Archives for June 26th, 2001

NHS MANAGERS TAKE NEUTRAL STANCE ON PRIVATISATION DEBATE

Headlines, PublicNet: 26 June, 2001

The NHS Confederation, representing health service management, believes that there may be some specific areas where the use of the private sector would add value to the NHS. The Confederation’s chief executive, Stephen Thornton, argues that the current debate about the role of the private sector in improving public services is missing the point because the critical issue is how to create the conditions that will enable either public or private management to flourish.The Confederation welcomes the government’s intention to create the right conditions, but has reservations about them being followed through. It believes that health service management can compete with the best, but the starting point should be a level playing field.

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OFSTED GUIDANCE FOR GOVERNORS

Headlines, PublicNet: 26 June, 2001

OFSTED has produced new guidance to help school governors fulfil their full potential. The information will also be of interest to college governors, now that OFSTED inspects all 16-19 education too.While praising the public-spirited nature of volunteers who contribute to the effective running of their local schools, OFSTED also realises that at the core of some of its most damning reports is weak leadership from the school’s governing body.

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