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Specialised commissioning overspend tops £450m Subscription Required

23-Apr-2014 5:19 pm | By Sarah Calkin

Finance directors blame unrealistic estimates by NHS England


Ofsted: Hampshire benefits from running Isle of Wight services Subscription Required

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Watchdog finds the county is learning from its experience of supporting ‘inadequate’ neighbour


Plan launched to identify top 50 service integrators

23-Apr-2014 11:57 am

LGC and sister title Health Service Journal unveil healthcare project


Better care fund checks prioritise dementia and falls Subscription Required

23-Apr-2014 0:01 am | By David Williams

Analysis reveals ‘proxy’ measures to assess impact of integration schemes

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Nick Golding

Volatility hinders the growth goal

10-Apr-2014 | By Nick Golding

If the predicted economic growth of 2.7% results in expectations of reduced income, the business rates system is not working

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Matthew Taylor

A devolved system is a more equitable system Subscription Required

22-Apr-2014 | By Matthew Taylor

The case for localism needs to be made in terms of wider social goals, says the RSA’s Matthew Taylor

Alisoun Milne

Invest in social work with older people Subscription Required

17-Apr-2014 | By Alisoun Milne

It makes ethical and economic sense, says Professor Alisoun Milne

Tom Stannard

The rebirth of LEPs is under way Subscription Required

14-Apr-2014 | By Tom Stannard

This time we have the ingredients to make them flourish, say NIACE’s Tom Stannard

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LGC roundtable in association with Newton Europe

Wedded bliss or a recipe for divorce?

26-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Fearn

For every positive tale of health and care working together there’s another highlighting a l lack of communication. LGC’s latest roundtable asked what barriers remain, and how they can be removed. By Hannah Fearn

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Budget 2014: another reason for authorities to embrace disruption

10 April 2014 | By Paul Bradbury

Significant savings require a ‘disruptive’ model of service redesign, says Civica’s Paul Bradbury

Dan Lord

Courageous leadership is key

10 April 2014 | By Dan Lord

Councils are recognising the need for more innovative solutions, says Capita’s Dan Lord

Tony Hunter

Sharing information to improve care Subscription Required

23-Apr-2014 | By Tony Hunter

SCIE’s Tony Hunter explores the links between housing and safeguarding

Alastair McLellan

Stevens’ specialised commissioning vision must have clarity Subscription Required

23-Apr-2014 | By Alastair McLellan

A test of Simon Stevens’ vision for the NHS will be how much sense he can bring to specialised commissioning, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

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Efficiency supplement April 2014

LGC Efficiency Supplement – April 2014

April 2014 online article

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Why does the social and mutual enterprise agenda feel so difficult? Subscription Required

5 December 2013 | By Chris Brophy

Many individuals and many organisations would like to be thought of as innovative, but in reality rather fewer want to abandon the current way of doing things and strike off in a different direction.

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