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NHS waiting list figures up

23/04/2014NHS waiting list figures up

NHS waiting lists are at their longest for six years and important targets have been missed, official figures indicate.  The data suggests that more than 10% of patients are waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment for the first time i... more >
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editor's comment

21/03/2014Ready for the future

You’ll find lots of coverage from the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014 spread around this edition of National Health Executive, beginning on page 24. It was a fascinating and worthwhile event, with valuable contributions made by speakers and participants from all levels of the NHS across a vast range of topics. It was hosted by NHS England, and the organisers tried hard to make events engaging and participatory, with a fair am... read more >

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interviews

Cutting complexity: a new vision for community services

21/03/2014Cutting complexity: a new vision for community services

NHE speaks to the King’s Fund’s Nigel Edwards about his major new report into community services, the need for closer relationships wit... more >
City-wide integration

21/03/2014City-wide integration

NHE talks to Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, former president of the Royal College of Physicians and chair of Liverpool’s Mayoral Commission on He... more >
From brainstorm to bedside: turning innovative ideas into NHS reality

21/03/2014From brainstorm to bedside: turning innovative ideas into NHS reality

Karen Livingstone heads up SBRI Healthcare, the innovation-focused competition scheme that funds small businesses who think they can develop soluti... more >

featured events

Developing models of integrated care for chronic conditions

01 May 2014 09:00

One-day conference at The King’s Fund! People with chronic conditions often receive ...

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Fourth annual NHS leadership and management summit

21 May 2014 08:00

One-day summit at The King’s Fund! This conference is the fourth of our NHS leadersh...

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Commissioning Quality Care for Long-Term Conditions

03 Jun 2014

Does your role involve the commissioning of services in the NHS? Could you benefit from FR...

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NHS Confederation annual conference 2014

04 Jun 2014

“The Confed conference has a very important place in my diary. It’s a unique gatherin...

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Commissioning Quality Care for Long-Term Conditions

05 Jun 2014

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inbox

  • 23/04/2014NHS pay and performance

    There are some fundamental problems with this short-sighted and damaging approach: (1) There is already a mechanism to control pay in the NHS: by...
  • 16/04/2014‘Membership fee’ for NHS use

    I already happily pay towards all our public sector services via taxes and national insurance. If we are short of funding, those who can afford it...
  • 09/04/2014Staffing on wards

    Thank you for this article! I would just like to add a really important extra point that MUST be considered as well as absolute numbers of staff on...
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last word

The urgent eyecare pathway

The urgent eyecare pathway

Kamlesh Chauhan, president of the College of Optometrists, explains the need to set up a universal urgent community eyecare service across England and Northern Ireland. It’s Saturday afternoon, you scratched your eye while gardening ear... more > more last word articles >

health service focus

Ensuring patient safety with AIDC

21/03/2014Ensuring patient safety with AIDC

There is a lot of talk about Auto ID and Data Capture technologies improving process efficienci... more >
Compassion is crucial in healthcare

21/03/2014Compassion is crucial in healthcare

Compassion and care should go hand-in-hand and, in many cases, it does so. However, at times th... more >

latest healthcare news

80% of NHS trusts have midwife vacancies

24/04/201480% of NHS trusts have midwife vacancies

Despite the ongoing baby boom in the UK there seems to be a major shortfall in the number of qualified midwives, a BBC freedom of information req... more >
Southern Health must ‘significantly’ improve safety of services

24/04/2014Southern Health must ‘significantly’ improve safety of services

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust must significantly improve its compliance with regards to quality of care across its learning disability ser... more >
Dog bite hospital admissions highest in most deprived areas

24/04/2014Dog bite hospital admissions highest in most deprived areas

Hospital admissions for dog bites are three times as high in the poorest areas of England compared to the least deprived, new figures from the He... more >
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