Ray James

Ray James

  • Ray James: My priorities as NHS learning disabilities director

    17 April 2018

    Having been seconded from a London borough to the NHS to become the first national learning disability director, Ray James sets out his priorities.

  • Why we must value our care workers

    19 April 2016

    Individuals in the social care workforce deserve to be paid, trained and valued in a way consistent with what society expects of them, argues Ray James

  • An ailing sector?

    08 December 2015

    Amid the fallout from the Spending Review, Ray James leads the rallying call for the social care sector to unite and force the Government to reassess its priorities

  • Trajectory towards a better quality of life

    10 November 2015

    Following the Winterbourne View scandal, a transformation programme is being put in place to ensure vulnerable people get to live the lives they deserve, as Ray James explains

  • Time to pay your way

    10 September 2015

    Commissioners need funds to pay long-suffering care workers properly, says Ray James.

  • There’s no quick fix

    22 July 2015

    The growing gap in social care funding has led to a crisis of confidence from directors of adult social services, and Ray James feels that the upcoming Spending Review is vital to addressing this.

  • A new caring, sharing age?

    13 May 2015

    Adult social services need to be at the head of any long-term strategy formed by the Conservatives, Ray James argues.