Pete Mason is a consultant a Lloyd Masters.
The government’s health policy can broadly be judged as logical and appropriate to the challenges ahead, but several areas need to be addressed for the strategy to achieve its goals - and it will take some time to bed down.
What makes a good leader? There are several schools of thought. Should a leader be reserved like Gordon Brown, or gregarious like Tony Blair; quietly dignified like Bobby Moore, or in your face like John Terry; boisterous like Alan Sugar, or overfamiliar like David Brent?
The NHS and hazardous industries, such as aviation, often use the Swiss cheese model of accident causation, or the “cumulative act effect”.