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NHS devolution to Greater Manchester ‘a bureaucratic mess’

01/07/2015NHS devolution to Greater Manchester ‘a bureaucratic mess’

The deal devolving NHS powers to Greater Manchester is in danger of becoming “a bureaucratic mess”, the House of Lords heard. The Lords discussion on the Cities and Local Go... more >
CQC publishes first reports into NHS 111 services

30/06/2015CQC publishes first reports into NHS 111 services

The CQC has published reports on the first three NHS 111 services that took part in a pilot to be inspected under its new methodology. Since March, the CQC has been developing a new approach... more >
NHS Professionals: Don’t let NHS staff work for external agencies

29/06/2015NHS Professionals: Don’t let NHS staff work for external agencies

One way to reduce agency spending is for the NHS to work collectively to stamp out practices such as allowing staff to work through external staffing agencies, rather than the trust’s own b... more >
Nearly half of GPs believe patients are more violent than five years ago

02/07/2015Nearly half of GPs believe patients are more violent than five years ago

More than half of GPs have experienced violen... more >
HSCIC procurement mistakes cost millions

02/07/2015HSCIC procurement mistakes cost millions

Mistakes made by the Health and Social Care I... more >
NHS devolution to Greater Manchester ‘a bureaucratic mess’

01/07/2015NHS devolution to Greater Manchester ‘a bureaucratic mess’

The deal devolving NHS powers to Greater Manc... 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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So much devolution, so little change

01/07/2015So much devolution, so little change

The recent news that the health secretary will have the power to overturn devolved decisions on health and social care made by Greater Manchester raises many questions: namely, why are we doing this? There seems to be little point to all the fuss and expense of devolution if overall power ... 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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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 >
Demonisation of the private provider: the MSK physiotherapist perspective

01/06/2015Demonisation of the private provider: the MSK physiotherapist perspective

David Pearce, EKTRA Ltd principal physiothera... 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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