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Stevens: Most STPs ready by October as ‘substantial’ progress made

28/07/2016Stevens: Most STPs ready by October as ‘substantial’ progress made

The sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are on track to be agreed by autumn, the chief executive of NHS England has said. Simon Stevens told the NHS England board meeting this mor... more >
‘Standardised’ contract needed to stop consultant overspend

27/07/2016‘Standardised’ contract needed to stop consultant overspend

Revelations about the high rates some NHS trusts are spending to get consultants to cover shifts show the need for contract reform, the chief executive of NHS Employers has said. Freedom of ... more >
NHS to trial specialised commissioning with four STPs

27/07/2016NHS to trial specialised commissioning with four STPs

NHS England is trialling measures to ensure specialised services are delivered at a local level, according to a new report from its specialised services commissioning committee. In the repor... more >

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Are you changing a bullying culture or contributing to it?

27/07/2016Are you changing a bullying culture or contributing to it?

Karen Lynas, interim managing director at the NHS Leadership Academy, discusses how leaders can tackle the bullying culture in their organisations.  I suspect many of us in the NHS, far too many of us, know someone who has experienced bullying, or worse, experienced it ourselves. I ha... 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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Five ways to leave an organisation well

12/07/2016Five ways to leave an organisation well

Karen Lynas, interim managing director at NHS... more >
Why NHS e-learning needs more ambition

12/07/2016Why NHS e-learning needs more ambition

Louise Pasterfield, managing director at e-le... more >
Cyber security in NHS trusts

11/07/2016Cyber security in NHS trusts

Dan Taylor, head of cyber security at the Hea... more >
Why the US has overtaken the NHS with its EMR

11/07/2016Why the US has overtaken the NHS with its EMR

Emeritus Professor Angus Wallace, a leading f... more >

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01/07/2016Where’s the time?

In recent editions of NHE we have focused on the change taking place in the health sector, but one of the important pillars to deliver new models of care and financial sustainability is time.  Unfortunately for the NHS, as we all know, ‘time waits for no man’.  As you’ll see in this magazine we have coverage from the recent Commissioning Show and the NHS Confederation Annual Conference. At both these major events, sustainability and transformation plans... 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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