Published Articles

Please note that most of my articles originally published on Public Servant are now available on my blog.

Publication Article Date
Health Service Journal BlogWhether its football or the NHS evryone is an expert23-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe language of winers and losers19-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogOne word inspection visits don\'t help16-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogWill it be happy ever after for the NHS13-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogBeds too hard,food cold, nothing is just right11-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogWho would admit to being a raceist11-June-14
Health Service Journal BlogSome pionters for NHS equality and diversity council2-June-14
Knowledge HubThe man in the white suit22-May-14
Knowledge HubPositive discrimination -will it mean incompetant people are appionted 22-May-14
Knowledge HubThe changing officer member relationship20-May-14
Knowledge HubPushed off the glass cliff19-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogA change is as good as an arrest30-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogCan a leader be too good at their job21-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogStirring up the multicultural melting pot 13-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogBetter Care Fund fiasco9-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogYes- to all black short lists for senior posts6-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe truth is stranger than fiction1-May-14
Health Service Journal BlogBetter a poor service than no service25-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogIt is sometimes best not to follow the leader24-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogYou need more than a change in the law to improve care17-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe politics of language14-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogI don\'t want to be a consumer I am happy to be a patient9-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogNew boss to navigate us through the next few years8-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogIn the NHS you need political skills to survive1-April-14
Community CareAll to often dementia in old age leads to proffessions disreguarding human rights28-April-14
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkHow to manage services you know nothing about28-April-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe NHS should resist the American way25-March-14
Health Service Journal BlogFlorida The future of old peoples care24-March-14
Health Service Journal BlogMiddle managers need to stir it up14-March-14
Health Service Journal BlogWhat happend to the battle against instituionalisation12-March-14
Health Service Journal BloglLove over fear in absence management6-March-14
Health Service Journal BlogYou can\'t run Trusts like football clubs4-March-14
Community CareFaceing the challange about being open as a carer10-March-14
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkHow can public leaders leave a legacy17-March-14
Health Service Journal BlogThere was no golden era to be a public sector worker25-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogLife on the frontline is tough whereever you work 24-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogUpdate the unwritten rules of workplace behaviour19-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogStop looking for a quick fix from the private sector14-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogBoard room battles take place in the shaddows11-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe blured lines around who you can appiont 7-February-14
Community CareWhy social workers should care about growth in harmfull drinking amongst older people 24-February-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe Blue Badge Test-When the directors job becomes impossible 31-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogWanted business people to save the NHS28-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogDo we expect higher morale standards from our leaders27-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogCutomer care is such a drag24-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogThe dilema of a tough management decsion15-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogNew year time to get a new job13-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogFrom flower power to Facebook10-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogWhy Sherlock could never make it as an NHS manager7-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogPoliticans want to slay the beast that never was6-Jan-14
Health Service Journal BlogLonger life expectancy may be too much of a good thing3-Jan-14
Inside HousingAs austerity bits HA board members must rise to the challange31-Jan-14
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkTen tips to make your boss a better leader15-Jan-14
mjSelfish ,shortsighted and old 27-December-13
MJGoing to the pub at lunch time12-December-13
