Driving engagement in the new Knowledge Hub

We know engagement is what drives people to participate. When you’re trying to draw members into a conversation, help build trust in your group, or help other members discover what you are...

A picture is worth a thousand words

If you’ve ever searched for people to connect with or groups to join on Knowledge Hub, you’ll have noticed that there are rather a lot of grey profile images for individuals and the same...

Confrontational leadership

  A kick up the backside or arm round the shoulder. Delivered at the right time, in the right way both are recognised managerial responses. Some people respond better to one than the...

Interactive adult social care summary report for 2015/16

NHS Digital have published this interactive web-based summary report to give users a high level summary of a selected local authority’s activity in 2015/16 across the range of adult social...

Become an Apple Teacher

Become An Apple Teacher    (from http://www.teachertoolkit.me/2017/02/23/become-an-apple-teacher/) 23rd February 2017   Gerard Greally   2270 Views   ...

Where do they send bed blockers?

Delayed hospital discharges or " bed blocking " is hot news. As hospitals desperately try to unblock their beds where do they send patients and what happens to them? I am an ex social worker and...

What to expect when your new KHub goes live

We are pleased to let you know that the new version of Knowledge Hub is due to go live soon. Over the last few months we have been working to build a new look and feel for Knowledge Hub, with...

Transforming care and health through information and technology: Local Investment Programme

A  local investment programme run by the Care & Health Improvement Programme at the LGA, in partnership with NHS Digital, is inviting councils  to bid for one-off funding of...

More people with a business background would be good for local government, Not

  Donald Trump US president is appointing people with a business background to key posts in his administration because he believes government would be better if it was run like a business...

Bigging it Up

Am I lying or just overselling?  Am I bigging it up?  Making more of it than is justified?  Am I making something routine and commonplace sound different and innovative?  How...