Ways and Means

Recent constitutional debates in the UK have had the tendency for wild proclamations of superior outcomes with no practical detail on how said outcomes are to be achieved. This was most obvious in the recent EU Referendum where, even months after the result, there are still endless questions on what Brexit actually means.  This paucity of detail allowed the … More Ways and Means

Data without information… Now with data

Last week, NHS Scotland’s statistics service (Information Services Division Scotland LINK) released the latest figures for cancellations of elective operations, i.e non-emergency surgery.  The figures showed a seemingly high level of cancellations due to a lack of hospital capacity and a noticeable increase from last year.  As you’d expect, the opposition parties and various newspaper … More Data without information… Now with data