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New state-of-the-art care home to open in Nottingham

18.02.20: A new state-of-the-art care home is set to be opened in Nottingham by early 2021, as part of an upcoming £30m trade park development in the city. Gedling Borough Council has approved planning permission for the 66-bedroom care home fo... more >

NHS LPP: NHS procurement a different way

18.02.20: Managing Director of the NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP), Michael Pace, spoke with NHE’s Matt Roberts about the organisation’s recent transformation. The NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is a non-profit... more >

NPA commissions study into frozen funding impact on pharmacies

18.02.20: The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned an economic impact assessment of community pharmacy funding and policy framework in England. The survey is looking to assess the robustness of the pharmacy market and consider how far... more >

NHS Forth Valley appoint new chairwoman

17.02.20: NHS Forth Valley have appointed Janie McCusker to serve as the trust’s new chairwoman, replacing the outgoing Alex Linkston. Ms McCusker currently serves as the chairwoman of the Glasgow Colleges Regional Board and had a lengthy 22-ye... more >

South Central Ambulance Service supporting Public Hearts Scheme

17.02.20: South Central Ambulance Service has supported the launch of the Public Hearts Scheme in Reading, aimed at improving public access to life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Founded in 2017 at Gloucestershire Constabulary by PC... more >

Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership: Hope

17.02.20: Independent consultant and strategic advisor Dean Royles continues his series on The Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership. You can find links to his previous pieces here.   Those that follow me on Twitter and Instagram will know... more >

CAMHS: The state of play for children and adolescent mental health

14.02.20: National Health Executive’s Matt Roberts spoke with Whitney Crenna-Jennings, a senior researcher in mental health, wellbeing and inclusion at the Education Policy Institute (EPI) about their recently released CAMHS report.   ... more >

Health Foundation responds to NHS England’s January performance

14.02.20: Following the publication of NHS England’s January performance statistics, the Health Foundation has issued a firm but fair evaluation of the data. Senior Policy Fellow at the Health Foundation, Tim Gardner, said: “Today's figur... more >

NHS Confederation: Retaining Health Secretary ensures no let-up

14.02.20: Matt Hancock was one of the surviving faces following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle, remaining in his role as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. The retention of Mr Hancock as Health Secretary has been v... more >

NHS Providers: Social care must be top priority for secretary of state

14.02.20: After the Prime Minister Boris Johnson underwent a reshuffling of his cabinet, and current Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, retained his role, NHS Providers have expressed their belief that social care must now be pri... more >

Data Sharing: A targeted strategy to improve sharing between hospitals

12.02.20: Dr Leigh Warren, Dr Jonathan Clarke & Lord Ara Darzi, from the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI), discuss challenges faced around the sharing of medical information between hospitals   COMMENT FROM THE EDITOR: This arti... more >

NHS Digital awards £4.5m to local digital adult social care projects

12.02.20: NHS Digital is overseeing the £4.5m investment into digital adult social care projects, with sixteen organisations across England set to receive a share of the money to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale.... more >

Nursing apprenticeships boost to deliver NHS Long Term Plan

12.02.20: That was the demand of Ruth May, England’s Chief Nursing Officer, as she called on NHS organisations to offer a greater number of nursing apprenticeships to local people in order to help deliver the NHS Long Term Plan and improve patient c... more >

Strengthened legal powers to bolster coronavirus protections

10.02.20: Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced strengthened legal powers to bolster protections against the coronavirus outbreak for people in England. The regulations have been put in place by the government with immediate effect and impose r... more >

The Christie works to improve cancer outcomes with Kenyan partners

10.02.20: Manchester’s cancer specialist trust, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, has announced it is working with the Kenyan Ministry of Health and Kenyatta University Teaching, Referrals and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) to help improve cancer outco... more >

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Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

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NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

23/09/2019NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

Reason to celebrate as NHS says watching rugby can be good for your mental ... more >
Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

21/06/2019Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

Taking time to say thank you is one of the hidden pillars of a society. Bei... more >

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Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership: Hope

17/02/2020Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership: Hope

Independent consultant and strategic advisor Dean Royles continues his series on The Unappreciated Qualities of Leadership. You can find links to his previous pieces here. ... 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 >