Leadership


The Governance Advisory Practice
In many ways this is strange as there is no shortage of literature offering opinions on styles of leadership, matters reserved and appropriate behaviours for board members. The English model of corporate governance is imitated to varying degrees throughout the world and certainly sets a benchmark by which other systems are judged, even when they are strikingly different. There are a number of key features of our system of governance which need to be remembered: The principle of collective responsibility, delivered normally through a unitary board […]

What is a Board for anyway?


The CQC “state of care” report was published yesterday. What we’ve found: unacceptable variation in quality The CQC’s tougher approach to inspecting care services using more rigorous, expert-led inspections are starting to give a deeper understanding of the quality of health and social care than ever before. The CQC says that it “found many examples of good and outstanding care. But we’ve also found wide variation in quality. There are big differences in the quality of care that people experience from different providers, in different […]

State of Care 2013-14 – CQC – “Unacceptable variations in quality”