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Clinician Versus Manager: Overcoming the Great Divide

11 March 2019

doctor working on laptop

The NHS needs to change for it to meet the rising demands. Delivering on both the five-year forward view and the STPs will be one of the biggest challenges NHS leaders will face in the coming year. I sat down with Smriti Singh, Programme Director and husband Neil who is a clinician to discuss how they have drawn on each other’s experiences and insights to benefit them both.

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Interim Partners Awards – The Passion of Winning Teams

15 July 2016

The Institute of Interim Management (IIM) have named 5 of our team in their list of the UK’s top 19 consultants. Interim Partners came 2nd out of the top 80 Interim Service Providers (we have been 1st or 2nd for the past 4 years).

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Top five rules for growing your team

16 May 2016

Claire Carter shares lessons she's learned from growing the Public Sector team.

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Time to take ownership of our “new” Local Health Economy

13 May 2016

With Lord Carter’s report now recently published, Local Health Economies are being discussed more and more these days as a result of the forthcoming challenges facing the NHS today.

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A day in the life of an NHS Chief Executive

21 January 2016

Denise speaks to Karen James, who is currently the Chief Executive at Tameside NHS Foundation Trust. Karen joined the Trust in 2013, after it was placed in special measures.

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Tougher times for the NHS as winter draws in

16 November 2015

Winter is drawing in again and this is normally a time when Interim Managers who work in the NHS are historically very busy.

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My evening with Keith McNeill & Roy Lilley

22 October 2015

Do we continue to place Trusts into special measures indefinitely? How do we increase staffing levels? Is fundamental system reform what’s needed - is it doable or desired?

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Have you heard the news from Monitor?

21 October 2015

With the launch of the HSJ investigation into the causes and consequences of the NHS’s growing reliance on temporary clinical and medical staff, I am interested to discuss the impact and future of non-clinical interim managers within the NHS. 

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My evening with Sir Robert Naylor: “The future is about collaboration”

21 September 2015

Roy Lilley's latest Health Chat: Sir Robert states that the NHS CEO role “is the best job in the NHS.”

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The Holy Grail? NHS, IT and creating impact

8 September 2015

A guest editorial for on three IT related areas which would make it easier and safer for patients to “get in; get diagnosed; get fixed up; get out; and get on with their lives.”  

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