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Election Fatigue

Election Fatigue

Speaking to friends, colleagues and other professionals the overwhelming response to this General Election has…

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Theresa May’s Dominance Of The Centre Ground

Theresa May's dominance of the centre ground

With 3 weeks to go until polling day, Theresa May’s Conservative Party is set to…

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The Burnham Era: What Next For Health And Social Care In Greater Manchester?

The Burnham Era: What next for Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester?

While all eyes are on the general election campaign, our new metro mayors will be…

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Emmanuel Macron – France’s New Dawn Or Last Bastion?

Emmanuel Macron – France’s new dawn or last bastion?

“We want to vote for Fillon, but how can we? He took from us, he…

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NHS Battle Begins

NHS Battle Begins

The first shots have been fired in the battle for the National Health Service over…

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All Hope Is Not Lost

All hope is not lost

As young and idealistic member of the Labour Party, the past two years have been difficult.…

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The Importance Of Ethical Lobbying

The Importance of Ethical Lobbying

Since I joined PB Consulting several lobbying scandals have broken, from undercover stings to reports…

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What Does The EU Want?

What does the EU Want?

Brexit has rightly dominated the news in recent weeks with a blizzard stories to choose…

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STPs: The Answer To The NHS’ Problems Or Doomed To Fail?

STPs: the answer to the NHS' problems or doomed to fail?

Sustainability and Transformation Programmes have quickly become the main vehicle for NHS change and the…

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Does Restricting Access Mean Restricting Fairness?

Does restricting access mean restricting fairness?

In a report launched this week by the Association Of British Healthcare Industries Orthopedics Industry…

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Generations Apart

Generations Apart

‘Are NICs the Tories tuition fees moment?’, I read on my Twitter feed following the…

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An Outspoken Speaker

An Outspoken Speaker

Impartiality is one of the key defining features of the role of the Speaker of…

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Women’s Health – Forgotten In All The Furor Over Feminism?

Women’s Health – forgotten in all the furor over feminism?

In the current political climate you cannot miss the focus on women in politics and…

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The Credibility Gap: Corbyn And Nuttall Punished At The Ballot Box

The Credibility Gap: Corbyn and Nuttall punished at the ballot box

Last night the results of two Parliamentary by-elections were announced. They provide a curious insight…

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Islington Woes

Islington Woes

Things are not all well in my home, Islington. In cafes and bistros across the…

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Crisis, What Crisis?

Crisis, what crisis?

Amongst all the noise about Trump’s travel bans, Labour falling apart over Brexit and David…

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Industrial Strategy – Shaping Britain’s Global Future Or A Desperate Response To Brexit?

Industrial Strategy – shaping Britain’s global future or a desperate response to Brexit?

“The objective of the modern industrial strategy is to improve living standards and economic growth…

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Collapse Of Northern Ireland’s Shared Executive

Collapse of Northern Ireland’s shared Executive

Martin McGuinness of Sinn Féin stepped down as Deputy First Minister on Monday over a…

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Shifting Sands In The 2016 HSJ100

Shifting sands in the 2016 HSJ100

The Health Service Journal has released its annual list of the one hundred most powerful…

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Commissioning Through Exclusion

Commissioning through Exclusion

30 billion black hole. Contract battles with junior doctors. An ageing and increasingly ill population.…

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PBC EU Update 3rd June 2016

PBC EU Update 3rd June 2016

During a live 30-minute question session on Sky News, David Cameron issued a direct appeal…

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PBC EU Update – 27th May 2016

PBC EU Update - 27th May 2016

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and Prime Minister David Cameron, presented Treasury analysis into…

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PBC EU Update 13th May 2016

PBC EU Update 13th May 2016

In a speech at the British Museum in London this week David Cameron, Prime Minister,…

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‘Brexit Explained’ Event

'Brexit Explained' Event

In order to help you understand what the referendum will mean for your business, and…

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