Tag: frequency

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Mixed results for PbR resettlement pilots

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How the TR payment mechanism will work.

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There’s considerable variation between different probation trusts in their impact on reoffending

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A focus on reoffending could mean we miss the “teachable moments” which enable change…

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The Ministry of Justice responds to criticisms of its proposed payment mechanism for the new Transforming rehabilitation contracts and appears to be willing to make substantial changes. However, there will…

dumbells

Payment by results is about driving improvement, so no self-respecting PBR scheme will pay for results that will happen anyway, known in the jargon is “deadweight”. The proportion of deadweight…

Peterborough interim reconviction

Yesterday the MoJ published interim reconviction figures from the reducing reoffending PbR pilots at Peterborough and Doncaster prisons. The final results for just the first year’s cohort from these pilots…

Strawman

The Ministry of Justice procurement team yesterday published its proposed payment mechanism for the new reducing reoffending contracts and invited feedback. There are three elements to the payment mechanism: Fee…

round table

I just got back from an interesting roundtable discussion on payment by results and re-offending convened by IPPR. I cam away with two main thoughts. Is there really no alternative…

devil in detail

PbR is simple in theory…

Payment by results is quite a straightforward concept. Its chief attraction lies in its ability to incentivise providers to deliver exactly what a commissioner wants. For…

SF drug report

Tweet Measuring recovery The biggest challenge of the drug recovery payment by results pilots has been agreeing a simple but robust measurement system to report on whether new approaches to drug…

Frank Curran

Tweet In this latest in a series of short video interviews on payment by results, Frank Curran, owner of SP Solutions and PbR expert, says PbR can be done well –…

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