MJSimple test of corporate culture 2-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogBring back awards to reward quality30-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogWill 2014 be the tear of ethical leadership19-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogWe didn\'t need all those staff after all16-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogThe drive for equality and diversity in the NHS6-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogIn business there are no ideal partners6-December-13
Community CareShould a violent criminal record automatically bar you from working with young people and vulnerable adults20-December-13
Health Service Journal BlogHalloween is over stop the whitch hunt8-November-13
Health Service Journal BlogChange the delay,deny,defend culture7-November-12
MJlabrador or Rottweiler25-November-13
MJMan of the people21-November-13
MJJust doing enough20-November-13
MJJump the shark18-November-13
MJDon\'t be a cookie cutter leader13-November-13
MJTransferable skills and shock of the new11-November-13
MJSmackdown8-November-13
MJTo build you must first demolish5-November-13
MJDifficult time for managers1-November-13
Health Service Journal BlogMan management is a funny old game30-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogHunts care plane puts burden on family before state21-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogManagers- always look on the bright side21-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogAre hospital chairs over reaching their roles18-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogNo one can provide quality care in 15 minutes15-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogI don\'t need to go to hospital9-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogDont unnecessarily annoy the patients4-Ocober-13
Local Government AssociationEducating Yorkshire28-October-13
Local Government AssociationAlways look on the bright side17-October-13
Local Government AssociationExit PA\'s from LA\'s14-October-13
Local Government AssociationBirthday lunch with the chief executive11-October-13
Health Service Journal BlogYou dont want to know the answer27-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogTrusts dont expect cheief executives to hang around26-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogLokk beyound the supermarket model for health services25-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogFamilies shouldnt have to do a hospitals job17-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogCareer advice be opinonated, abrasive and intolerant10-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogLeadership is about taking responsibility9-September-13
The GuardianStrictly Whitehall30-September-13
Inside HousingHR issues expert opinion6-September-13
Health Service Journal BlogOnly in America27-August-13
Health Service Journal BlogLeadership balanacing act19-August -13
Health Service Journal BlogLead from the front and from behind the sceens15-August-13
Health Service Journal BlogNo blame the NHS gain9-August-13
Health Service Journal BlogStress, strokes and Robin Hood7-August-13
Health Service Journal BlogWhat can we learn from the CQC cover up story2-August-13
Health Service Journal BlogThere will always be staff who feel bullied29-July-13
Health Service Journal BlogTackling inequality the forgotten priority25-July-13
Health Service Journal BlogSpecial Measures are a stick to beat trusts with17-July-13
Health Service Journal BlogThe differance between a board and a cabinet11-July-13
Health Service JournalWe\'re missing the signs of alcohol abuse among older people9-JULY-13
Health Service JournalLights camerainaction5-JULY-13
Health Service Journal BlogMy own experiance of a report cover up5-JULY-13
Community Carewhen Directors need to take a more hands on approach8-July-13
Public Servant Is bullying sometimes just tough management 29-July -13
Public Servant You look like trouble23-July-13
Public Servant Services under special measures19-July-13
Public ServantWe need positive policing not positive decrimination15-JULY-13
Public ServantRedesigning for austerity3-July-13
Public ServantThe Hodge dodge and the Hammersmith and Fulham manoeuver1-July-13
Community CareFloor to ceiling porn31-May-13
Health Service JournalCan clinicIans make good managers 18-June-13
Health Service Journal BlogAre the best leaders special ones 11-June-13
Public Servant Is removing potentially damaging info from a report always a cover up24-June-13
Public Servant Redundant manager seeks rewarding post 17-June-13
Public ServantWe dont need irresponsible leadership3-June -13
Health Service Journal BlogIs iot that good to talk30-May-13
Health Service Journal BlogData should inform commissioning decisions22-May-13
Health Service Journal BlogThe power of the HSJ blog17-May-13
Health Service Journal BlogChallanging the myth of intergrated care15-May-13
Health Service Journal BlogThe problem with superfical inspections 8-May-13
Public ServantHere comes the consolidator 23-May-13
Public ServantWin, lose or draw 10-May-13
Community CareIts all to easy to blame care providers for low pay26 -April-13
Health Service Journal BlogCut the news speak out of redundacy announcements29-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogCould the Rooney Rule work in the public sector22-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogCommercial Catch 2217-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogMid Staffs Foundation Trust can go bust16-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogNot sleeping your way to the top16-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogSenior management was incompetent and reckless10-April-13
