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...

The Italian way

The thing about the Italian way is there is no Italian way. It's an Italian thing to be different to go your own way. This means there is no model or way of doing things that can be copied in the...

Why is KHub going dotty?

Your new Knowledge Hub has an exciting new look and feel, along with some improved ways to use the functionality and get involved in your groups. One of the things you told us was that...

Gathering local authority feedback quickly and efficiently

We interviewed Alex Marshall , Programme Support at the Local Government Association about how the LG Inform and LG Inform Plus Group is used to support a range of work including gathering...

The chemistry has to be right

  Appoint a good manager and the results will improve. Appoint a great manager and success is guaranteed. Well that's the theory in practice past success doesn't guarantee future...