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Like all NHS job descriptions, this one's a bit wordy (sorry about that), but if I had to pick a few key skills that we're looking for I'd say...

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This is the first time we have hired for the service owner role, based on the digital, data, and technology capability framework, so there's lots of opportunity to make this job your own

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This important new role will span our digital and operations teams in NHS England, and work closely with the delivery team in NHS Digital, to make sure the Directory meets the needs of its users, with a consistent service, giving value for public money

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When you use 111 online or over the phone, the Directory of Services helps route you to the right care, any time of day or night, anywhere in England. Could you be its new service owner? jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/9172487

The scores overnight:
2 guesses on Mastodon, both correct
8 guesses on Twitter, 3 correct

The clue is in the weather vane

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Back home after a short visit to family. Can you guess the county?

Today's the day this long weekend has been building up to: the 250th anniversary of Joseph Priestley inventing fizzy drinks and open sourcing his method. Raise a toast with something artificially sparkling!

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Matt Edgar boosted

Nice, the #EU gave #Mozilla money to develop an offline, privacy friendly translation engine, and it's been released!

blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/lo

So I'm not done yet. I'll write up some more 5-year reflections soon. In the meantime, happy to all

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I still believe the practices of co-creation and co-production emerging in health and social care will be the foundations for the next phase of people-centred - though at times that still feels a long way off

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I've valued the support along the way of several senior leaders who modelled the bold, inclusive styles that enable multidisciplinary teams to do their best work

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In 5 years I've changed jobs twice and organisation once, to get closer to a vision of a strategic capability for the whole — making visible what’s valuable, and supporting creative leaps to deliver better service

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I'm still fortunate to work with a great and growing band of practitioners across health and care, proud of the things we have achieved together, and in no doubt of the transformation work still to do

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As JCR Licklider said, we tend to overestimate what can be done in one year and to underestimate what can be done in five or ten years

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Looking back on that blog post now, my hopes for the role were realistic. From the start I was sure this would be a multiyear mission

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Matt Edgar boosted

For 25 years now I have been saying that UXDs are like architects

without them the programmers put the bathtub in the kitchen because the plumbing is easier that way

… and finally I have an illustration

RT @HayesBrown@twitter.com

me: the nyc housing market can’t be THAT bad, ri-?

nyc housing market: $2k a month for a place with a bathtub right across from the stove

me: …

🐦🔗: twitter.com/HayesBrown/status/

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