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System working in an uncertain world

09/05/2019System working in an uncertain world

What, exactly, is an integrated care system? Well, it’s unclear, writes Kacey Cogle, policy advisor at NHS Providers. On the NHS England website, integrated care systems (ICSs) are not clearly defined, referring to STPs (sustainabilit... 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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  • 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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Hard to be optimistic

Hard to be optimistic

Rachel Power, chief executive of the Patients Association, warns that we must be realistic about the very real effects of continued underfunding across the health service. It’s now beyond doubt or dispute, other than in government, th... more > more last word articles >

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NICE recommends monofilament debridement technology for use in acute or chronic wounds

08/04/2019NICE recommends monofilament debridement technology for use in acute or chronic wounds

Following a comprehensive review, NICE’s Medical Technology Guidance has recommended Debr... more >
Aesop Institute 2019: for health and arts professionals

20/03/2019Aesop Institute 2019: for health and arts professionals

Aesop Institute 2019 is a continuing professional development programme for busy health and art... more >

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NHSE strikes largest ever deal to ‘completely eliminate’ hepatitis C

03/05/2019NHSE strikes largest ever deal to ‘completely eliminate’ hepatitis C

NHS England has reached a “first-of-its-kind” deal with three major drug companies that could completely eradicate hepatitis C, weath... more >
DHSC reveals early focus for NHSX digital unit and names CEO

04/04/2019DHSC reveals early focus for NHSX digital unit and names CEO

NHSX has named its new chief executive as the government announces that its digital specialists will be joining up with cancer and mental health ... more >
Four arrested at Blackpool Victoria Hospital over allegations of poisoning

04/04/2019Four arrested at Blackpool Victoria Hospital over allegations of poisoning

Four healthcare professionals have been arrested by police on suspicion of administering poison to patients at a Blackpool hospital “with t... more >