News and Comment


Introduction of the new Care Act

Wednesday April 1 2015

The launch of the new Care Act today marks the biggest set of changes to adult social care legislation since the formation of the NHS in 1948. At OPM we’re really looking forward to seeing the impact of this policy in practice, having delivered a variety of projects for different clients in this area. Last year we worked… Read More

A guide to economic assessment in nursing: new pamphlet published

Tuesday March 31 2015

RCN publishing have brought together five articles, which were originally published in Nursing Management, to form one standalone guide to economic assessment in nursing. The articles were written by OPM director Dr Chih Hoong Sin and RCN’s research and innovation manager, Dr Ann McMahon and cover: the principles of economic assessment ways to apply these… Read More

We Need to Talk About Infrastructure

Thursday March 19 2015

Consultation and Engagement specialists Dialogue by Design and UCL’s respected Transport Institute bring together experts from a range of fields on 23 March 2015 to debate the role of public engagement in delivering major infrastructure projects Approaching what is widely understood to be the most uncertain General Election in post-war Britain, one outcome can be… Read More


Evaluation of the Essex County Council’s Family Innovation Fund

Thursday December 21 2017

Increasing financial pressures on Local Authorities have seen Early Intervention services deprioritised and under-funded. This has left a gap in service for those families who do not qualify for statutory or specialist services but who do need support. There is now a body of evidence to support the argument that meeting the needs of these… Read More

Lucy Farrow has been named as Employee Owner of the Year

Tuesday November 28 2017

News release Tuesday November 28 Lucy Farrow has been named as Employee Owner of the Year Lucy Farrow of OPM Group is delighted to be announced as winner in the Employee Owner of the Year category in the UK Employee Ownership Awards. The awards run by the EOA and sponsored by Baxendale were held at… Read More

Proactive Data: Developing NMC’s Allegations Code Framework

Wednesday October 18 2017

The NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) recently published their annual report for 2016-2017. It refers to a project led by OPM Group to design and develop a new allegations code frame to help the NMC to better understand the allegations being brought against nurses and midwives. As the NMC explains: “This will enable us to… Read More