THANK YOU!!! – You Raised £630 for NSPCC

In other news, the Blog (aka David Vayro) braved the Oldham “Milltown to Moors” 10k race on Sunday. We were promoting the NSPCC and this post is a big THANK YOU to all readers who committed to donations, resulting in that excellent total. Both the Blog and NSPCC are very grateful. For the cynics amongst…

Where does “commissioning” stop and “procurement” start?

The Blog has been talking for some considerable time to anyone who will listen (including the delegates at a conference for GPs looking at the new commissioning/ procurement obligations of Clinical Commissioning Groups) about the false distinction often drawn between Commissioning and Procurement. There is often a failure to realise that these two functions are…