Posts for the “Evaluation & Outcome Measurement” category

Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s October 2017 consultation

by Julia Evans on January 18, 2018

Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s consultation was sent on 18th January 2017 at 11:49:14 GMT. Confirmation of receipt received 18 January 2018 at 15:14:12 GMT. Julia Evans’ (…)

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The National Audit Office’s investigation into the performance data of IAPT services.

by Julia Evans on August 14, 2017

So I got to be so laid-back, I completely mistook the date. Nonetheless, the following has been sent within the National Audit Office. Its receipt has not been acknowledged. Have (…)

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Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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Psychoanalysis and the Post-DSM Crisis : 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on July 1, 2014

Translated by Adrian Price Published – www.latigolacaniano.com (http://www.latigolacaniano.com/textos.html ) & available here – Hurly-Burly: Issue 12: January 2015 ; p41-56 : few print copies available because of print failure. Reference (…)

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Work capability assessments for those with NICE/DSM defined mental illness

by Julia Evans on October 27, 2013

Comments on: ‘People with mental illness need help to get back to work – but coercion is wrong. We have to do more to help find jobs, without setting people up (…)

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Jumbled thoughts following the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s rally

by Julia Evans on December 3, 2012

These are subjective impressions – they are my way of making sense of the conversations during yesterday’s Alliance’s (Strap line: Supporting diversity, responsibility, autonomy and innovation in the psychological therapies) rally: (…)

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‘Will you walk into my parlour?’ said the spider to the fly: An invitation from the Government-guaranteed supplier of risk-free treatments.

by Julia Evans on December 1, 2012

The Government’s favoured supplier now goes into Kent by invitation……..  This is so corrupt words are failing me. If you are a practitioner, please note: This is payment-by-results – you (…)

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Comments on the commissioning of IAPT+

by Arthur Musgrave on December 1, 2012

This is my concerned account of the local (Bristol and South Gloucestershire) introduction of IAPT+ (Increased Access to Psychology Therapies – Plus) at the beginning of November. Although an improvement (…)

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The unholy alliance between the Government (NHS Commissioning Boards) & its preferred suppliers of Wellbeing or Mental Health

by Julia Evans on November 26, 2012

One of the Government Risk-Free suppliers, touts for more business to maximise his profits This is how outcome measurements totally inappropriately drive a business, sucking Government funding away from practitioners (…)

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‘policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy’ : John Kay speaks

by Julia Evans on October 16, 2012

Full quote: ‘These commercial decisions often reflect policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy. Doing the deal is what matters: …. ‘ Quoted from: The brashness and bravado in big deals by (…)

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