NHS Scotland – it should not take courage to care

On the 17th July 2017, the Scottish Government announced an “Enhanced service for NHS Scotland staff” The Scottish Government began this announcement stating that: “Staff in Scotland’s health service will … Continue reading NHS Scotland – it should not take courage to care

‘Official Interference’

This is my reply to a blog that was posted in the Holyrood Magazine: Thursday 13th July 2017 Dear Tom, I read the blog post titled ‘Official Interference’ written by … Continue reading ‘Official Interference’

Honesty and openness: ‘not an edited official tale’

When Nicola Surgeon became First Minister of Scotland she said: “I intend that we will be an open and accessible Government” (26 November 2014) On the Front page of the … Continue reading Honesty and openness: ‘not an edited official tale’

‘How to Improve’

The Nuffield Trust has recently published “Learning from Scotland’s NHS”. This report was based on a select group of “30 senior leaders and experts from Scottish health and care”. One … Continue reading ‘How to Improve’