Posts for the “Evaluation & Outcome Measurement” category

It is now officially evidence-based: NHS will have to ration further treatments…

by Julia Evans on February 27, 2012

The evidence, as reported in The Guardian  [i], is :  ‘A representative survey of 821 GPs in England, commissioned by the Nuffield Trust health thinktank.’ The conclusion:  ‘The NHS is (…)

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Sadeian power, the UK Government……… & CON-sultations

by Julia Evans on February 3, 2012

Contents   1)  A further post to : my response to a Government CON-sultation, assumptions & the concrete wall which protects the collaborators & excludes everyone else. 2)  How (…)

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How Government Action goes wrong…. ‘The report says the department pushed ahead without undertaking basic project approval checks, taking decisions before testing the ideas for feasibility.’

by Julia Evans on September 20, 2011

My comments  and the title are provoked by the report of the Fire service Reorganisation as in the Guardian[i]   From the Guardian report: – Margaret Hodge, the Labour chair (…)

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The Government’s outcomes measurements – Education

by Julia Evans on June 28, 2011

The Government is not just running a high-risk health industry, it is also in total control of the country’s education industry.  And the Government’s Education Factories, in this case the (…)

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Registration and Regulation – an attempt at an update and the Government’s Happiness/Wellbeing Factories reappear

by Julia Evans on May 19, 2011

Index of topics: 1) Power & control 2) Registration 3)  The use of regulation to produce Government standard Happiness –  Increased Access to Psychological Therapy  (IAPT) again 1)  Power & (…)

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Same old, same old at the HPC: HPC council meeting Thursday 31st March 2011

by Bruce Scott on March 31, 2011

Here are some themes that came up in discussion during the meeting. The Health Professions Council (HPC) are still keeping in mind ‘protection of public’ -or still repeating this mantra that (…)

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Battle positions : Health and Social Care Bill January 19, 2011

by Julia Evans on February 1, 2011

The Government-defined battlefield of Wellbeing & (Mental) Health[1] Against the Government: the position of regx2 From its principles [2],  regx2 is interested in those who consult practitioners of ‘Psychological therapies’ as well (…)

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But these religious forms of technology exist alongside a willingness to recognise the limitations of human power and control, and the need to be receptive to something beyond ourselves.

by Julia Evans on November 15, 2010

from ‘ What philosophy tells us about the happiness index :  Thinkers from Bentham to Heidegger saw measuring happiness as more than just a box-ticking exercise’ by Clare Carlisle The Guardian, (…)

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Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health

by Julia Evans on July 15, 2010

From:             Julia Evans Subject:        Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health Date:             15 July 2010 To:     Circulated widely within both Houses (…)

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Evaluation believes neither in the value of professional ethics nor in institutional regulations. It mistrusts what is human.

by Julia Evans on April 14, 2010

Quote from Jean-Claud Maleval (see below): Human activities have always been spontaneously evaluated, both by those who do the activities and those who use them. What is new in our (…)

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