdays… This Weeks Roundup of News and Comments by […]

The safest healthcare in the world…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley. The Tinkerman has a new wheeze.  The latest; an inquiry onto ‘never events’.  These entirely preventable mistakes keep happening.  The numbers stuck. He is right… However, he’s wrong in how he’s trying to fix it. To be fair, he doesn’t have that many tools in the box.  He has […]

Exercise alone does not lead to weight loss in women – in the medium term

Knowing whether or not exercise causes people to lose weight is tricky. When people take up exercise, they often restrict their diet – consciously or unconsciously – and this can mask the effects of the exercise. In our latest study, we avoided this bias and discovered that exercise, on its own, does not lead to […]

The changes we know we need…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley. Whatever your politics… the facts are; we’re stuck in the middle of a political and economic dilemma we’ve not faced since the last world war. None of the parties can muster a full team of competent, trustworthy and experienced people who have a cohesive, consolidated, clear view of what […]

Scary…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley. Packet of Hobnobs and a bucket of builder’s.  Seat booked on the sofa; it’s budget time.  Budgets used to be in the Spring, now they are in the Autumn.  How did that happened?  Global warming, maybe? I have to be honest, I hate watching Westminister at work.  The behaviour […]

The C-suite smell of success: Blithering jobs

Are you hungry for your next challenging role? Do you have an unblemished record of transformation? Do you see yourself as a key player in a winning team passionate about delivering success? Are you ready to share your wide range of experience and unique skillset in a highly dynamic, outcomes-focused environment?  Are you a values-based […]

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