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August 2020

Influencing clinical decision making behaviour, the job to be done

Organisations spend money on some good technical things that consultancies sell them, such as organisational development, pathways design, financial risk models. But the hard stuff is the soft stuff, how much do we spend on change management, ie behaviours? Clinical leaders are chosen because they have the skill to bring the clinical community to managing the corporate risk, but do we really value a clinical leader who reminds the board of...

The Corporate Blind Spot

The utilitarian/egocentric clash of cultures is driving a worrying divide between the corporate and the clinical communities. With the NHS financially constrained by cost of increasing demand, the corporate community (planners and managers) is focussed on the utilitarian need to live within its budget. The response to this corporate risk is all the governance systems and processes that any large organisation must have. Its not a lot different to running a...

An ethical dilemma…what is the right thing to do?

I have been a GP partner in the same practice for 28 years. Focused on the practical aspects of the here and now of everyday clinical care. Ethics seems like a remote privilege for clever people in academic departments. Ethical theories give us a structure for understanding what is the right thing to do in a given set of circumstances. The NHS was set up in 1948 in a welfare state as...

2 million clinical decisions every day in the NHS

Why have we have failed to manage demand for healthcare? The established, rather passive view is that demand is driven by demographic changes, technological advances and rising expectations. The corporate response has been technical through QIPP schemes and financial instruments such as pricing and incentive schemes along with “whole system” pathways and patient flow methodologies. More recently through Population Health and its well placed desire to target resources to those most in...

Clinical Panel forms a new partnership with At-Scale Consulting

At-Scale consulting has a range of tools and capabilities that are deployed across public sector projects. The NHS 10 year plan focusses attention on the development of Primary Care at the core of population health through Primary Care Networks. These all need to be established and developed through a maturity matrix. Clinical Panel Ltd has a growing number of GPs which is attractive to the At-Scale PCN development offer, hence this...