Tag Archives: Public services

An action plan for a more open UK government

Andreas Pavlou on the importance of open government in driving transparency and reform, and how you can participate in a new government consultation Continue reading

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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 funding and finance

For a long time government has said that it wants to make it easier for charities, particularly smaller ones, to access funding. The civil society strategy lays out some ways this could happen. 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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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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Volunteering round-up: June 2018

Volunteers' Week is over for another year, but we have plenty for you to catch up on, including efforts to improve the disclosure and barring service and local transport services. 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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