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Exhausted GPs put patient safety at risk

29/07/2015Exhausted GPs put patient safety at risk

Overworked GPs may be threatening the health of patients on a ‘widespread scale’, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Healthcare professionals in prim... more >
RCN: £1.8bn staff redundancy bill a ‘slap in the face’

27/07/2015RCN: £1.8bn staff redundancy bill a ‘slap in the face’

The chief executive and general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says the billions wasted on staff redundancy pay-offs in the NHS represent a “slap in the face”. D... more >
NHS to combine emergency services – urgent care Vanguards announced

24/07/2015NHS to combine emergency services – urgent care Vanguards announced

NHS England has announced today (24 July) eight new ‘Vanguard’ areas to transform emergency care services by bringing together A&E, GPs, pharmacists, and the NHS 111 telephone ser... more >
Doctors and youngsters co-design apps to tackle mental illness

30/07/2015Doctors and youngsters co-design apps to tackle mental illness

Clinicians, academics and young people attend... more >
Older people’s Kent ward needs ‘urgent’ improvement

30/07/2015Older people’s Kent ward needs ‘urgent’ improvement

A team of CQC inspectors issued two warning n... more >
NICE drafts ‘improved’ end-of-life care guidance

29/07/2015NICE drafts ‘improved’ end-of-life care guidance

NICE has drafted new guidance proposals to su... more >
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1st International Conference on Transport & Health

06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015

The 1st International Conference on Transport and Health has been designed as a direct participatory experience. Policy-makers, practitioners and academics from multiple disciplines involved with transport planning and engineering, public health, urban planning, spatial and architectural design, environmental planning, economics and beyond will convene on the University College London campus to share their stories of success and failure; build world-wide collaborative friendships; but most importantly, leave inspired!

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1st International Conference on Transport & Health

06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015

The 1st International Conference on Transport and Health has been designed as a direct participatory experience. Policy-makers, practitioners and academics from multiple disciplines involved with transport planning and engineering, public health, urban planning, spatial and architectural design, environmental planning, economics and beyond will convene on the University College London campus to share their stories of success and failure; build world-wide collaborative friendships; but most importantly, leave inspired!

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1st International Conference on Transport & Health

06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015

The 1st International Conference on Transport and Health has been designed as a direct participatory experience. Policy-makers, practitioners and academics from multiple disciplines involved with transport planning and engineering, public health, urban planning, spatial and architectural design, environmental planning, economics and beyond will convene on the University College London campus to share their stories of success and failure; build world-wide collaborative friendships; but most importantly, leave inspired!

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Who decides?

29/07/2015Who decides?

Most healthcare professionals recognise the value of giving patients not just information but also a say in their own care, and the ability to make decisions about how they are treated. It’s not always acted on, for practical, cultural or negligent reason, but the desire is usually there.... more >
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interviews

The old business models are not viable

01/06/2015The old business models are not viable

NHE spoke to Monitor’s director of inte... more >
An engaging idea

01/06/2015An engaging idea

Most CCGs say they want to put patients at th... more >
Delivering big data benefits ‘responsibly’

01/06/2015Delivering big data benefits ‘responsibly’

Andrew MacLaren, the new director of informat... more >

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GP federations – making them work

15/07/2015GP federations – making them work

Mary Chant, partner in the health and social ... more >
Do not underestimate the challenges of nursing revalidation

01/06/2015Do not underestimate the challenges of nursing revalidation

Nursing revalidation could create a significa... more >
E-learning

01/06/2015E-learning

John Rogers, chief executive of Skills for He... more >
A changing mindset for a changing NHS

01/06/2015A changing mindset for a changing NHS

Richard Jones, partner at transformation cons... more >

editor's comment

01/06/2015A new world, or more of the same

We have previews and show guides to two giant events in this edition of NHE: first the NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition 2015 on 3-5 June (p79-81) and then the Health+Care Show including The Commissioning Show on 24-25 June (p35-45).  Virtually everyone with influence in the NHS will be speaking, attending, exhibiting or networking at one or both of these events, and the NHE team will of course be there too, interacting with our readers and advertisers and... read more >

last word

The cost of demanding savings mustn’t be patient choice

The cost of demanding savings mustn’t be patient choice

 Chris Whitehouse, who chairs the Urology Trade Association, discusses the day-to-day impacts on patients of decisions over efficiency, consumables and devices. The NHS is creaking at the seams. Swamped by demands, the NHS has to perfo... more > more last word articles >

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