The Workforce Watchdog

Pensions propaganda?

The government says many public sector workers will be better off under the changes to the pension scheme. How does this apply to the average NHS employee?

Hannan's claims about managers: the unblinking truth

The web is awash with commentary on Daniel Hannan’s incendiary comments on the NHS, thanks to the Twitter army.

Cut down on stress, be nice to each other

Today I interviewed master of spin Alastair Campbell, who was speaking at the NHS Confederation conference in Liverpool.

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They're Goodfellas at the CQC

I wonder what the NHS will make of Baroness Young’s announcement that the Care Quality Commission wants to “do a number” on failing organisations. It’s the kind of shadowy threat you’d expect from a Martin Scorsese gangster rather than the chair of a public services regulator.

The HSJ anti-bullying hotline

Thanks to recent HSJ articles about workplace bullying in the NHS, the newsdesk has started to feel more like a Samaritans service.