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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 ma... 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 &... read more >

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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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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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60 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

07/04/201760 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

We talk to Ben Dyson, executive director of strategy at NHS Improvement (NHSI). What are NHS... more >
Paperlight is the outcome, and not the objective, of a digital NHS

04/04/2017Paperlight is the outcome, and not the objective, of a digital NHS

Sean Brennan, director of communications for the Institute of Health Records and Information Ma... more >

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GMC unveils new standards for more ‘flexible’ postgraduate education

22/05/2017GMC unveils new standards for more ‘flexible’ postgraduate education

Postgraduate training has been made more flexible for doctors today as the General Medical Council (GMC) announced new standards. Unveiled i... more >
NHS risks losing over 2,000 family doctors due to Brexit, warns RCGP

22/05/2017NHS risks losing over 2,000 family doctors due to Brexit, warns RCGP

Around 3.5 million patients are set to lose their family doctor because of Brexit, a leading group of GPs has today warned. In new analysis ... more >
Nuffield Trust: Party pledges fail to fully address NHS funding crisis

22/05/2017Nuffield Trust: Party pledges fail to fully address NHS funding crisis

None of the three main political parties currently vying for control of government have pledged enough funding for the NHS, a group of leading he... more >
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