Michael Macdonnell
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Michael is Director of the Global Health Policy Summit and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. Previously Michael was an advisor at the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit under Tony Blair, following a stint in strategy consulting. Michael is a regular contributor to the Guardian, The Sunday Times, Health Service Journal, The Huffington Post and other publications on the subjects of health and public sector reform.

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Words of Advice to the New Secretary of State for Health

(0) Comments | Posted 14 September 2012 | (00:59)

TO: Secretary of State for Health
FROM: Permanent Secretary
SUBJECT: Your appointment

Dear Secretary of State,

Congratulations on your appointment. Although some may see it as a case of out of the frying pan and into the fire, there's an important job to do and Rupert has assured...

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Cameron is Beatable

(1) Comments | Posted 26 September 2011 | (00:00)

Labour needs to stop the back-biting and regain its confidence

In politics, as in sport, confidence is an invaluable currency. Tony Blair had it, and it rarely seemed shakeable--at least after a stiffening drink or two. Gordon Brown had it--and then lost it, precipitating a political slide spectacular for its...

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