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Labour’s pledge to raise wages for ‘underpaid and overworked’ NHS staff

26/04/2017Labour’s pledge to raise wages for ‘underpaid and overworked’ NHS staff

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth will today outline a major campaign pledge to axe the NHS pay cap, saying that staff are “underpaid and overworked”. The change is predicted to cost the NHS around £1bn, however La... more >
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22/03/2017New additions and unexpected announcements

As NHE went to press, many of us were still recovering from the chancellor’s unexpected health announcements in his last Spring Budget.   While the sector welcomed Philip Hammond’s revelations, centered on capital funding for advanced sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and A&E triage schemes (page 24), the government failed to address the funding gap still facing the NHS.   Even the &... read 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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Foreign patient charges are a distraction from the real issues

Foreign patient charges are a distraction from the real issues

Vivek Kotecha, research officer at the Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI), explains why the charging of foreign patients distracts from our home-grown NHS issues.  The Department of Health’s (DH’s) PR team mus... more > more last word articles >

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60 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

07/04/201760 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

We talk to Ben Dyson, executive director of strategy at NHS Improvement (NHSI). What are NHS... more >
Paperlight is the outcome, and not the objective, of a digital NHS

04/04/2017Paperlight is the outcome, and not the objective, of a digital NHS

Sean Brennan, director of communications for the Institute of Health Records and Information Ma... more >

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Seven trusts to drive digital mental health services with £35m investment

12/04/2017Seven trusts to drive digital mental health services with £35m investment

Seven trusts will become Global Digital Exemplars for Mental Health and receive a share of £35m to develop and roll-out innovtive technolog... more >
60 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

07/04/201760 seconds with… NHSI’s Ben Dyson

We talk to Ben Dyson, executive director of strategy at NHS Improvement (NHSI). What are NHSI’s main policy objectives for the next 12 m... more >
Naylor Review: £10bn needed now to fully finance STP reforms

03/04/2017Naylor Review: £10bn needed now to fully finance STP reforms

A total of £10bn is required to properly fund England STPs and maintain health facilities in the future, an independent report written for ... more >
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