Health Service Journal BlogA rising management star crashes and burns3-April-13
Public ServantWhat happens when you subtract admin29-April-13
Public ServantWe must commission for equality because we are not all the same25-April-13
Public ServantThe Devil is in the detail the complexity of commissioning for outcomes25-April-13
Public ServantWhat\'s it like when the private sector take over22-April-13
Public Servant Stay in touch with your staff25 April
Community CareThe rise of badly behaved managers25-February-13
Knowledge HubManagerialism22-March-13
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkOff with their heads. Don\'t blame managers just because they are in charge28-March-13
Health Service JournalHigh level anger management27-March-13
Health Service JournalThe power of the political placebo25=March=13
Health Service JournalIf the shark doesn\'t get you HR will18-March-13
Health Service JournalPatients v Business case11-March-13
Health Service JournalA Shakspearian story at the top of the NHS6-March-13
Health Service JournalInterim NHS managers can relate to Rafael Benitez5-March-13
Public ServantCouncil\'s bin survey ask\'s \"Are you gay?\" 24- March-13
Public ServantSlimming diet proves unpalatable21-March-13
Health Service JournalPassion runneth over in the job search28-February-13
Health Service JournalThe NHS should aim higher than \"don\'t be evil\"20-February-13
Health Service JournalAn NHS love story14-February-13
Health Service JournalClearing up the confusion on commissioning11-February-13
Health Service JournalFrancis will likely say parts of theNHS aren\'t good with people4-February-13
Public ServantChanging the banking culture25-February-13
Public ServantMore management less leadership18-February-13
Public ServantTake it in turns leadership11-February-13
Public Servant\"Careless\" doesn\'t begin to cover it11-February-13
Public ServantEquality in the Public sector-a gigantic backward step?4-February-13
Knowledge HubSmarter and Harder is for Dummies28-January-13
Knowledge HubLessons in leadership from a master of disaster24-January-13
Public ServantWant to be a good manager then drop the metaphors14-January-13
Health Service JournalIs it harder to be an honest senior manager in todays NHS21-January-13
Health Service JournalMoney can\'t buy an all star team29-January-13
Health Service JournalLeadership lessons from the thine white Duke14-January-13
Health Service JournalMilitary style leadership doesn\'t suit the public sector7-January-13
Health Service JournalA new look for health service leaders2-January-13
Public ServantAre you in a power league of part timers28-January-13
Public ServantWhy the public sector should aviod head hunters21-January-13
Public ServantWhich leadership style is best for public sector4-January-13
Community CareFed up of cuts and pay freezes-why not stop smiling?17-December-12
Health Service JournalWhy the public sector shouldn\'t use head hunters28-December-12
Health Service JournalThe drama of being a whistle blower6-December-12
Health Service JournalConcern that black staff are more likely to be discipined4-December-12
Public ServantWhistleblowers and genda quotas3-December-12
MJImpersonating a manager3-December-12
Health Service JournalWhats so hard about saying sorry?21-November-12
Public ServantWhy M is for Mother19-November-12
Public ServantShould we get rid of the Chief Exec12-November-12
Health Service JournalProtecting the NHS brand or devaluing it 15-November-12
Health Service JournalStairlift on cell block H12-November-12
Health Service JournalBetter to seek forgiveness than ask permission7-November-12
Public ServantIt\'s the medium not the message5-November-12
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkCivil Service- Does the boss still know what is best19-October-12
Public ServantThere is real value in maintaining the union31-Ocober-12
Public ServantSteady Eddie v Flash Harry in the promotion game29-October-12
Public ServantCan you pay less and still attract the best21-October-12
Health Service JournalWinterbourn View was shocking but hardly surprising31-October-12
Health Service JournalHarassment has not gon away19-October-12
Health Service JournalThe schocking truth about anonymous comments12-October-12
Public ServantNo end insight to high stress and low morale1-October-12
Knowledge HubChampions4-October-12
Health Service JournalCulture is as intangible as the air we breath8-October-12
Health Service JournalEqual oppertunities under the new CCGs2-October-12
Public Servant Making a difference - a little bit here,a little bit there..October-12
Community CareCutting non essential services28-September-12
Health Service JournalStampede for the exit26-September-12
Public ServantHow much are you worth?24-September-12
Public ServantSmells like team spirit17-September-12
Health Service JournalDid she jump or was she pushed?19-September-12
Health Service JournalHow to be successful at interview11-September-12
Health Service JournalUnLearning leadership in the NHS4-September-12
Public ServantLazy,incompetent and over paid10 -September-12
