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12 July 2018

It might not yet top the government’s priority list, but no one should underestimate the challenges of the next Spending Review

11 July 2018

The land of NHS founder Aneurin Bevan, Wales has seen a lot of changes since the health service was created 70 years ago. The Welsh Government’s top health official Andrew Goodall reflects on the enduring legacy of one of the nation’s favourite sons

6 July 2018

Wonder what the next ten years hold for the NHS? Better ask the people who really drive change in the health service – the public, says Roy Lilley

4 July 2018

Director general Kevin Cunnington gives speech detailing how the organisation has ‘changed the way we work with departments’

4 July 2018

FDA general secretary says ministers must step up and champion their civil servants after "contemptible” process led unions to call for Treasury pay guidance to be withdrawn

2 July 2018

Academics love nothing more than conversations with like-minded thinkers trying to solve problems. Here’s how the civil service can use these discussions to improve policy

27 June 2018

Ministers have reiterated the government’s support for plans to boost diversity in public appointments. But departments need to do more to make sure a wide variety of groups are aware of public appointments, says Peter Riddell, the Commissioner for Public Appointments

26 June 2018

The new pay remit is not acceptable and government departments and agencies need to stand up to the Cabinet Office and the Treasury to get fair and funded increases for staff, says Prospect’s Garry Graham

19 June 2018

Government's national technology adviser discusses why getting digital reforms through the machinery of government may require some help from Jason Bourne

18 June 2018

As Theresa May announces a £20bn investment in the NHS, Bronwen Maddox calls for better planning to avoid the cycles of crisis and emergency funding in health

13 June 2018

Automation has squeezed out the creatives that used to harbour in administrative grades – but this tacit subsidy programme has arguably simply shifted to large firms