Joanna Watson
Risky systems
by Joanna Watson
02 August 2022

The move to much greater partnership working means changes to risk management in the NHS – and not just for integrated care boards, but for all NHS bodies working as key players within integrated care systems. ​

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Hayley Ringrose
The value of costing
by Hayley Ringrose
27 July 2022

Costing teams can do more to support transformation. But they need to be given the time and support to use costing data alongside population and wider patient-level data to drive improvement.

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Paul Brown
An integrated start
by Paul Brown
29 June 2022

New structures, which start this week, aim to deliver more joined-up care, with whole systems working together to optimise services and experience for patients. But success will also require changes in culture and attitude.

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Steve Brown
Show me the money
by Steve Brown
22 June 2022

It is not all about the money – finance and service information should be shown side-by-side in board reports, with finances put into the context of operational performance. But how the figures are presented is important.

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Jade Ackers
How can digital support the productivity challenge?
by Jade Ackers
14 June 2022

Digital technology not only has the power to transform patient care, but it could also drive enormous productivity and efficiency gains in the NHS.

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Steve Brown
Costing pause must be followed up with real change
by Steve Brown
06 June 2022

Addressing costing practitioners’ concerns about overly complex national costing guidance and processes would be a major step forward. ​

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Caroline D’Cruz
Best way to claim a tax refund
by Caroline D’Cruz
30 May 2022

What can you claim for and how much are you missing out on?

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Jonathan Pownall
Getting the basics right for cyber defence
by Jonathan Pownall
25 May 2022

Five years on from the WannaCry attack, cyber security remains a key threat for public bodies. But guidance is available to help get the basic defences in place.

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