leadership

Safe from bullying in play and leisure provision

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in play and leisure activities and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

All change please : putting the best new healthcare ideas into practice

Paper arguing that the management structure and culture of the NHS in England often acts as an impediment to innovation and the introduction of new ideas which may benefit patients and offering suggestions as to how this situation can be improved.

Safe from bullying in extended services in and around schools

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in extended services and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Valuing people now : a new three-year strategy for people with learning disabilities

Document detailing the UK Government's strategy for people with learning disabilities for three years following consultation and response to the main recommendations in 'Healthcare for all', an independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities.

BT as a learning organisation

In this podcast Alex Wilson covers how BT puts learning at the heart of its business and uses this to develop its talent and leadership capability. He explains the philosophy of learning in BT, how it is systematically integrated to the business objectives and tracked and measured against business drivers.

Children's centres: ensuring that families most in need benefit

Report of a study conducted to investigate how effective children's centres are in reaching the most highly disadvantaged families, the ways in which they meet these families needs and the outcomes achieved.

Inside out : rethinking inclusive communities

Report examining the potential role of non-governmental community-based organisations in tackling social exclusion and offering an analysis of the challenges involved in making inclusion a positive reality.

Connecting Partnerships : a framework for supporting leadership, effective management and service innovations across health and social care partnerships

Paper describing and explaining the Joint Improvement Team's (JIT) Connecting Partnership programme which involves identification of key objectives based on a joint action plan between the JIT and the participating Partnership, supporting shared learning and benchmarking opportunities.

Building a safe, confident future : the final report of the Social Work Task Force

Report providing a comprehensive review of frontline social work practice in England and making a series of recommendations for improvement and reform of the whole profession across adult and children's services.

Significant case review : Brandon Lee Muir

Report of the significant case review carried out to investigate the particular circumstances surrounding the child protection issues and the role of the agencies involved following the death of Brandon Muir in Dundee. The document also contains the findings and recommendations of an independent review for chief officers which assessed all the information which came out of the Brandon Muir significant case review to help maintain public confidence in local child protection services.