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Carter Review responsibility transfers to new NHS Improvement directorate

27/06/2016Carter Review responsibility transfers to new NHS Improvement directorate

Jeremy Marlow, who currently has responsibility for the Carter Review at the Department of Health, will be joining NHS Improvement on secondment to lead a new directorate. Marlow will become... more >
Revealed: Seven trusts remain death rate outliers for second year in a row

24/06/2016Revealed: Seven trusts remain death rate outliers for second year in a row

Seven trusts in England have experienced higher than average patient mortality rates for two years in a row, according to newly published data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (... more >
Strong agreement with EU ‘vital’ to offset impact on NHS, says Dalton

24/06/2016Strong agreement with EU ‘vital’ to offset impact on NHS, says Dalton

The UK will need a strong agreement with the EU to offset the potential impact on the NHS following the decision to leave the union, the chief executive of NHS Confederation has said. David ... more >
BMA urges politicians not to ‘play games’ with NHS after EU referendum

27/06/2016BMA urges politicians not to ‘play games’ with NHS after EU referendum

The chair of the British Medical Association ... more >
Abbott new shadow health secretary after Heidi Alexander resignation

27/06/2016Abbott new shadow health secretary after Heidi Alexander resignation

Diane Abbott, the MP for Hackney North and St... more >
Cancelled operations at their highest since January 2015

27/06/2016Cancelled operations at their highest since January 2015

More urgent NHS operations were cancelled las... more >
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Health sector getting ready for the Commissioning Show

22/06/2016Health sector getting ready for the Commissioning Show

Leaders across the health and care sectors will gather for two days next week at the UK’s largest integrated care conference. The Commissioning Show, co-located with Health+Care, will take place on 29 and 30 June at the ExCel in London, with a plethora of talks and debates on areas i... more >
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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

Dr Keith Ridge, chief pharmaceutical officer ... more >
Moving forward with pharmacy after Carter

04/05/2016Moving forward with pharmacy after Carter

Lord Carter’s efficiency review, which ... more >
The future starts now

07/04/2016The future starts now

As NHE went to press, Forward Thinking Birmin... more >

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Do transformational leaders make you sick?

02/06/2016Do transformational leaders make you sick?

Karina Nielsen, professor of work and organis... more >
Our last roll of the dice?

30/05/2016Our last roll of the dice?

Dean Royles, director of human resources and ... more >
Patient Activation Measure: learning from early adopters

26/05/2016Patient Activation Measure: learning from early adopters

Dr Natalie Armstrong, senior lecturer at the ... more >
Medical super glasses are just around the corner

24/05/2016Medical super glasses are just around the corner

Alan Whiteside, innovation consultant in the ... more >

editor's comment

02/03/2016Prioritising change in mental health

In this edition there is a special focus on mental health, particularly how we fund and deliver services going forward while making them easily accessible.  Following the launch of the long-awaited Mental Health Taskforce’s report, we spoke to its chair, Paul Farmer, who suggests that we are at the start of a 10-year journey which will, hopefully, result in physical and mental health parity.  But in order to get there many obstacles have to be overcome. For... read more >

last word

 What would a Brexit mean for the NHS?

What would a Brexit mean for the NHS?

Jane Payling, head of health and integration at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), discusses the lack of public awareness on how the EU affects health and social care ahead of this month’s Referendum. A... more > more last word articles >