Public ServantMale and Pale? may be ministers are to blameSeptember-12
Community CareSocial work is losing influence when we need it most31-August-12
Public ServantEqual Oppertunites? One thing at a time28-August-12
Public ServantAnd the gold medal for bureaucracy goes to.....21-August-12
Public ServantEconomies of scale contribute to abuse13-August-12
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkGoing for gold10-August-12
Health Service Journal Blog5o shades of management9-August-12
Public ServantThe office mutiny and how to manage it 6-August-12
Health Service Journal BlogIs trust really the be all and end all of leading?20-July-12
Public ServantFew racists but a lot of racism16-July-12
Public ServantDo you need front line experiance of a service to lead it26-July-12
Public ServantThe sedating of disruptive patients19-July-12
Public ServantCan we ever stop children running away5-July-12
Health Service Journal BlogDeath in a hostel25-June-12
Public ServantNo one likes a snitch12-June-12
Public ServantPeople suffer as local authorites do the right thing18-June-12
Health Service Journal BlogWho cares what they think12-June-12
Public ServantCare homes for the poor11-June-12
Health Service Journal BlogHire and Fire at will4-June-12
Health Service Journal BlogPlaying to the whistle28-May-12
Knowledge HubBounce-back ability11-May-12
Public ServantThe NHS needs more cuddly leaders28-May-12
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkThe problem of presenteeism24-May-12
Public ServantWhy don\'t we do what works?14-May-12
Public ServantIs this a Lean organisation or a skinny one?21-May-12
Health Service Journal BlogThe fall of the Roman Empire18-May-12
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkThre is a big gap between mangers self image and how others see them9-May-12
Public ServantIs a job in the car industry worth more than one in the care industry?21-May-12
Public ServantToo many managers think they are perfect3-May-12
Public Servant It may be cheaper but is it any better?May-12
Health Service JournalSent home in the early hours27-April-12
Public ServantWhy do bad things happen in care homes?26-April-12
Community CareSay hello to the 9 to 5 manager18-April-11
Public ServantTeachers get bullied to11-April-12
Public ServantInstitutional Racism-the hidden problem10-April-12
MJSuckers and rip off merchants27-March-12
MJThe end of tribalism in Local Government?11-March-12
MJOurs is not to reason why21-March-12
Public ServantWhy won\'t social workers tell people what they do22-March-12
Health Service Journal BlogCollaboration with the private sector a necessary evil4 -March-12
Public ServantWhy is staffing in the public sector still not fair and equal?19-March-12
Health Service Journal BlogYes we do talk about you13-March-12
Public ServantWhich type of manager are you12-March-12
Health Service Journal BlogIn NHS board games,no one is safe24-February-12
Health Service Journal BlogIs there an i in success-busting the team building myth17-February-12
The Guardianmanagement clinic-catching the ear of the boss21-February-12
Public ServantHow to win that grant8-February-12
Public Servant Is it the size of bonuses that offends so much?15-February-12
The MJ blogThis is what we did on our away day13-February-12
Public Servant The NHS is not a business and should not be run like one9-February-12
Health Service Journal BlogIs it alright for a man to wear black eyeliner to work?6-Febuary-12
Health Service Journal BlogAre managers to busy to manage?6-Febuary-12
Public Servant The Right QuestionsFebuary-12
The MJ blogManagement consultants can we still afford them do we still need them?27-January-12
Health Service Journal BlogAre leaders a product of thier environment or is it the other wat round?25-January-12
Public Servant manageing gay men -is it different?31-January-12
The MJ blogIf staff staff morale is at an all time low you know you are doing something right 25-January-12
The MJ blogThere are many ways to get rid of a Director24 -January-12
The MJShould we be cutting so many top jobs?24 -January-12
The MJ blog2012 the year of UnLearing management15-January-12
The MJChief execs v Elected Mayors11-January-12
The MJ blogmiss congeniality13-January-12
Health Service Journal BlogProfit and loss in the new public sector17-January-12
Health Service JournalDon\'t presume racism is nolonger a problem10-January-12
Community CareIntergration of Health and Social care is outdated and unnecessary9-January-12
Public ServantWorth their weight in gold?January-12
Public ServantCan you make a racist remark and not be a racist?22-December-11
Public ServantWhen public servants are out of their depth16-December-11
Health Service Journal BlogIs community care as we know it dead?6-December-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhen is a whistleblower not a whistle blower?5-December -11
Health Service Journal BlogThe strikes don\'t mean staff don\'t like doing their job2-December-11
Guardian Social Care networkSetting the boundaries in social work2-December-11
Public ServantHow to maintain morale when the future is so bleak1-December-11
Public ServantCommunity care is dead24-November-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhose finger prints are on the back stabbing knife?21-November-11
Health Service Journal BlogCustomer care alone is not enough21-November-11
