Bhagiyash Shah

Bhagiyash Shah

Expert Advice for Healthy Services

Healthcare providers face increasing pressure to digitise services but, without specialist advice and support, face avoidable pitfalls.

 


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The Future of Hospitals Conference

Although grey, it wasn’t raining in Manchester. The junior doctors’ strike had been called off and the AJ Bell stadium was swelled by the good attendance that this allowed. Things were looking up and Prederi was sharing our experience, wondering if it could be the “saviour of the NHS”. Read more »

Using digital services to manage health

Unlike most industries across the world, the public health industry has been relatively slow off the mark in developing its services to be inline with the ever growing technical / digital world we live in, but things are starting to change. During 2015, we have been involved in more and more work, where health organisations are looking to how they can engage with patients better in this


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Results of the LaingBussion Awards

The LaingBuisson Awards took place on 11th November 2015, this year marking a decade of celebrating excellence in independent healthcare. We were delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist in the Management Consultancy category for our systems thinking study into how spending on interventions such as reablement services to keep


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Ian Bennett

Ian Bennett

Credit where it’s due: evidence based policy

As consultants who have had the privilege of working on some of the more interesting and intractable problems of public policy and implementation, we often find ourselves trying to learn the lessons from past mistakes on various programmes. But it’s also good to learn the lessons from what has worked and last week there was an interesting reflection by Kate Dixon, Deputy Director of the Cost


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Ian Bennett

Ian Bennett

When the worst decision is no decision

In the next few weeks the Government is expected to announce its decision on the expansion of London’s airports, based on the recommendations of the Airports Commission 1. If there is a decision – and assuming it stands – this would be a breakthrough. It would bring to an end at least 50 years of indecision.  


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Stewart Johns

Stewart Johns

Prederi Finalist at Forthcoming Laingbuisson Awards 2015!

We are really excited to be able to announce that Prederi consultant Lauren Willcox  has been selected as a finalist in the Management Consultancy category of the forthcoming LaingBuisson Awards 2015.


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Is your Organisation Ready for Agile?

“Agile” software development has been around for several decades and there are a number of well-known agile methods, some of which you may already be familiar with such as DevOps, Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP. DSDM Agile Project Management and more recently Prince2 Agile have been developed specifically to wrap around essential project management disciplines, such as the creation of the


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Ian Bennett

Ian Bennett

Lessons from history…but which ones?

So, that was the election. It wasn’t like Harold Wilson in 1964 or 19 74. It was more like John Major in 1992, wasn’t it?  Does that mean Cameron will face the same struggle with backbenchers over an EU referendum as Major did with the so-called ‘bastards’ over Maastricht? Will Miliband’s hubristic pledge stone come to be seen to be Kinnock’s “We’re alright!” at the


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