The overriding culture in public services is "to avoid failure at all costs rather than chasing the next big idea". Andrew Laird argues this must change and looks to the likes of Dyson and the traditional design and manufacturing sector for inspiration.
Frontline NHS services are overstretched; three quarters of the UK access the internet daily. The answer is obvious: take the heat off our NHS by offering services online. For those suffering mental health issues, life may just have got a little easier.
Founder of Power2Inspire and chairman of Provide CIC John Willis talks to Pioneers Post about the challenges facing the UK healthcare sector over the next 12 months and about the importance of start-up incubation for UK social enterprises.
As 2015 kicks off, the UK's internationally renowned National Health Service has made it into the headlines again as it faces renewed pressures and challenges. Andrew Laird argues that staff-led mutual models could be the answer.
The NHS has made the headlines again in the UK with news of budget requests, cut backs and pressurised services. Social enterprise leaders gathered in London last week to build momentum behind innovative ways to deliever health and care services.