Monthly Archives: June 2014

Service redesign should be tested as rigorously as new treatments

  The  Chief Executive of NHS England says that service design should be treated as rigorously as new treatments. Hear, hear!  However, managers redesign services continually without adequate cost analysis before or afterwards.  That way nobody can be held to account.  Service redesign should be tested … Continue reading

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ISO/IEC 17025 – A time for Change?

 ISO 17025 has supposedly been delivering quality for years.  26% of people surveyed about it cared so much that they replied.   The quality has been so impressive, or not, that the cartel want the standard to be revised again.  Urgently.  Will the … Continue reading

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