Kieran Walshe is professor of health policy and management at Manchester Business School.
The DH is stepping outside or ignoring legislation
Past NHS managers have been bad role models
In the battle against Whitehall maybe the NHS needs its own Arab Spring – led by managers, suggests Kieran Walshie.
NHS managers need to read and engage with the latest data and evidence on health service organisation - and researchers must present this in forms busy managers can use
Health academics Kieran Walshe and Judith Smith are not convinced by the government's call for yet another deluge of NHS reform.They wonder what, if anything, it will achieve Ministers and civil servants in the Department of Health probably look back nostalgically to Labour's first term in government in 1997 and ...