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Category Archives: Healthcare
Guardian Voluntary Sector Network has published an article by me on charity evaluators, organisations that examine charities on their effectiveness. I spoke to GiveWell in the US and Giving what we can in the UK, an organisation best-known for asking … Continue reading
It can take years for a story to go from being something that ‘everyone’ knows, to becoming today’s news. I was writing about government internet surveillance a decade ago, and was hardly the first. (The online world is not built … Continue reading
I have been visiting a lot of NHS hospitals recently, as part of research for EHI Intelligence’s forthcoming ‘Routes to EPR’ report. The results of that are due next month, although there are a few tasters in this EHI news … Continue reading
Whatever happened to the great British government IT scandal? In the 2000s, such events kept many journalists gainfully employed. Careers were built around the likes of the NHS National Programme for IT and identity cards. But their numbers have fallen … Continue reading
Today sees the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, the prime minister who saved/crippled Britain, giving new hope to/tearing the soul out of its communities and reforming/undermining the public sphere, delete according to preference. But it’s more complicated than that. If it … Continue reading