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Matthew Gatehouse, co-author of Nesta's new report 'State of Innovation: Wales Public Services and the Challenge of Change' reflects on some of the challenges facing a nation struggling to marry a rich history of social innovation with the 21st century issues facing its public services.10.05.2013
We have all been in a ‘name your top five’ debate. Top five films, top five British bands, top five girls/boys in your year group at school, you name it at some point we have all made a top five. I bet somewhere groups of people have even debated their top five ‘all time’ social innovations…in fact spend half an hour in the kitchen area at Nesta and you are sure to enter such a debate.08.05.2013
There were some fantastically inspiring stories at the Skoll World Forum Awards in Oxford.23.04.2013
If anyone needs a reason to innovate in the NHS, then they need look no further than the Francis Report into the deaths at Mid Staffordshire. This was published this February and painted a picture of a health service under pressure, constrained by money and targets and managed by people out of touch with the frontline.12.04.2013
There's lots of interesting material in the reports that my colleagues have published today following Nesta's People Powered Health programme, not least the finding that we already know how to save 7% of clinical commissioning budgets. For me it's become a little more personal.09.04.2013