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Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

26/09/2016Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

The BMA has suspended a programme of five-day junior doctors’ strikes over the autumn after warnings about their impact on patient safety. The union announced the unprecedented strikes... more >
Two-year planning guidance offers flexible STP financial control totals

22/09/2016Two-year planning guidance offers flexible STP financial control totals

NHS England’s first two-year operational planning guidance has set out strict new requirements for providers to meet the challenges facing the NHS in 2017-18 and 2018-19. To help NHS t... more >
Views sought on tougher measures to crack down on conflicts of interest

21/09/2016Views sought on tougher measures to crack down on conflicts of interest

Greater measures to crack down on conflicts of interest amongst commissioners have been proposed in a new consultation, which will serve to inform refreshed NHS England guidance on the issue. ... more >
Proposed medicine optimisation committees must avoid ‘operating in silos’

26/09/2016Proposed medicine optimisation committees must avoid ‘operating in silos’

Proposed Regional Medicines Optimisation Comm... more >
Nuffield Trust: New figures show NHS ‘is still affordable’

26/09/2016Nuffield Trust: New figures show NHS ‘is still affordable’

It is still financially possible to pay for t... more >
Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

26/09/2016Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

The BMA has suspended a programme of five-day... more >
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Keep an eye out for harmful sexual behaviour in children

21/09/2016Keep an eye out for harmful sexual behaviour in children

Children who display inappropriate sexual behaviour for their age should receive help from healthcare workers and other professional groups, according to new guidance from NICE. The guidance, the first of its kind, says that in a small number of cases, children and young people who engage ... 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

Dr Keith Ridge, chief pharmaceutical officer ... more >

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STPs: A mile wide and an inch deep?

31/08/2016STPs: A mile wide and an inch deep?

Dr Mark Spencer, co-chair of the New NHS Alli... more >
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 >

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 >

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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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