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Junior doctors major High Court loss ‘helps hold Hunt to account’

28/09/2016Junior doctors major High Court loss ‘helps hold Hunt to account’

Junior doctors have lost a High Court battle after claims that health secretary Jeremy Hunt had abused his powers by seeking to impose a divisive new contract were rejected by Mr Justice Green. ... more >
‘Political maladministration’ forcing staff to discharge patients unsafely

28/09/2016‘Political maladministration’ forcing staff to discharge patients unsafely

Patients who are unfit to leave the hospital are being discharged because of problems with trust leadership and lack of resources, the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (... more >
Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

26/09/2016Junior doctors’ strikes suspended

The BMA has suspended a programme of five-day junior doctors’ strikes over the autumn after warnings about their impact on patient safety. The union announced the unprecedented strikes... more >

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Better management and better care – Piloting a different approach for patients

28/09/2016Better management and better care – Piloting a different approach for patients

Bernard Quinn, programme director for improvement at NHS Improvement, explains how the regulator is looking into ways hospitals can improve the way they manage patient journeys. When you’re at the coalface, it can be hard to find opportunities to improve the way you do things. We kno... more >
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Benchmarking what good looks like

01/07/2016Benchmarking what good looks like

Lord Carter of Coles discusses the findings o... more >
The importance of early leadership development

13/06/2016The importance of early leadership development

NHE talks to Julie Wood, chief executive of N... more >
Unprecedented demand for clinical pharmacy

08/06/2016Unprecedented demand for clinical pharmacy

Dr Keith Ridge, chief pharmaceutical officer ... more >

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What does the single oversight framework mean for trusts?

29/09/2016What does the single oversight framework mean for trusts?

Miriam Deakin, head of policy at NHS Provider... more >
Maintaining the missing type momentum

29/09/2016Maintaining the missing type momentum

Jon Latham, NHS Blood and Transplant’s ... more >
Why talent management is more important than ever

29/09/2016Why talent management is more important than ever

Michelle Fitzgerald-Shaw, national programme ... more >
STPs: A mile wide and an inch deep?

31/08/2016STPs: A mile wide and an inch deep?

Dr Mark Spencer, co-chair of the New NHS Alli... more >

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13/09/2016Time to show your support

As this edition of NHE went to press, we were all digesting the news and developments that came out of this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo. Two very interesting announcements involved the realignment of the hospital digitisation programme and the development of an NHS Digital Academy.  Both stemming from Dr Robert Wachter’s independent report ‘Making IT Work’, they represent a possible step change in how the NHS plans to implement technological... read more >

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Brexit: The only thing that hasn’t changed is people need support from the sector

Brexit: The only thing that hasn’t changed is people need support from the sector

Andrew McCracken from National Voices, the leading coalition of 160 health and care charities, looks at the potential impact and ramifications of the UK’s Brexit decision on the sector. It’s unprecedented, it’s blurry, and... more > more last word articles >

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