Posts Tagged ‘standards’

Let's do it like the Internet

Follow @WoodcoteEwan There is much talk about “Standards” following the publication of the NIB Framework “Personalised health and care 2020: a framework for action”. Standards are of course a self-evidently good thing, but only if you do them right which is far from the way the NHS has traditionally done them or looks like doing…

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Farewell to “Ruthless Standardisation”

Follow @WoodcoteEwan “Ruthless Standardisation” was the failed mantra of the NHS National Programme for IT. The Programme is dead, but in some places this view still persist but it is time to consign it to history as something else that “seemed a good idea at the time” In a previous blog I said “Standards are…

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