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Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trust put into special measures

08/11/2018Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trust put into special measures

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been put into special measures by NHS Improvement. The hospital, which has received three enforcement action notices from the CQC, with the heal... more >
Regulators failed to avert major failure of patient safety, report finds

02/11/2018Regulators failed to avert major failure of patient safety, report finds

A scathing report from Deloitte has found serious failings by regulators in stopping a major failure of patient safety at a London trust. North Middlesex University Hospital (NMUH) saw major... more >
£2bn to be allocated for mental health in Hammond Budget boost

29/10/2018£2bn to be allocated for mental health in Hammond Budget boost

Mental health services in England will receive an injection of £2bn as part of Philip Hammond’s Budget to be announced today. Some of the funding will go towards dedicated vehicl... more >
More men please!

14/11/2018More men please!

Kirstie Stott, director of the Inspiring Lead... more >
Camden GP practice placed into special measures following CQC inspection

14/11/2018Camden GP practice placed into special measures following CQC inspection

A GP practice in Camden has been rated as ina... more >
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More men please!

14/11/2018More men please!

Kirstie Stott, director of the Inspiring Leaders Network, flips the gender balance debate on its head and asks: why aren’t there more male nurses? As an advocate for gender equality, I... more >
Camden GP practice placed into special measures following CQC inspection

14/11/2018Camden GP practice placed into special measures following CQC inspection

A GP practice in Camden has been rated as inadequate and placed into special measures by the CQC. An inspection in August rated Dr Phillip Matthewman’s practice, in Prince of Wales Roa... more >
Primary care merger for Greater Manchester halted after CCG leaders report a ‘lack of trust’

14/11/2018Primary care merger for Greater Manchester halted after CCG leaders report a ‘lack of trust’

Plans to create a single primary care organisation for Greater Manchester have been halted after an independent review found “fierce criticism” of previous leadership and reported &ld... more >
Shropshire baby death review expanded to over 200 cases of maternity failings

14/11/2018Shropshire baby death review expanded to over 200 cases of maternity failings

A scandal-hit NHS trust investigating dozens of mother and baby deaths has now identified more than 200 cases as the review is widened for the third time. The CQC review into the maternity d... more >
Priti Patel campaigns for integrated health facility despite ‘rowing back’ from GP surgeries

14/11/2018Priti Patel campaigns for integrated health facility despite ‘rowing back’ from GP surgeries

The MP for Witham has reaffirmed her case for the building of a new fully-integrated health facility, bringing all GP services in the constituency’s town centre together to deal with surgin... more >

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More men please!

14/11/2018More men please!

Kirstie Stott, director of the Inspiring Leaders Network, flips the gender balance debate on its head and asks: why aren’t there more male nurses? As an advocate for gender equality, I was recently struck by the NHS Provider Board report from NHS Improvement, which is an interesting ... more >
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Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

24/01/2018Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

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Cutting through the fake news

22/11/2017Cutting through the fake news

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Data: the oil of the digital age

07/11/2018Data: the oil of the digital age

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The clinical voice at the heart of procurement

10/10/2018The clinical voice at the heart of procurement

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Recoup and recover

10/10/2018Recoup and recover

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A push for digital in mental health

10/10/2018A push for digital in mental health

Sean Duggan, chief executive of NHS Confedera... more >