I’m currently sat at Stockholm train station en route to ServDes – a service design and innovation conference taking place this week in Linköping. Tomorrow myself and Ferg are running an unconference session, we’re hoping to talk to people there about what they consider evidence to be and how they use it in their practice. … More Evidence Informed Practice in the Design of Services
This blog post has been a hard one to write as it has forced me to address, and now to commit publicly, how I feel about cancer treatments and cost effectiveness and rationing. This post ends in a reflection that I suspect some people will struggle to comprehend about my fabulous Dad. Context This week … More Cancer – the cost of no cure
Community Care are running a story today that reports on a survey of practitioners conducted by the College of Social Work that found “Most social workers would not pay more than £50 to join the College of Social Work”. The College, recommended by the Social Work Task Force last year, is charged with improving the Social … More Professional Social Work?
Today is 11 November 2010, remembrance day. I’m on my third poppy this year, just don’t seem able to hold onto one, not that I mind as I think the Royal British Legion do fabulous work and deserve every penny they get. I’ve written about my thoughts on service personnel before Respect please! if you … More Never was so much owed by so many to so few