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Concern as STP investigation reveals potential hospital closures

26/08/2016Concern as STP investigation reveals potential hospital closures

The initiative intended to solve the financial and services problems besetting the NHS has come under fire after it emerged that it could lead to major services being closed. Campaign group ... more >
Provider deficits decline in Q1, but may mask ‘a more troubling’ picture

25/08/2016Provider deficits decline in Q1, but may mask ‘a more troubling’ picture

The first financial figures for NHS providers this year show they have exceeded stringent efficiency targets in some areas, but ongoing concerns about its finances remain. New figures from N... more >
STPs must not ‘starve services and force clinicians to do more with less’

24/08/2016STPs must not ‘starve services and force clinicians to do more with less’

The government must not use the new sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) as a vehicle to “starve services and force clinicians to do more with less”, the chair of the BMA&rs... more >
Concern as STP investigation reveals potential hospital closures

26/08/2016Concern as STP investigation reveals potential hospital closures

The initiative intended to solve the financia... more >
New GMC director promises to ‘build on reforms’

25/08/2016New GMC director promises to ‘build on reforms’

The new director of education and standards a... more >
Provider deficits decline in Q1, but may mask ‘a more troubling’ picture

25/08/2016Provider deficits decline in Q1, but may mask ‘a more troubling’ picture

The first financial figures for NHS providers... more >
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Facing future financial challenges

24/08/2016Facing future financial challenges

 Paul Briddock, director of policy at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA),discusses achieving the financial savings necessary by 2020. NHS finance and those working in it have faced monumental challenges over the past year and the worrying situation looks set to con... more >
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Benchmarking what good looks like

01/07/2016Benchmarking what good looks like

Lord Carter of Coles discusses the findings o... more >
The importance of early leadership development

13/06/2016The importance of early leadership development

NHE talks to Julie Wood, chief executive of N... more >
Unprecedented demand for clinical pharmacy

08/06/2016Unprecedented demand for clinical pharmacy

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Why NHS e-learning needs more ambition

12/07/2016Why NHS e-learning needs more ambition

Louise Pasterfield, managing director at e-le... more >
Five ways to leave an organisation well

12/07/2016Five ways to leave an organisation well

Karen Lynas, interim managing director at NHS... more >
Cyber security in NHS trusts

11/07/2016Cyber security in NHS trusts

Dan Taylor, head of cyber security at the Hea... more >
Why the US has overtaken the NHS with its EMR

11/07/2016Why the US has overtaken the NHS with its EMR

Emeritus Professor Angus Wallace, a leading f... more >

editor's comment

01/07/2016Where’s the time?

In recent editions of NHE we have focused on the change taking place in the health sector, but one of the important pillars to deliver new models of care and financial sustainability is time.  Unfortunately for the NHS, as we all know, ‘time waits for no man’.  As you’ll see in this magazine we have coverage from the recent Commissioning Show and the NHS Confederation Annual Conference. At both these major events, sustainability and transformation plans... read more >

last word

Brexit: The only thing that hasn’t changed is people need support from the sector

Brexit: The only thing that hasn’t changed is people need support from the sector

Andrew McCracken from National Voices, the leading coalition of 160 health and care charities, looks at the potential impact and ramifications of the UK’s Brexit decision on the sector. It’s unprecedented, it’s blurry, and... more > more last word articles >

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