Are new care models working? When evaluating, always remember: human stories matter.

Val and James - Proactive Care New Care Models

On Tuesday this week I attended a Kings Fund event titled ‘Mainstreaming primary and acute care systems and multispecialty community providers’. The event focused on sharing the learning coming out of the multidisciplinary community providers (MCP) and primary and acute care systems (PACS) new care models vanguards. The various speakers spoke eloquently and passionately about what … Read more

Imitate the Action of the Tiger


The Wikipedia entry for ‘Vanguard’ states that it has a number of functions, including “… seeking out the enemy and securing ground in advance of the main force.” I’m not entirely sure this is what Simon Stevens and NHS England had in mind, but when you consider the current challenges faced by the NHS, military … Read more