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A new paradigm for public health

10/11/2017A new paradigm for public health

Heather Henry RN MBA, Queens nurse and chair of the New NHS Alliance looks into the issue of health inequality in the NHS. Health inequality is like the many-headed hydra of Greek mythology: no matter how many heads you cut off, the beast ... more >
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25/09/2017A hotbed of innovation

This edition of NHE comes hot on the heels of this year’s NHS Expo which, once again, proved to be a huge success at Manchester Central. A number of announcements were made during the event, with the health secretary naming the second wave of NHS digital pioneers, or ‘fast followers’, which follow the initial global digital exemplars who were revealed at the same show 12 months earlier.  Jeremy Hunt also stated th... read more >

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  • 11/10/2017Make doing the right thing easy

    Kay Currie, professor of Nursing & Applied Healthcare Research, ‘Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention’ (SHIP) research group, at Glasgow Caledonian University, outlines approaches to...
  • 11/10/2017STAR: an innovative app for speech therapy

    Dr Stuart Cunningham, a senior lecturer in Human Communication Sciences at the University of Sheffield, on a new app set to support speech and language professionals to deliver articulation therapy.
  • 11/10/2017The value of health creation

    Dr Brian Fisher, vice chair of the New NHS Alliance, outlines the many benefits of investing in health creation.
  • 11/10/2017Developing a new type of think tank

    James Roach of the National Collaborative Group explains how the new and unique think tank is moving from rhetoric to action in order to help deliver a more sustainable NHS.
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Tackling infection prevention locally

04/10/2017Tackling infection prevention locally

Dr Emma Burnett, a lecturer and researcher in infection prevention at the University of Dundee’s School of Nursing and Midwifery and a boar... more >
Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

02/10/2017Scan4Safety: benefits across the whole supply chain

NHE interviews Gillian Fox, head of eProcurement (Scan4Safety) programme at NHS Supply Chain. How has the Scan4Safety initiative evolved sin... more >
Simon Stevens: A hunger for innovation

25/09/2017Simon Stevens: A hunger for innovation

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, knows that the health service is already a world leader when it comes to medical advances – ... more >

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  • 02/12/2016Greater Manchester: 30 years ahead

    Jon Rouse, the new chief officer of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, speaks to NHE’s Luana Salles about the region’s latest and...
  • 01/10/2015Inbox – September-October 2015

    From: Morris Heseltine Subject: Revised contract to be given to all junior doctors – NHS Employers Perhaps Mr Mortimer [CEO of NHS Employers]...
  • 19/08/2015Paramedic workforce crisis

    If universities and governing bodies introduced more courses that allowed shortened courses for already skilled workers, for example nursing to...
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The Refugee Doctor Initiative

The Refugee Doctor Initiative

Terry John, co-chair of the BMA & BDA Refugee Doctors and Dentists Liaison Group and chair of the union’s international committee, talks about a brilliant initiative that is proving mutually beneficial for overseas doctors and NHS pati... more > more last word articles >

health service focus

Release full market value against surplus and decommissioned assets

14/11/2017Release full market value against surplus and decommissioned assets

Advertisement feature: Oliver Pearson, sales director, British Medical Auctions, asks whethe... more >
Women power usage and uptake of myGP®

18/10/2017Women power usage and uptake of myGP®

Advertisement Feature: Lemarie Moses, product manager of myGP, outlines the app's potential ... more >

latest healthcare news

Lung cancer operations reach record number as survival rates continue to rise

21/11/2017Lung cancer operations reach record number as survival rates continue to rise

A report today from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has revealed that a record 98.1% of patients survived after 30 days of lung cancer oper... more >
GP numbers drop by 1,000 over the last year as pressure and funding concerns increase

21/11/2017GP numbers drop by 1,000 over the last year as pressure and funding concerns increase

GP numbers have fallen by around 1,200 in the last year despite the government’s pledge in 2015 to bring in another 5,000 practitioners. ... more >
NHS overcharged over £34m for essential medicine

21/11/2017NHS overcharged over £34m for essential medicine

The NHS has been overcharged millions for an essential medication, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has declared. Last year the NHS ... more >
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