Blog posts by Niall Dickson

4 November 2009 | Comments: 6
Integrating the commissiong health and social care should drive new means of delivery that reflect the needs of those using services rather than those who provide them.
6 October 2009 | Comments: 1
Niall Dickson comments on Stephen O'Brien's admission at the Conservative Party conference 2009 that far from being the source of evil, targets could be a good thing.
17 July 2009
In his blog, Niall Dickson comments on the recently published social care Green Paper, Shaping the Future of Care Together'.
28 April 2009
We are in a serious recession from which the NHS is not immune. The Budget signals that no matter who is in power from 2011, medium-term spending prospects are grim.
24 October 2008 | Comments: 1
Deciding who does what will be vital if we're to get a quality service from the regulators. Niall Dickson reflects on the new role of the Care Quality Commission.
17 July 2008
The NHS Next Stage Review outlines sensible measures to transform patient care, but Niall Dickson argues that real cultural change is needed in the health service.