Public ServantGetting closer or too close23-November-11
Community CareSocial work boundaries how times have changed23-November-11
Health Service Journal BlogMacho macho management10-November-11
Health Service Journal BlogDancing with the Devil? Exorcism in the NHS2-November-11
Public Servant What makes people think private sector management is better?11-November-11
Public ServantHelping patients by casting out their demons3-November-11
Public ServantWhy can\'t Health and social services get it together?3-November-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhy can\'t Health and social services get it together?31-October-11
Public ServantHow much longer will my flu jab be free27-October-11
Public Servant Culture beats strategy every time24-October-11
Health Service Journal BlogIn the drive for equality culture eats strategy for breakfast21-October-11
Health Service Journal BlogIt\'s time to talk about values13-October-11
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkWhy the NHS will struggle to attract commisioning high flyers13-October-11
Health Service Journal BlogIs the Public sector running out of ideas?13-October-11
Community CareWhy the Godfather is the latest inspiration for Public sector managers30-September-11
Public Servantwho says bullying dosen\'t bother NHS staff29-September-11
Public ServantShould a struck off nurse be allowed to care for patients?23-September-11
Public ServantPass the human parcel27-September-11
Health Service Journal BlogSay no to \"Yes\" men and women22-September-11
Community CareDale Farm and why we must learn to engage with Gypsies and Travellers19-September-11
Health Service Journal Blogleaders lack confidence to make changes they\'ve been asked to make 10-September-11
Health Service Journal BlogApple of the eye-why leaders should never be seen as in dispensible5-September-11
Public ServantRomany gypsies and Irish Travellers nightmare neighbours or persecuted minority8-September-11
Health Service Journal BlogDon\'t make me think1-September-11
Public ServantIt\'s a risky businessSeptember-11
Public ServantHow many chief executives are truly indispensable?31-August-11
Health Service Journal BlogLeadreship, not as dangerous as some might make out21-August-11
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkLow morale in the public sector not just about job losses22-August-11
Health Service Journal BlogIf bullying doesn\'t bother staff why are so many absent?18-August-11
Health Service Journal BlogTrying to force Equality11-August-11
Public ServantLeadership is not dangerous8-August-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhat happens when pleaseing the boss goes too far?5-August-11
Public ServantPensioners in Prision.. who cares?4-August-11
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkHow did your boss get to the top?28-July-11
Public ServantIt is only fair that all leave is cancelled-except for senior managers 26-July-11
Health Service Journal BlogChanging behaviour needs more than a \"nudge\"25-July-11
Health Service Journal BlogIs your organisation accepting the unacceptable?21-july-11
Public ServantThey call it Ethical Fading21-July-11
Community CareSorry guys, your annual leave is cancelled,a cuationary socialwork tale15-July-11
Health Service Journal BlogThe difference between what is said and what is ment7-July-11
Health Service Journal BlogBeyond samosas and reggae7-July-11
Public ServantGet set to develop your managersJuly-11
Public ServantLeadership skills for those who aspire to leadJuly-11
Public ServantThey would say that wouldn\'t they24-June-11
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkPartnerships how much team work does happen in the Public Sector?20-June-11
Public ServantImproving care the Britans Got Talent way15-June-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhat happens when chief executives are slow to pick up on patient complaints10-June-11
Health Service Journal BlogCan Local Authorites step up as good providers of care?9-June-11
Health Service JournalSenior managers need to get hands on with customers8-June-11
Health Service Journal BlogLife after senior management;it is not over for the over 50\'s6-June-11
Health Service Journal BlogThe end of the start of Personalisation in adult social care4-June-11
Community CarePersonalisation was over sold time to scale it back3-June-11
Public ServantToo old to rock and roll1-June-11
Public ServantDo you know what\'s going on1-June-11
Health Service Journal BlogTh never asked question\"What if I am wrong?\"27-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogCollective failures can hinder social care26-May-11
Public ServantHate Crimes26-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogUndermanaged NHS needs step change24-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogThe culture shift required to achieve equality in the work place22-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogHeroes and villans19-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogPowers of the dynamic duo19-May-11
Public ServantRace and identity18-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogFair,cheap and intimidating - the future of NHS services?10-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogMake \'em laugh10-May-11
Guardian Public Leaders NetworkPraise for local government deputies9-May-11
