2020: WHO knew…?

2020 has been designated by the World Health Organisation as both the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and…


Happy New Year: 2020 – The Decade for Clear Vision and Action on Social Care

Happy New Year and welcome to a new decade! Before delving into the policies and politics surrounding social care, we…


2020 – The Decade for Clear Vision and Action on Social Care

Despite the season, it was clear that social care was not expecting a festive miracle…


A Christmas Carol – A Tale of our times…

The joy of having teenagers means there is a chance to revisit the classics, as they work their way through the GCSE…


NCF’s Claire Sutton triumphs on the Australian stage!

Claire Sutton                                                           Digital Transformation Lead National Care…


Innovation and Relationships

‘A hotel environment is just window dressing if the care is not there’ Hello all! I’m…


A nation that can wait no more…

For anyone reading ahead of the Queen’s speech, there might have been a little flutter…


Workforce – the global challenge

I was privileged to represent NCF and our members at last week’s Global Ageing Network…


A new chapter for public services? Or the latest in a long line of teasers…

As the chancellor took to the dispatch box to pronounce on his first Spending Review,…


Vic’s summer reading list part two…

Heading off for a summer break? I thought I would share with you some of my top summer…


Vic’s summer reading list part one…

Heading off for a summer break? I thought I would share with you some of my top summer…


Boris’ Barnacles get lift off?

Boris’ Barnacles get lift off? So – the waiting is over. We know now that Boris Johnson is taking the helm as PM –…


To register or not… Is that the question?

To register or not... Is that the question? The Daily Express is today (15 July 2019)…


Domestic Priority number one

Domestic Priority number one... The latest APPG on the block – the Adult Social Care…


Telling it like it is…

Telling it like it is… The ADASS annual budget survey came out last week and managed to…