Archive for October, 2014

Dogged determination to improve

Police BikesSome wise words from Gavin Allen, the new controller of BBC daily news programmes. According to the Guardian’s Media Monkey diary, he did his first walkabout this week and told staff to ‘be a dog with a bone: if you can see a way to improve what we do…then obsess about it and don’t give up until we’ve given it our best shot’.

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Published on: 21 October 2014
Posted by: Carol Grant

Feeding the sandwich generation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published a fascinating piece of research this morning. A survey of users of the social media sites Mumsnet and Gransnet found that over 80% of respondents rated choosing care for a parent or other older relative as more stressful than divorce, separation, choosing a school, getting married or buying a house.

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Published on: 6 October 2014
Posted by: Carol Grant