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GP surgeries ‘turning away millions’ as under-investment bites

29/07/2014GP surgeries ‘turning away millions’ as under-investment bites

Patients will struggle to get appointments to see a GP or nurse almost 50 million times this year, according to new research. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) says that the ... more >
Faulty NHS machines leading to deaths

25/07/2014Faulty NHS machines leading to deaths

Urgent action must be taken by the NHS to repair faulty medical equipment that has led to the deaths of more than 300 people in 2013 and thousands of people being injured, according to a new repo... more >
Patients ‘should expect longer A&E waits’

24/07/2014Patients ‘should expect longer A&E waits’

Hospital patients should expect ‘greater waiting times’ in A&E units in the future, two leading health organisations have warned.   A report by the Nuffield Trust ... more >
‘Halt privatisation of NHS services until after election’ – Burnham

29/07/2014‘Halt privatisation of NHS services until after election’ – Burnham

Labour’s shadow health secretary Andy B... more >
GP surgeries ‘turning away millions’ as under-investment bites

29/07/2014GP surgeries ‘turning away millions’ as under-investment bites

Patients will struggle to get appointments to... more >
Faulty NHS machines leading to deaths

25/07/2014Faulty NHS machines leading to deaths

Urgent action must be taken by the NHS to rep... more >
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Let’s get past the rhetoric of seven-day services

23/07/2014Let’s get past the rhetoric of seven-day services

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s national clinical director, has once again stated that the provision of seven-day services across the NHS is his “number one priority”. During an NHS Improving Quality event in London, representatives of the 13 Early Adopter communities set ... more >
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Examining nursing education in England

28/05/2014Examining nursing education in England

Jackie Smith, chief executive of the Nursing an... more >
Improving access to patient information at the country’s biggest health and care trust

28/05/2014Improving access to patient information at the country’s biggest health and care trust

Amy Freeman, chief information officer at Staff... more >
Self care is for everybody

28/05/2014Self care is for everybody

Susan Swientozielskyj, head of long term condit... more >

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Room for improvement

28/05/2014Room for improvement

A new report has shown that more needs to be do... more >
The opportunity of EAMS – earlier guidance is only the start

28/05/2014The opportunity of EAMS – earlier guidance is only the start

Whether in health, education or finance, innova... more >
Changing how we change the NHS

28/05/2014Changing how we change the NHS

The NHS is the biggest single healthcare system... more >

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01/06/2014A new era – or more of the same?

Welcome to this larger-than-usual edition of National Health Executive, with even more features, analysis, news, views and interviews than usual. With thousands of NHS managers, directors and clinicians soon to meet up in Liverpool for the annual NHS Confederation conference, we’ve got a preview of the show, including information about the exhibitors, speakers, venue and the events you should be sure not to miss. Our guide begins on page 31. As our last edition was going to... read more >

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Active by Design: a new movement to improve the health of the nation

Active by Design: a new movement to improve the health of the nation

Kathy MacEwen, head of programmes for the Cabe Team at the Design Council, discusses the new Active by Design initiative, which promotes good design to encourage greater levels of daily physical activity in buildings and public spaces. As ou... more > more last word articles >

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