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Data sharing to improve care: the GP potential

18/05/2018Data sharing to improve care: the GP potential

As sharing data across organisations becomes the norm in the NHS, will general practice embrace its potential to improve the care we deliver to patients? Rebecca Fisher, a GP and policy fellow at the Health Foundation, investigates. “... 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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last word

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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Isosec launches first Virtual Smartcard to revolutionise NHS authentication

12/02/2018Isosec launches first Virtual Smartcard to revolutionise NHS authentication

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE A new virtual smartcard which promises to transform NHS efficiency and... more >
Health creation is here to stay

09/02/2018Health creation is here to stay

NHE’s Sacha Rowlands speaks to Michael Macdonnell, NHS England’s national director ... more >

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Patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ in ineffective £330m Capita deal

17/05/2018Patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ in ineffective £330m Capita deal

Patients could have been put at serious risk as a result of a “widespread failures” in an attempt to outsource primary care duties by... more >
Trust ‘outsourcing plan’ branded an underhand way to erode staff pay

11/05/2018Trust ‘outsourcing plan’ branded an underhand way to erode staff pay

East Kent Hospitals University FT (EKHUFT) has come under fire for its plans to transfer staff to a new wholly-owned subsidiary (WOS) company. T... more >
Hunt gives private hospitals two weeks to ‘get house in order’

08/05/2018Hunt gives private hospitals two weeks to ‘get house in order’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has today called upon private hospitals to “ensure rapid improvement” from the independent sector offeri... more >