Archives for August 25th, 2006

JOINING UP HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Abstracts, PublicNet: 25 August, 2006

This programme is now available to view on egovtv.tv, the online television channel for public service modernisation. It reviews how Greenwich Council is joining up with health services using an innovative mobile solution to record data at the point of care and transmitting it directly into back office systems. The initiative is supported by the DCLG funded National Mobile Working Project NOMAD.GovTV (www.eGovTV.tv) is a dedicated web-cast television channel for governors of public bodies, council members and senior executives across all public sector organisations and is available free to an unlimited audience at anytime, at any location via the internet.

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TRANSFORMATIONAL AGENDA NEEDS MORE MINISTERIAL SUPPORT

Headlines, PublicNet: 25 August, 2006

TRANSFORMATIONAL AGENDA NEEDS MORE MINISTERIAL SUPPORT

 

The transformational agenda, launched at the start of 2006 to follow on from the e-government agenda, is unlikely to achieve its potential without greater support from the Prime Minister and Cabinet colleagues. Sir Nicholas Montagu, former chairman of the Inland Revenue, speaking to Public Sector Forums, said that the very highest levels of Government were paying lip-service to the ‘T-Government’ agenda without contributing much personally to bring it about. He said: “There is no evidence of a real, deep understanding or interest.”

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COUNCILS HIT PROCUREMENT TARGETS BUT TRANSFORMATION NEEDED TO KEEP IT UP

Headlines, PublicNet: 25 August, 2006

COUNCILS HIT PROCUREMENT TARGETS BUT TRANSFORMATION NEEDED TO KEEP IT UP

 

Councils are set to hit procurement efficiency targets one year ahead of schedule. A report from the DCLG on the ‘National Procurement Strategy For Local Government – Two Years On’ shows that an efficiency saving of 3.1bn pounds due by 2008 is likely to be hit in 2007. The report also predicts that with continued advances in schools, the police and fire, the overall 6.45bn pounds of efficiency gains from the local government sector should be delivered. Local Government procurement decisions in England account for around 40 bn pounds per year.

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