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- Little Care, Little Quality and some Terrible Commissioning 3 February, 2016 (Part 2 of my story about the chaos that’s followed the awarding of a key public service contract to a private company and the impact that’s having on vulnerable people. You can read Part 1 here). It’s about time Facebook designed a “jaw drop” button. We Experts by Experience badly needed one when we watched the Care Quality Commission’s recent board meeting online. We’d just been told that our jobs inspecting health and social care facilities were being transferred from a charity to Remploy, a private company majority-owned by a big US-based business. None of our previous terms and conditions would be honoured. ...
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Claire Bolderson is a news journalist and documentary maker with more than 25 years experience travelling the world for the BBC. She was presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and of Radio 4’s The World Tonight.
Claire was Indonesia Correspondent for the BBC and Financial Times and then BBC Washington Correspondent, developing a specialty in covering US politics and society.
Based in London, Claire is now writing and blogging, mostly about the UK. As Governor of a local Primary School she has a particular interest in Education. She is also using her extensive experience as a public speaker and host of live events […]
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