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Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

24/05/2018Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has selected four more sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) to join the ongoing integrated care system (ICS) development programme as part of the second wa... more >
Lord Carter finds ‘critical variations’ in  community and mental health review

24/05/2018Lord Carter finds ‘critical variations’ in community and mental health review

Provision and efficiency of community health services need to be “significantly strengthened,” alongside a greater and stronger workforce to meet the needs growing demand for mental h... more >
Patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ in ineffective £330m Capita deal

17/05/2018Patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ in ineffective £330m Capita deal

Patients could have been put at serious risk as a result of a “widespread failures” in an attempt to outsource primary care duties by NHS England, a new report has found. The sev... more >
Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

24/05/2018Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has selected four more... more >
New surgery could save NHS £27m a year

24/05/2018New surgery could save NHS £27m a year

A new surgical technique could save the NHS mil... more >
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Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

24/05/2018Four more STPs handpicked to become integrated care systems

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has selected four more sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) to join the ongoing integrated care system (ICS) development programme as part of the second wa... more >
Lord Carter finds ‘critical variations’ in  community and mental health review

24/05/2018Lord Carter finds ‘critical variations’ in community and mental health review

Provision and efficiency of community health services need to be “significantly strengthened,” alongside a greater and stronger workforce to meet the needs growing demand for mental h... more >
New surgery could save NHS £27m a year

24/05/2018New surgery could save NHS £27m a year

A new surgical technique could save the NHS millions of pounds a year in costs for complications of prostate enlargement. According to an independent evaluation by Imperial College Health Partne... more >
Taxes must rise by at least 4% to prevent NHS deterioration as ‘no savings left to make’

24/05/2018Taxes must rise by at least 4% to prevent NHS deterioration as ‘no savings left to make’

A taxation increase of at least 4% a year is necessary to prevent “unnecessary costs, inefficiencies and uncertainty” and improve quality of care in the NHS, a major report has a... more >
Harding plans volunteering scheme for NHSI staff to ‘serve on the frontline’ during winter

24/05/2018Harding plans volunteering scheme for NHSI staff to ‘serve on the frontline’ during winter

The chair of NHS Improvement (NHSI) has announced that she wants to open a volunteering scheme for the organisation’s staff to experience the challenges of primary care in winter. Spea... more >

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Data sharing to improve care: the GP potential

18/05/2018Data sharing to improve care: the GP potential

As sharing data across organisations becomes the norm in the NHS, will general practice embrace its potential to improve the care we deliver to patients? Rebecca Fisher, a GP and policy fellow at the Health Foundation, investigates. “I just assumed your computers talked to each other... more >
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Cutting through the fake news

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In an era of so-called ‘fake news&rsquo... more >
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Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

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

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The NHS is at a crossroads, on a precarious path to a future yet unknown

11/05/2018The NHS is at a crossroads, on a precarious path to a future yet unknown

Niall Dickson CBE, chief executive of the NHS... more >
A different kind of medicine

02/05/2018A different kind of medicine

Could literature improve the quality of life ... more >
Is the NHS ready for another WannaCry?

02/05/2018Is the NHS ready for another WannaCry?

NHE’s Seamus McDonnell on the plans put... more >
Janet Davies: Our future workforce

02/05/2018Janet Davies: Our future workforce

Janet Davies, chief executive and general sec... more >