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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 >
‘NHS pay must keep up with private sector to retain staff,’ says Stevens

22/07/2015‘NHS pay must keep up with private sector to retain staff,’ says Stevens

NHS England’s chief executive says pay will need to keep up with the private sector if the health service is going to recruit and retain the right staff. Giving evidence to the Co... more >
‘No plans’ to reconfigure congenital heart disease specialists

21/07/2015‘No plans’ to reconfigure congenital heart disease specialists

NHS England is not planning any changes to the configuration of specialist Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) providers “at this time”, but does plan to introduce new wide-ranging standar... more >
Doctor sexual assault claims on the rise – MDU

28/07/2015Doctor sexual assault claims on the rise – MDU

Allegations of sexual assault against doctors... more >
Long-serving NHS chief executive to stand down

28/07/2015Long-serving NHS chief executive to stand down

Sir Ron Kerr will stand down as chief executi... more >
New trust that took on Stafford hospital must improve – CQC

28/07/2015New trust that took on Stafford hospital must improve – CQC

The University Hospitals of North Midlands NH... 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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Clampdown on management consultants could be counter-productive

22/07/2015Clampdown on management consultants could be counter-productive

Guest blog by Alan Leaman, CEO of the Management Consultancies Association, following last month's Department of Health clampdown on the use of management consultants in the NHS, including a £50,000 cap and more regulation.  Our politicians did the easy bit during the gener... 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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