Health Service Journal BlogMaking time for successful management development3-May-11
Public ServantThere\'s no easy way to say thisMay-2011
Guardian ProfessionalMentoring is a way of developing leadership skills29-April-11
Public ServantWhy most management development programmes fail27-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogThe casualties of workplace conflict aren\'t just the staff21-April-11
Community CareIt\'s time to stand up for social work middle managers21-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogGraduates need more than a degree from the University of life20-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogGetting the message accross20-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogStuck in the midddle18-April-11
Public ServantEric is gunning for you18-April-11
Public ServantNo surprise that workplace conflict is on the incrase 15-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogLearning the management lingo7-April-11
Community CareThe surgeon who refused to operate4-April-11
Public Servant blogThe American version4-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhen looking the part goes too far1-April-11
Health Service Journal BlogNeed an ambulance?Call the fire brigade.30-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogLobster on the menu28-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogSometimes the best thing to happen to a candidate is not to get the job28-March-11
Public ServantHigh heels and low journalism25-March-11
Public ServantCan a Local Authority go bust?24-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogCharm might not be on the jod description23-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogHow to win praise and influence people16-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogReplacing the irreplaceable15-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogHead hunters, beauty parades and trial by sherry9-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogTaking the fight to bullies in the work place 7-March-11
Health Service Journal BlogPoor elderly care is more tham circumstantial4-March-11
Public ServantFishing in a wider poolMarch-11
Health Service Journal BlogLiving on pizza saved my life28- February-11
Health Service Journal BlogAre there any leaders who don\'t do U turns24-February-11
Guardian ProfessionalA dramatic public sector management cull24-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogThe blame game won\'t halt elderly care failings23-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogHospital food is a recipe of contrary ingredients20-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogTaking action against work place discrimination18-February-11
Public ServantBig Society strangled ar birth17-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogWhy didn\'t I get the job?16-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogVoluntary groups shouldn\'t take funding for granted14-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogYour\'re going home-improving the interview proccess10-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogPlan B or not plan B10-February-11
Inside HousingHas equality gon as far as it can?10-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogThere\'s something fishy about all this change7-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogWe will let you know by the weekend4-February-11
Health Service Journal BlogEquipping managers for an uncertain future2-February-11
Public ServantPartnerships under fireFebruary-2011
Public Servant The Tough Question For LeadersFebruary-2011
Health Service Journal BlogShe looked like she was on a big ride at Alton Towers30-January-11
Guardian PublicHow many chief executives are truly indispensable?25-January-11
Community CarePensioner crime wave can no longer be ignored14-January-11
Public ServantWhere is the incentive in the public sector?12-January-11
Guardian PublicWould I lie to you?11-January-11
Public ServantShould I stay or should I go?29-December-10
Public ServantMonkey business at council zoo14-December-10
Health Service Journal BlogIs the answer to have more black senior managers?2-December-10
Public ServantIt\'s cold out side8-December-10
Health Service Journal BlogBook of the Dead7-December-10
Health Service Journal Blogis cost cutting turning managers into bullies?4-December-10
Health Service Journal BlogBusiness people with medical degrees30-November-10
Health Service Journal BlogUndercover Boss28-November-10
MJPublic sector managers feel ill-equipped18-November -10
Health Service Journal BlogHospitals strike back over social care cuts21-November-10
Health Service Journal BlogMaking savings through sackings-but who goes?21-November-10
Public ServantHow to manage the silent killer in thes tough times5-November-10
Public ServantThe Real Time Bomb November-10
Community CareYou\'ll miss social care when it\'s gone29-October-10
Health Service Journal BlogGypsies and Travellers are the most disadvantaged minority with in our society20-October-10
Health Service Journal BlogIt won\'t be lack of money that does for the public sector19-Oct-10
Public Servant blogFairness...what is that exactly?12-October-10
Health Service Journal BlogSo what\'s wrong with wearing a dress to work?11-October-10
