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Communication in the NHS: Who has control?

08/02/2017Communication in the NHS: Who has control?

On behalf of the Patients Association, Nic Hart has recently penned an open letter to the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman in an attempt to keep pressing for answers around the 2012 death of his teenage daughter, Averil, whilst in the care... more >
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07/02/2017Handling the pressure

Although NHS trusts have been feeling the pressure this winter, as demand on A&E services continues to rise and the financial challenge deepens, it is worth noting and applauding the professionalism, determination and resilience of the workforce in still delivering world-class healthcare.  However, as you’ll read throughout this issue of NHE, it is highly unlikely that our courageous staff can keep this ‘can-do&rsqu... read more >

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  • 23/02/2017Transforming community care

    Chris Gregory, head of clinical systems for LGSS Local Health and Care Shared Service — a public sector organisation providing back-office services including IM&T to local government and health...
  • 20/02/2017Maximising the value of public engagement

    Jane Mordue, the newly appointed permanent chair of Healthwatch England, explains why listening to feedback from the public is much more likely to help NHS and social care leaders make the right...
  • 20/02/2017Time to value ambulance staff

    Alan Lofthouse, Unison's national ambulance officer, discusses the need for policymakers to address the rising rate of ambulance staff leaving the NHS and show them they really are valued as part of...
  • 20/02/2017Technology at the bedside: The benefits of mobile

    Aaron Powell, chief digital officer at NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), explains why the organisation sees mobile very much as the future.
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Improving the flow

13/02/2017Improving the flow

Glen Burley, chief executive of South Warwickshire NHS FT, explains how his organisation has been able to improve patient flow through its emerge... more >
Leadership development should be for all in health and care

07/12/2016Leadership development should be for all in health and care

Back in August, Stephen Hart joined Health Education England (HEE) as the organisation’s new director of leadership development, which incl... more >
The powerful link between staff and patient satisfaction

03/10/2016The powerful link between staff and patient satisfaction

David Behan CBE, chief executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), talks to NHE about the correlation between high rates of staff satisfactio... 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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Lessons from Finland for NHS mental health

Lessons from Finland for NHS mental health

While many countries across Europe struggle to deal with a rising demand for mental health services, Finland is successfully improving service provision via a new online portal. Professor Grigori Joffe, medical director at Hospital District of H... more > more last word articles >

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A collaborative approach to tackling agency

20/02/2017A collaborative approach to tackling agency

Jim Forsyth and Jane Goodall from Hertfordshire NHS Procurement explain how a cross-regional ap... more >
Unleashing the benefits of patient feedback

16/02/2017Unleashing the benefits of patient feedback

NHE’s Luana Salles looks back at what the Friends and Family Test (FFT) has achieved sinc... more >

latest healthcare news

RCN backs potential law change to protect health staff from violent assault

27/02/2017RCN backs potential law change to protect health staff from violent assault

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has backed a potential change to the law that is being debated in Parliament today to protect hospital workers... more >
NHS slammed for ‘serious failure’ as 500,000 sensitive documents lost

27/02/2017NHS slammed for ‘serious failure’ as 500,000 sensitive documents lost

The NHS is at the heart of an “emerging scandal” concerning the loss of more than half a million pieces of confidential medical infor... more >
PAC: Recovery plan for STP areas in ‘severe financial difficulty’ needed by March

27/02/2017PAC: Recovery plan for STP areas in ‘severe financial difficulty’ needed by March

A new report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has set out a number of urgent recommendations for the NHS, including the need for th... more >
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