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Reducing the burden of reporting

In these austere times, public services are incredibly stretched. The Future Generations Bill in Wales will be the central organising principle for public services in Wales, but at the Good Practice Exchange’s shared learning seminar there was a fear that

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Churchill, Lemons, Lists and Sunshine

Well, well, well, you have been busy this week. What a bumper crop of blogs you’ve kindly submitted for the rest of the world to enjoy, it’s really rather kind of you. Thanks. A couple of our bloggers took up

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, beaches, blogging, budget cuts, charitable trusts, communicating, communities, cooking, cultural heritage, culture, data, fashion, food, health, health services, leadership, local government, open data, painting drawing, patient care, photography, public sector, radio, working practices, workplace

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

Language, art and a bit of elbow grease

We’ve had 10 contributions this week – thanks to everyone who’s blogged, read and liked the posts, as well as anyone who’s decided to follow the blog. It’s been great reading all your posts, and I highly recommend looking after

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Do Mundane Things. Get Your Ideas Accepted by Working Behind Enemy Lines, and Don’t be a Martyr

Are you trying to implement ideas at your organisation but you’re struggling to get them accepted? In this post Chris Bolton a.k.a. What’s the PONT looks at a different tactic to get your ideas approved and accepted – pretend you’re

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Integration – one year on

Garry Coutts has blogged for Ayrshire Health on the Highland Council and NHS Highland’s agreement to integrate health and social care, where the council has become responsible for children’s services including health care and the health board for adult services

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