Health Service Journal BlogHow to fail with out really trying8-October -10
Health Service Journal BlogManagers need more than a short course to lead a divers workforce5-October -10
Public ServantWhat price exclusion?October 2010
Public ServantHow does a manager deal with\"bone idle\" staff?15-September-10
Public ServantIt\'s not such a big deal getting the sack10-September-10
Community CareDo you need to be a qualified social worker to be a good social work manager?1-September-10
Public ServantWish me luck as you wave me goodbyeSeptember-10
Public ServantSo what does make a good Public Sector manager?20-August-10
MJMen make better managers19-August-10
Public ServantA safe place to speak outAugust-10
Public Servant blogSenior managers are right to be worried30-July-10
Guardian PublicPublic managers: your sector needs you22-July-10
Public ServantPublic sector managers arn\'t up to the job20- July-10
MJWho must we keep and who can we lose?11-March 10
Public ServantWhy it is so hard tofire an incompetent public servant9-July-10
Inside HousingAviod the blame game2-July-10
Public Servant blogEngland management in tatters1-July-10
Guardian PublicMutiny in the work place25-June-10
MJIs it worth the hassel?23-June-10
Guardian PublicHow to cope with stress-before it\'s too late10-June-10
Public Servant blogWyh are high flyers always available to start work immeadiatly?2-June-10
Public ServantTreading carefully or treading on toesJune-10
Guardian PublicPermission to speak my mind28-May-10
Public ServantA good manager should challange and be challanged27-May-10
Public Servant blogLook out for snakes24-May-10
Guardian Public Why getting the sack is not such a big deal 10-May-10
Public Servant Why is working in the public sector seen as a cushy number? 10-May-10
Guardian Public A good ending 30-Apr-10
Public Servant Why is there a bonus culture in the public sector? 27-Apr-10
Public Servant Should your manager have been given the job? 21-Apr-10
Public Servant Disability hate crime 22-Mar-10
Public Servant How can managers handle a diverse workforce? 08-Feb-10
Guardian Public Public sector managers: It's not all bad 04-Feb-10
Public Servant What can we learn from vampires 03-Feb-10
Guardian Public All managers are leaders 11-Jan-10
Public Servant Fire your worst customers? Get real. 04-Dec-09
Public Servant Can you really do more with less? 09-Nov-09
Inside Housing Love them or Hate them 06-Nov-09
Public Servant Elections bring change but also naive politicians 16-Oct-09
Public Servant Can Public sector managers cope with cut backs 12-Oct-09
Municipal Journal People management in a harsh financial climate 08-Oct-09
Inside Housing Teaching Equality 02-Oct-09
Public Service Review Health issue 21 End the bullying Autumn 2009
Public Servant So just how close should managers get to their staff? 17-Sep-09
Public Servant Public sector workers are happy to bend the rules 10-Sep-09
Inside Housing Expert opinion-How far are you prepared to go 04-Sep-09
Municipal Journal Why are some managers not more angry more often? 03-Sep-09
Public Servant Growing managers to meet real needs Sep-09
Municipal Journal Why isn't a woman's place at the top? 20-Aug-09
Public Servant Daily Who's making you sick? 19-Aug-09
Public Servant Daily In Local Authorises a women's place is... 18-Aug-09
Public Servant The secrets of success in a" yes" culture Aug-09
Public Guardian No time for Machiavellian managers 27-Jul-09
Municipal Journal Why new skills will help you survive the recession 16-Jul-09
Inside Housing Maverick Managers 03-Jul-09
Pavilion - Ethnicity and Inequality in Health and Social Care Equipping managers to lead a diverse workforce - Vol 2 Issue 2 Jul-09
Public Servant The world's changed it's no longer Life on Mars Jun-09
Inside housing The difference between the sexes 29-May-09
Public Servant Daily Where do Coroners go for support 14-May-09
Public Servant The wisdom of old big head May-09
Inside Housing Cloughie's Lesion 24-Apr-09
Inside Housing Angry Management 03-Apr-09
Public Servant Welcome to a brilliant first day 01-Apr-09
Inside Housing Hitting the Zzz 06-Mar-09
Russell House UnLearning Management - short stories on modern management 01-Feb-09
Municipal Journal How many of you think you can do my job 18-Dec-08
Inside Housing Right for the job 05-Dec-08
Public Servant Ready for that senior post 01-Dec-08
Municipal Journal Learn the clichs to avoid them 06-Nov-08
NT Wasting precious time 14-Oct-08
Inside Housing At your service 10-Oct-08
Municipal Journal Would you drop your manager in it 18-Sep-08
Public Servant An every day tail of a city near you 01-Sep-08
Municipal Journal District View 01-Aug-08
Inside Housing Make me an Offer 25-Jul-08
Municipal Journal Baffling with Bull 25-Jul-08
Public Servant Down in the dumps Jul-08
Inside Housing On the Spot 27-Jun-08
Municipal Journal Grow your own talent 26-Jun-08
Health Service Journal Solving the staff morale equation 11-Jun-08
Municipal Journal Give credit where its due 05-Jun-08
Municipal Journal Is performance culture forcing managers to fib? 22-May-08
Care and Health I don't want rehab 28-Apr-08
Care and Health Why are we waiting? 25-Apr-08
Care and Health Conversation with an Ambulance Driver 25-Apr-08
Public Servant Daily Not GP's anymore but business men educated with medical degrees 22-Apr-08
Nursing Times Indifference says much more 15/21 April 2008
