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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 soc... 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 th... read more >

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  • 13/12/2017Strategic investment planning

    Paul Turton, head of solutions development at NHS Supply Chain, looks at how trusts can unlock investment in medical equipment to alleviate financial pressures. Having access to the right medical...
  • 13/12/2017A fight worth fighting

    Professor Wendy Burn, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), laments the current lack of public understanding about severe mental illness and argues we must do more to spread...
  • 13/12/2017Developing a wellness workforce

    The entire health and care sector needs to come together to prepare for a shift towards health creation, writes Merron Simpson, chief executive of the New NHS Alliance. The health workforce is under...
  • 13/12/2017Strategic commissioning: what the future holds

    Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners, looks at how the clinical commissioning landscape will change in the future after having come a remarkably long way in a short space of...
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  • 02/12/2016Greater Manchester: 30 years ahead

    Jon Rouse, the new chief officer of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, speaks to NHE’s Luana Salles about the region’s latest and...
  • 01/10/2015Inbox – September-October 2015

    From: Morris Heseltine Subject: Revised contract to be given to all junior doctors – NHS Employers Perhaps Mr Mortimer [CEO of NHS Employers]...
  • 19/08/2015Paramedic workforce crisis

    If universities and governing bodies introduced more courses that allowed shortened courses for already skilled workers, for example nursing to...
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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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Release full market value against surplus and decommissioned assets

28/11/2017Release full market value against surplus and decommissioned assets

Advertisement feature: Oliver Pearson, sales director, British Medical Auctions, asks whethe... more >
Operation Barcode: selecting technology to succeed

22/11/2017Operation Barcode: selecting technology to succeed

The benefits of Scan4Safety have been widely reported as extremely encouraging, with over &poun... more >

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Workforce strategy: DH has ‘turned on all the taps’, but can still do more

13/12/2017Workforce strategy: DH has ‘turned on all the taps’, but can still do more

Health Education England (HEE) has released a draft of its 10-year workforce strategy which is looking to create a long-term staffing p... more >
London trust fined after worker is killed by liquid nitrogen

13/12/2017London trust fined after worker is killed by liquid nitrogen

The death of a worker who was asphyxiated by liquid nitrogen in London in 2011 could have been prevented, says the Health and Safety Executive (H... more >
Access to treatments could reduce post-Brexit

13/12/2017Access to treatments could reduce post-Brexit

UK patients are at risk of missing out on new treatments after Brexit if a deal is not struck, experts have warned. Speaking at a Health Com... more >
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