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Rebuilding the jigsaw

This month has seen me working with colleagues across the health system in Leeds, as well as our member practices, to look at how we can recombine commissioning budgets. This follows a period of fragmentation as a result of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and what, on the face of it, appears to […]

A period of relative calm

I feel that the past couple of weeks have been among the slightly quieter ones since I took on the role of Chief Executive for our CCG. No doubt a week away from the office for a break in Ireland has helped introduce a feeling of relative calm. Despite the apparent quieter period there’s still […]

How times have changed…

Recently my colleague Phil Corrigan, our CCG’s Chief Executive, talked about how she returned to her nursing roots 32 years to the day from when she first stepped into the profession. I had a similar experience recently and it made me realise how much things have changed since my first tentative steps into the world […]

Going back to where it all started

Thirty two years to the day when I first stepped out into nursing I was back retracing my steps and learning new skills but before I tell you more about that I thought I’d give you a quick snapshot of what I’ve been up to in the last fortnight…has it really only been two weeks […]

Time flies by

When I first started writing this blog I thought the last few weeks have been quieter than usual and then it dawned on me that this wasn’t the case. Maybe I’ve improved my own efficiency or I’m that busy now that the weeks fly by. This past few weeks has seen me get involved in […]

Transformation…the wheels are turning

Phil Corrigan, our Chief Executive, talks about how the juggernaut of transformation has started to make progress and her recent national discussions about integrated health and social care.

Learning from others here and abroad

The coming month will be a busy one for me which also includes a very special birthday but before I tell you about that I want to talk about my holiday as it has been one that has given me food for thought.

What does quality mean to you?

With a little helping of some Quality Streets we have been asking staff, and some of our clinical leads, what does quality mean to you?