Guardian Unlimited Casualties of a changing NHS 15-Apr-08
Inside Housing Why trust starts at the top 04-Apr-08
Care and Health NHS patient criss cross the motorway network to meet government waiting list targets 02-Apr-08
Public Servant Daily Do you trust manager 04-Mar-08
Public Servant Daily One size doesn't fit all when accessing Primary Care 04-Mar-08
Public Servant Daily Do you trust your manager 04-Mar-08
Pavilion Publishing Ethnicity and Inequality in Health and Social Care Do staff think you're a better manager � Evaluating Leadership Development Mar-08
The Municipal Journal Do we still need social workers? 28-Feb-08
Care and Health What difference to Senior Managers really make? 25-Feb-08
The Municipal Journal Making life manageable 21-Feb-08
Can we help Do you trust your manager 20-Feb-08
Care and Health Now it's not star rating but satisfaction ratings 06-Feb-08
Inside housing Show them who's boss 01-Feb-08
Care and Health It's not unreasonable 31-Jan-08
Care and Health I didn't hear it from the PM 31-Jan-08
Care and Health What future social work with Adults 31-Jan-08
Human Resource Management International Digest No more heroes Vol 16 2008
Care and Health Managing your manager 19-Dec-07
Care and Health Do your staff think you're a better manager? 17-Dec-07
Health Service Journal Managing your manager 11-Dec-07
Care and Health They are taking our jobs and our houses 29-Nov-07
Health Service Journal The fear factor in management 30-Oct-07
Community Care It can be hard to find the time to work from home 18-Oct-07
The Municipal Journal Managing upwards 11-Oct-07
Guardian Unlimited Abuse of Power 10-Oct-07
The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services Taking the fear factor out of Leadership in the Public Services 03-Oct-07
Care and Health Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care 03-Oct-07
The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services Taking the fear factor out of Leadership in the Public Services 03-Oct-07
Care and Health Rediscovering the Public Sector ethos 01-Oct-07
Guardian Unlimited Will elderly people be able to choose when they go to bed? 16-Aug-07
Care and Health Working With the Faith Sector and Living with Contradictions 07-Aug-07
Care and Health Only The Very Rich Get What They Want When They Want It 02-Aug-07
Care and Health The links between equality and Social inclusion 01-Aug-07
Society Guardian Getting Rights Right 20-Jul-07
Care and Health Commissioning for Equality 19-Jul-07
Russell House An Elephant in the Room - an equality and diversity training manual 01-Jul-07
Society Guardian Capital in Culture 26-Jun-07
Community Care Open Forum - Barbie and Action Man - Gender Stereotypes 19-25 April 2007
Society Guardian Tomorrow's Workforce 23-Mar-07
Inside Housing Taking a Stand Against Inequality 16-Mar-07
Community Care Open Forum on Slavery 8-14 March 2007
Community Care Open Forum 8-14 February 2007
Guardian Unlimited Juggling New Life, Loss and Love 01-Feb-07
Community Care Does Faith Divide Us 25 - 31 January 2007
Human Resource Management International Digest Managing Racism in the Workplace Volume 15, No 4, 2007
The Guardian Comment - Social Services is no more 13-Sep-06
Community Care A Job Well Done 10-16 August 2006
Community Care Mind Your Tongue 22-28 June 2006
Public (The Guardian) How to Win Jobs and Influence People 01-Jun-06
Community Care Bring on the Champions 30-Mar-06
The Municipal Journal Following the Leader 16-Mar-06
The Municipal Journal A Shameless Take on Council Services 02-Mar-06
Community Care Losing Balance on the Ladder 15-Dec-05
Community Care What I Would Have Done Differently 20-Oct-05
Community Care Open Forum - Localism 15-Sep-05
Community Care Question Time 08-Sep-05
The Municipal Journal Local Voice Speaks Volumes 14-Jul-05
Local Government Chronicle If I Were You 09-Jun-05
Health Service Journal There's A Dream 24-Feb-05
Local Government Chronicle Arise, the Deskbound 01-Feb-05
Community Care Reflections - Changing role of social care staff 31-Jul-02
Local Government Chronicle Applying Yourself 09-Jun-00
Community Care Time to Promote League Tables 13-May-99
Municipal Journal The Balance Power 05-Jun-98
Professional Social Work B.A.S.W In Search of Cash Cows, Star Prospects and Dogs 01-Aug-97
Professional Social Work B.A.S.W Adapt and Survive 01-Mar-97
The Health Business Summary Community Care into the Millennium 01-Oct-96
Inside Housing Why We Need to Challenge the Consultants 01-Aug-96
The Guardian Careful Business 06-Dec-95
Care Weekly A New Agenda 01-Sep-95
Care Weekly The Hidden People 10-Jul-92
Social Work Today Chinese Lesson 09-Jul-92
Care Weekly Risking their Necks 06-Mar-92
Social Work Today Points of View - User Involvement 22-Aug-91
Care Weekly The Road to Equality 02-Aug-91
Care Weekly Sympathy for Risky Tea 07-Dec-90
Care Weekly Weekender 28-Jun-90
Care Weekly A Day in the Life 17-Nov-89
Care Weekly Change from Inside the Goldfish Bowl 17-Nov-89
Care Weekly When Staff Lose Control 12-May-89
Care Weekly 1+1=3 Staffing Rotas in Residential Homes 02-Dec-88
Care Weekly Enforced Removal 28-Oct-88
Social Work Today In Whose Best Interest 22-Sep-88
Care Weekly Home from Home 28-May-88
Social Work Today Nothing Ventured...Risk Taking in Community Care 10-Mar-88
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