Richard Wilson blogs about his conversation with Brendan on the introduction of Buurtzorg to the UK.
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As NHS leaders hear they will have to manage without more money, Buurtzorg demonstrates integration led by front-line staff...
A recent report from the NHS Confederation adds to the growing evidence that radical change is needed
Care certificate for front line staff will not mend a broken system
Rooting new kinds of public service in new kinds of relationships
Paying a living wage to home care workers is a step in the right direction but not enough to transform the service
Jeremy Hunt is promising more nurses and less competition in community services. He's right -- and here's how it can deliver
There is so much promise in NHS England's Five Year Forward View. Home care services could hold the key to making it a reality
The renewed focus on mental illness after the death of Robin Williams has both positive and negative features.
Britain's coalition government wants to drive up productivity in social care. It can be done, and it needn't be nasty.
If NHS staff were more systematically involved in planning and implementing decisions every day would be NHS Change Day
Three big steps in the last week could mean the beginning of the end for the current model of home care in Britain
A new TUC report shows occupational segmentation is more gendered now than 20 years ago. What can be done?
On National Stress Awareness Day, Surviving Work founder Elizabeth Cotton outlines her vision of Radical Resilience
It's time to learn that the NHS needs total quality management, says leading healthcare commentator Roy Lilley.
A new survey has shown shocking -- but far from surprising -- evidence that the voices of NHS staff must be heard more clearly
As Francis showed, when hospitals are under pressure to cut budgets there is a strong temptation to get the skills mix wrong.
British public sector workers are more fearful than ever -- except where change is managed with staff involvement.
The NHS is suffering a stress epidemic. Tackling that problem should be at the heart of efforts to improve patient care.
Margaret Thatcher's carer kept the former British PM's mind going. Shouldn't all older people be entitled to that support?
NHS staff feel under attack, but if they take it out on campaigners for better services we will all be losers
The public inquiry into the Mid Staffs scandal showed the need for culture change -- but will the report deliver it?
Privatisation and deregulation of Britain's schools is leading to a growing number of children losing education and protection.
Recent data from the new NHS Commissioning Board show that white applicants to its positions are far more likely to succeed
In this Anti-Bullying Week, let's remember that staff are not the only victims
Britain's NHS Employers support the government-backed Engage for Success. But what do they mean by 'employee engagement'?
If every care worker received the living wage the implications for public finance and services would be truly radical
With the BBC Panorama programme today exposing yet another mistreatment scandal, we ask: why is whistleblowing still so risky?
Less than a year after its takeover of Hinchingbrooke health trust, falling performance and staff cuts are bad signs.
Britain's NHS is often not a safe place to raise concerns about patient care or poor practice or financial skulduggery
A quarter of a century after I went part-time to care for my young children, why is it still exceptional for men to do that?