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Payroll: It’s back office, not back of mind

11.05.20: Steve Whiting who leads the Health Sector at Cantium Business Solutions discusses the challenges faced around payroll in the healthcare sector and how outsourcing a payroll provider is the answer. To the casual eye, the fundamentals of payr...

NHS SBS remote working to ensure NHS salary payments unaffected

04.05.20: Across the UK our NHS staff are working heroically in the midst of Covid-19, including thousands of former healthcare professionals returning to the frontline, and the Payroll and Pensions Team at NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has...

BCA calls for government support for self-employed health practitioners

28.04.20: As social distancing measures enforce us to keep apart as a society, it has left many health practitioners, including chiropractors, dentists and physiotherapists, unable to physically treat their patients during this time. As such, thousan...

NHS SBS helps support NHS efforts at home and abroad

17.04.20: Experts from the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) have been working around the clock to support the emergency response to coronavirus both at home and abroad, helping to equip the new NHS Nightingale hospitals here in the UK, as well...

NHS London Procurement Partnership working to support NHS

09.04.20: NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is one of a number of organisations and bodies diligently working behind the scenes to support our frontline NHS services to combat the demands of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. United wi...

NHS SBS working to ‘maintain the level of support the NHS needs’

07.04.20: Facing unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the NHS has needed all of its resources and collective support to ensure it maintains capacity to safely and effectively treat patients. That has included not just its fron...

Cabinet Office issues procurement cards guidance to support suppliers

06.04.20: Suppliers to the public sector are seeing their cashflow partly consolidated in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, following publication of new guidance from the Cabinet Office surrounding the use of procurement cards. The newl...

NHS to benefit from £13.4bn debt write-off

03.04.20: In efforts to relieve some of the financial burden on NHS providers in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced over £13bn of debt will be written off from the healthcare service. The debt...

NHS Business Services Authority: ‘We are the NHS supporting the NHS’

31.03.20: With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak demanding significant time and care from the NHS, it has become vitally important for all aspects of the health and care industry to support one another and contribute to the collective effort. Having o...

NHSCFA: Never get bored of fraud

31.03.20: Matthew Jordan-Boyd, Director of Finance & Corporate Governance, NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) I have written several articles about the work of NHSCFA and that tends to be from my fairly technical angle as a figures person, an a...

NHS Providers: Financial support for the NHS and social care welcomed

20.03.20: Government announced another £2.9bn in support to strengthen care for the vulnerable and the newly-passed Coronavirus Bill, as the country continues to grapple with the virus outbreak. In response to the decision to allocate the additional...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak to back NHS against coronavirus in 2020 Budget

11.03.20: Addressing the House of Commons with his 2020 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced as much support as is needed to tackle the coronavirus outbreak as an NHS. Taking the lead in his budget speech, Mr Sunak told the House: “What...

The 2020 Budget: A ‘decade of renewal’ for health?

02.03.20: Dr. Eleanor Roy, Health and Social Care Policy Manager, CIPFA The Budget is the opportunity for the government to follow through on its promises to turn the page on austerity and begin a ‘decade of renewal’ across the count...

NHS LPP: NHS procurement a different way

18.02.20: Managing Director of the NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP), Michael Pace, spoke with NHE’s Matt Roberts about the organisation’s recent transformation. The NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is a non-profit...

Government and NHS commit additional £1.5bn to general practice

07.02.20: Government and the NHS have outlined an additional £1.5bn in funding over the next four years for general practice medicine, aimed at providing additional staff and delivering Government’s commitment of 50 million more appointments b...

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Delivering Sustainable Digital Transformation

13/07/2020Delivering Sustainable Digital Transformation

Words provided by GPDQ, editorially reviewed by National Health Executive Covid-19 has brought about a seismic change in the uses of digital... more >
New motor neurone disease treatment shows encouraging results

13/07/2020New motor neurone disease treatment shows encouraging results

A new drug targeting the genetic cause of a rare form of motor neurone disease (MND) has shown promise during early research trials, which are be... more >
PCN Network: Important people access primary care in way which suits them

10/07/2020PCN Network: Important people access primary care in way which suits them

Following the release of the findings from the latest GP Patient Survey, NHS Confederation’s PCN Network have stressed the importance of en... more >

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26/06/2020Adapting and Innovating

Matt Roberts, National Health Executive Editorial Lead. NHE May/June 2020 Edition We’ve been through so much as a health sector and a society in recent months with coronavirus and nothing can take away from the loss and difficulties that we’ve faced but it vital we also don’t disregard the amazing efforts we’ve witnessed. Staff have gone above and beyond, whole hospitals and trusts have flexed virtually at w... read more >

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Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad: ‘We all have a role to play in getting innovations quicker’

Haseeb Ahmad, president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), sits down with National Health Executive as part of our Last Word Q&A series. Would you talk us th... more > more last word articles >

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NHS at 72: Managing mental health services going forward

03/07/2020NHS at 72: Managing mental health services going forward

Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network Let’s take this opportunity to reflect on the amazing achievements of our health system over the past few months. But as we recognise the best of the NHS and its response to the Covid-19 crisis we must not forget that for mental health the peak has yet to come. Covid-19 ... more >
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NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

23/09/2019NHS England dementia director prescribes rugby for mental health and dementia patients

Reason to celebrate as NHS says watching rugby can be good for your mental health and wellbeing. As the best rugby players in the world repr... more >
Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

21/06/2019Peter Kyle MP: It’s time to say thank you this Public Service Day

Taking time to say thank you is one of the hidden pillars of a society. Being on the receiving end of some “thanks” can make communit... more >
Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

13/06/2019Nurses named as least-appreciated public sector workers

Nurses have been named as the most under-appreciated public sector professionals as new research reveals how shockingly under-vauled our NHS, edu... more >
Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

10/06/2019Creating the Cardigan integrated care centre

Peter Skitt, county director and commissioner for Ceredigion Hywel Dda University Health Board, looks ahead to the new integrated care centre bei... more >

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Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

24/10/2019Matt Hancock says GP recruitment is on the rise to support ‘bedrock of the NHS’

Today, speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual conference, Matt Hancock highlighted what he believes to be the three... more >
NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

17/09/2019NHS dreams come true for Teesside domestic

Over 20 years ago, a Teesside hospital cleaner put down her mop and took steps towards her midwifery dreams. Lisa Payne has been delivering ... more >
How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

24/10/2018How can winter pressures be dealt with? Introduce a National Social Care Service, RCP president suggests

A dedicated national social care service could be a potential solution to surging demand burdening acute health providers over the winter months,... more >
RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

24/10/2018RCP president on new Liverpool college building: ‘This will be a hub for clinicians in the north’

The president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has told NHE that the college’s new headquarters based in Liverpool will become a hu... more >

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