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Lord Kerslake quits as trust chair in protest against NHS underfunding

11/12/2017Lord Kerslake quits as trust chair in protest against NHS underfunding

Lord Kerslake has resigned as the chairman of a major hospital trust in London in protest against historic underfunding in the NHS. The respected figure resigned from his post at King’s C... more >
Trust boss confirmed as new NHS Improvement CEO

29/11/2017Trust boss confirmed as new NHS Improvement CEO

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has today announced Ian Dalton as the replacement for outgoing CEO Jim Mackey. Dalton, currently chief executive at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, wi... more >
Struggling hospital could have debt written off as part of merger

24/11/2017Struggling hospital could have debt written off as part of merger

Bedford Hospital may have its £40m deficit written off as part of a merger with Luton and Dunstable Hospital. The institute, which received a ‘requires improvement’ rating ... more >
Stephen Hawking joins legal battle against ACOs

12/12/2017Stephen Hawking joins legal battle against ACOs

Professor Stephen Hawking has joined a legal ba... more >
Scotland will see ‘record high’ £22.4m NHS winter funding

12/12/2017Scotland will see ‘record high’ £22.4m NHS winter funding

NHS boards across Scotland are to receive an in... more >
GPs cannot be open every night and every weekend, warns RCGP

12/12/2017GPs cannot be open every night and every weekend, warns RCGP

London is to become the first area to offer pat... more >
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Ten lessons to support new care models locally

29/11/2017Ten lessons to support new care models locally

Anna Starling, policy fellow at the Health Foundation, offers the top 10 lessons for local leaders seeking to make systematic improvements across services, all based on first-hand accounts from vanguard officials. Redesigning health and social care services across traditional boundaries is... more >
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Cutting through the fake news

22/11/2017Cutting through the fake news

In an era of so-called ‘fake news&rsquo... more >
Tackling infection prevention locally

04/10/2017Tackling infection prevention locally

Dr Emma Burnett, a lecturer and researcher in... more >
Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

02/10/2017Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

NHE interviews Gillian Fox, head of eProcurem... more >
Simon Stevens: A hunger for innovation

25/09/2017Simon Stevens: A hunger for innovation

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England... more >

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The equality equation that doesn’t add up

29/11/2017The equality equation that doesn’t add up

There’s a theory that innovation spring... more >
CQC: Beyond traditional boundaries

29/11/2017CQC: Beyond traditional boundaries

Professor Ted Baker, chief inspector of hospi... more >
A balancing act: commissioning in the new world of accountable care

29/11/2017A balancing act: commissioning in the new world of accountable care

Ruth Robertson, policy fellow at the King&rsq... more >
Mortimer: Waterproofing the NHS workforce

22/11/2017Mortimer: Waterproofing the NHS workforce

With the NHS facing worker shortages, tight b... more >

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25/09/2017A hotbed of innovation

This edition of NHE comes hot on the heels of this year’s NHS Expo which, once again, proved to be a huge success at Manchester Central. A number of announcements were made during the event, with the health secretary naming the second wave of NHS digital pioneers, or ‘fast followers’, which follow the initial global digital exemplars who were revealed at the same show 12 months earlier.  Jeremy Hunt also stated that by the end of 2018 – the 70th birthday... read more >

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The Refugee Doctor Initiative

The Refugee Doctor Initiative

Terry John, co-chair of the BMA & BDA Refugee Doctors and Dentists Liaison Group and chair of the union’s international committee, talks about a brilliant initiative that is proving mutually beneficial for overseas doctors and NHS pati... more > more last word articles >

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