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What’s the Remedy for Inefficiency?

In 2014 the NHS was allocated a budget of £95.6 billion. By any standards that is an eye watering sum. I can’t help thinking that SHOULD be enough. If we imagine for a moment that the UK had no NHS and decided to establish one tomorrow, and its budget was to be £95 billion – would anybody in their right mind design it to look like the one that has evolved? I very much doubt it Continue reading

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Quality and efficiency

This article explains the term efficiency and describes exactly why it is part of every quality professionals remit Continue reading

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Pressure for Change

Too many people jump straight into the “hows” of improvement before they understand the “why” and the “what’s in it for me”. Failure is a result. SURPRISE! Continue reading

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A crash course in efficiency

Efficiency obeys its own secret rules. Find out what they are in this post Continue reading

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Public Sector Quality Improvement

I was a Quality Manager in a large Government department for a while over a decade ago, so I have an interest whenever Governments start making noises about renewed efforts to drive out public sector inefficiency. I’ve heard it all … Continue reading

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