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£200m cuts to public health could threaten NHS contracts

03/08/2015£200m cuts to public health could threaten NHS contracts

The in-year cuts to public health budgets are going ahead as planned despite opposition from councils and practitioners, the government has confirmed, meaning that some contracts with the NHS cou... more >
Escalating spend on agency staff is a ‘deep concern’ – Nuffield Trust

03/08/2015Escalating spend on agency staff is a ‘deep concern’ – Nuffield Trust

With nearly a fifth trusts across the NHS spending more than a tenth of their total staff budget on agency the situation has become a ‘deep concern’, a health think tank has told NHE.... more >
Nearly 20% of trusts spend more than a tenth of total staff budget on agency

01/08/2015Nearly 20% of trusts spend more than a tenth of total staff budget on agency

Nearly a fifth of NHS trusts have spent more than a tenth of their total staff budget on agency, an NHE investigation has revealed.  NHE sent freedom of information (FoI) requests to al... more >
Children’s mental health services to get £172m funding

03/08/2015Children’s mental health services to get £172m funding

NHS England has announced £30m of fundi... more >
£200m cuts to public health could threaten NHS contracts

03/08/2015£200m cuts to public health could threaten NHS contracts

The in-year cuts to public health budgets are... more >
Monitor to investigate trust over finances and eHospital

03/08/2015Monitor to investigate trust over finances and eHospital

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation... more >
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Who decides?

29/07/2015Who decides?

Most healthcare professionals recognise the value of giving patients not just information but also a say in their own care, and the ability to make decisions about how they are treated. It’s not always acted on, for practical, cultural or negligent reason, but the desire is usually there.... 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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GP federations – making them work

15/07/2015GP federations – making them work

Mary Chant, partner in the health and social ... more >
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 >
A changing mindset for a changing NHS

01/06/2015A changing mindset for a changing NHS

Richard Jones, partner at transformation cons... more >

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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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