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Sir David Nicholson – A Failure Of Leadership

Today’s admission by NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson that there is a culture of denial in the NHS does not come as a surprise.  In my experience it has been this way since at least 1997.  Nicholson’s evidence to the Commons Public Administration Committee confirmed what I believed then, still believe now and also provided a withering condemnation of his own conduct and leadership.

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“Fears over web health revolution”

The BBC website has a report claiming that there are concerns about the way people are using the Internet to obtain medical advice and treatments.  It is interesting stuff and, as someone who has had excellent, very good, very bad and extremely frustrating experiences at the hands of the NHS I’m in a position to see both sides of the argument.

Get yourself a cup of tea, this is going to be a long post.

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