Tag Archives: Commissioning

Public services round-up: August 2018

In public services news from the last month, we cover the civil society strategy, the latest developments in the NHS, and a consultation on the European Social Fund. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about public services

Public service design and delivery is a key theme of the civil society strategy. Here we explore how the aims laid out in the Strategy will be achieved. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What you need to know

The main themes and key recommendations of the government's civil society strategy, with our commentary. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: July 2018

Transforming Rehabilitation contracts will be ended two years early in 2020, the effectiveness of social impact bond models in health and social care have been explored, and NHS Expo is happening soon. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: June 2018

This month we’ve got new reports on commissioning and partnership working, along with more in the series of Health and Wellbeing Alliance webinars, and a free conference on social care. Continue reading

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Why Carillion’s legacy might be better social value

The collapse of Carillion raised fundamental questions about the risks of outsourcing and the effects of having services delivered by a few large providers. Continue reading

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Health and wellbeing news round-up: June 2018

With the announcement of an extra £20bn for the NHS, is social care losing out? Plus, the latest health reports and more. Continue reading

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Public Services News Round-up: May 2018

The Open Government Network has just launched its manifesto, and an action plan to improve working between the health and social care and voluntary sectors has been jointly agreed between NHS England, Public Health England, the Department of Health and Social Care and the Health and Wellbeing Alliance. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: April 2018

This month we have a bumper edition of news and events including the launch of the next phase of the VCSE Review, the upcoming PSTA conference, new Health and Wellbeing Alliance events, and more Continue reading

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Funding round-up: April 2018

This month, the Work and Pensions select committee publishes a new report into the European Social Fund, charity shops facing a postcode lottery on business rate relief, the Charity Tax Commission consultation, the latest from Funding Central, and more Continue reading

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