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GPs say patchy services failing dementia patients

06/07/2015GPs say patchy services failing dementia patients

Nearly two-thirds of doctors say that a lack of cooperation between the NHS and social care is acting as a barrier for dementia patients to receive the support they need, new research has reveale... more >
Monitor threatens FTs with loss of freedoms over efficiency savings

03/07/2015Monitor threatens FTs with loss of freedoms over efficiency savings

Monitor has threatened foundation trusts with the loss of “their cherished freedoms” if they do not make efficiency savings to bring down a deficit that threatens to reach £1bn ... 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 Manchester is in danger of becoming “a bureaucratic mess”, the House of Lords heard. The Lords discussion on the Cities and Local Go... more >
‘Support not threats’ needed over efficiency savings challenge – NHS Providers

06/07/2015‘Support not threats’ needed over efficiency savings challenge – NHS Providers

The challenge to bring down the deficit of fo... more >
GPs say patchy services failing dementia patients

06/07/2015GPs say patchy services failing dementia patients

Nearly two-thirds of doctors say that a lack ... more >
Health secretary in favour of charging for missed NHS appointments

03/07/2015Health secretary in favour of charging for missed NHS appointments

The health secretary is in favour of charging... 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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Enabling healthcare innovations

06/07/2015Enabling healthcare innovations

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s medical director, has revealed the seventeen successful applicants to this year’s NHS Innovation Accelerator scheme, which aims to make evidenced healthcare innovations more widely available to patients.  The healthcare pioneers from the UK a... more >
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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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