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Stop intervening to speed up birth unless real risks involved, says WHO

16/02/2018Stop intervening to speed up birth unless real risks involved, says WHO

Medical staff and midwives should not intervene to speed up a woman’s labour unless there are real risks of complications, says the World&n... more >
RCN launches member survey on decriminalisation of abortions

16/02/2018RCN launches member survey on decriminalisation of abortions

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has launched a UK-wide survey, quizzing its members for their views on decriminalising abortions. The onl... more >
CQC finds improvements at troubled Somerset hospital

16/02/2018CQC finds improvements at troubled Somerset hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found improvements at a troubled hospital in Weston-super-Mare following an inspection last year that rated... 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 mon... read more >

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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 bey... more > more last word articles >

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Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

24/01/2018Duncan Selbie: A step on the journey to population health

The NHS plays a part in the country’s wellness – but it’s... more >
Cutting through the fake news

22/11/2017Cutting through the fake news

In an era of so-called ‘fake news’ growing alongside a renewed ... more >

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Trusts recognise the value of the GIRFT programme – but it must remain ‘quality first’

09/02/2018Trusts recognise the value of the GIRFT programme – but it must remain ‘quality first’

Cassandra Cameron, policy advisor at NHS Providers, says trusts must be given constructive support – without fear of failure – in ord... more >
The difference NICE is making for cancer patients

02/02/2018The difference NICE is making for cancer patients

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive and director of health and social care at NICE, on her organisation’s new cancer impact repo... more >
Uncharted territory – what could 2018 bring for STPs and accountable care?

31/01/2018Uncharted territory – what could 2018 bring for STPs and accountable care?

NHS Providers head of strategy, Miriam Deakin, considers the five potential themes her organisation would like to see in the year ahead as a resu... more >
Workforce strategy: facing the facts

26/01/2018Workforce strategy: facing the facts

Dean Royles, director of human resources and organisational development at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, lays bare the four truths the NHS ... more >

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