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60 seconds with… Chris Ham

15/05/201760 seconds with… Chris Ham

We talk to Chris Ham, the chief executive of the King's Fund, about the future of the NHS. What does the new government need to do to support the NHS?  The new government should recogn... more >
Dixon: The jury is out on ‘totally aspirational’ STPs

05/05/2017Dixon: The jury is out on ‘totally aspirational’ STPs

Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) have been described as “totally aspirational” and, at the moment, the jury is out on them, according to the chair of the College ... more >
NHS facing potential 42,000 nursing shortfall by 2020

02/05/2017NHS facing potential 42,000 nursing shortfall by 2020

The NHS could face a crisis in nursing by 2020, as there may be a shortfall of 42,000 people, around 12% of the profession, according to new research. In a report released today by the Healt... more >

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End of life care planning: why it should be everyone’s concern

10/05/2017End of life care planning: why it should be everyone’s concern

To mark Dying Matters Awareness Week (May 8-14), Michelle Brown, deputy head of department for healthcare practice at the University of Derby’s College of Health and Social Care, explains why everyone – young or old – should make sure they know what end of life care planning i... more >
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Tight timetable for nursing associate  regulation

28/03/2017Tight timetable for nursing associate regulation

Jackie Smith, chief executive at the Nursing ... more >
Improving the flow

13/02/2017Improving the flow

Glen Burley, chief executive of South Warwick... more >
Leadership development should be for all in health and care

07/12/2016Leadership development should be for all in health and care

Back in August, Stephen Hart joined Health Ed... more >
The powerful link between staff and patient satisfaction

03/10/2016The powerful link between staff and patient satisfaction

David Behan CBE, chief executive of the Care ... more >

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A single approach for purchasing HCTEDs

11/04/2017A single approach for purchasing HCTEDs

Andy Leary, finance director of specialised c... more >
Filling the void and standardising security

07/04/2017Filling the void and standardising security

Jayne King, chair of the National Association... more >
Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

07/04/2017Considerable scope for improving how local areas tackle smoking

Amanda Sandford, information manager at Actio... more >
Fear barriers to help-seeking in the UK

07/04/2017Fear barriers to help-seeking in the UK

Jon Paxman, 2020health senior researcher, exp... more >

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22/03/2017New additions and unexpected announcements

As NHE went to press, many of us were still recovering from the chancellor’s unexpected health announcements in his last Spring Budget.   While the sector welcomed Philip Hammond’s revelations, centered on capital funding for advanced sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and A&E triage schemes (page 24), the government failed to address the funding gap still facing the NHS.   Even the £2bn social care windfall, which Treasury has... read more >

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Foreign patient charges are a distraction from the real issues

Foreign patient charges are a distraction from the real issues

Vivek Kotecha, research officer at the Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI), explains why the charging of foreign patients distracts from our home-grown NHS issues.  The Department of Health’s (DH’s) PR team mus... more > more last word articles >

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