Vicky is one of the creators of CLGdotTV, where she also produces and presents programmes. She has 25 years experience of delivering projects in and for public sector organisations including government departments, local authorities, the NHS, and professional associations. Much of her work has been around digitally-enabled innovation and improvement.


Lord Forsyth, chair of Economic Affairs Ctte inquiry into social care system in England, calls for evidence


Eric Marden June 2012

CLGdotTV has been conducting its own inquiry into social care in England for the last six months. See list of recent programmes below

The Economic Affairs Committee, has launched an inquiry into the social care system in England and invites written contributions to its investigation. The deadline for submissions is 9 October 2018.

The Committee will be focusing on the funding challenges faced by the social care system in England. They are seeking to assess the effectiveness of different funding models, the shortfalls in delivery and make recommendations on how future social care demands can be met in England.

The Committee is seeking evidence to address the following questions:

  • What are the funding challenges for social care in England, and how can they be overcome?
  • Why have successive governments been reluctant to address challenges in the delivery of social care? 
  • How can a sustainable funding model for social care supported by a  diverse and stable market be created?
  • How can the cost of the provision of social care be fairly distributed?
  • What lessons can be learnt from elsewhere in the United Kingdom, or from other countries, in how they approach social care?


The new, technology enabled, social care is struggling into life. It's heart and it's head are in the right place but it needs help, encouragement and money. - Rt. Hon Prof. Paul Burstow, former Councillor, MP and Minister of State and Andy Begley Director Adult Social Care & Housing for Shropshire CC tell Joe Tibbetts the good news and who needs to do what to keep it good.
Managing demand in health and social care. Pipe dream or the new reality? - Jane Hancer, CC2i; Marc Greenwood, Head of Business Systems, Coventry CC; David Watts, Director of Adult Services, Wolverhampton CC; and Simon Swift, MD Methods Analytics think it through and share their thoughts.
Nobody wants to live in a care home.....Vicky Sargent in conversation with Carey Bloomer of Marches Care and Lynne Bowers, a workforce specialist working with IEWM and West Midlands ADASS
What can "digital" do for social care - Mark Nicholas, Chief Social Worker, NHS Digital and David Watts, Director of Adult Services, Wolverhampton CC in conversation with Vicky Sargent of CLGdotTV
Improving health and wellbeing in communities through social prescribing, micro-commissioning and developing volunteers. - Richard Howells of Bronze Software Labs and Jo Robins a consultant in public health with Shropshire Council refresh Vicky Sargent's thinking
A new approach to quality assurance in social care at Rochdale BC has been a game changer - QA team from Rochdale BC tell Joe Tibbetts how the Sundown Solutions Provider Support Tool save time, money and frustration
This content brought to you free of charge through the generous support of An Audience with CLGdotTV
Four times each year we invite around 60 people to join us for a day of making programmes.
On 23 October An Audience with CLGdotTV No3 - The Future of Social Care in England will cover topics including:
integration of health and social care services around place
the HR and skills connundrum at the heart of social care and health integration
the challenges of patient/citizen information sharing and how these can be overcome
the role of population, NHS ‘SUS’ and other data in improving service interventions and outcomes
self-supporting communities – how far will social prescribing and asset based commissioning take us?
the potential of apps and other digitally-enabled products and services in social care
the sustainability of current health and social care systems.


Seats on the panels and in the audience are as rare as teeth in hens. Be #oneofthe60 email Ben Webber for more information.

Increasingly CLGdotTV programmes are presented as Podcasts. These can be found on the CLGdotTV platform and listened to and downloaded from our own podcast platform or subscribed to through Spotify and iTunes




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