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The future of clinical commissioning

13/03/2017The future of clinical commissioning

Dr Graham Jackson, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and chair of NHS Aylesbury Vale CCG, discusses the changing landscape facing commissioners.  Since they were set up more than three years ago, CCGs have demonstrated a g... 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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Tight timetable for nursing associate  regulation

28/03/2017Tight timetable for nursing associate regulation

Jackie Smith, chief executive at the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), talks to NHE’s David Stevenson about the challenges her organisat... more >
Improving the flow

13/02/2017Improving the flow

Glen Burley, chief executive of South Warwickshire NHS FT, explains how his organisation has been able to improve patient flow through its emerge... more >
Leadership development should be for all in health and care

07/12/2016Leadership development should be for all in health and care

Back in August, Stephen Hart joined Health Education England (HEE) as the organisation’s new director of leadership development, which incl... 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 >

health service focus

Firefighters and pharmacists: empowering the wider public health workforce

28/03/2017Firefighters and pharmacists: empowering the wider public health workforce

Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), explains how... more >
A holistic approach is needed to tackle estate issues

24/03/2017A holistic approach is needed to tackle estate issues

Julian Amey, chief executive of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (... more >

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Time to address paramedic retention rates

28/03/2017Time to address paramedic retention rates

Following the National Audit Office’s (NAO’s) recent report into NHS ambulance services, Gerry Egan, chief executive of the College o... more >
Empowering leaders for the future of commissioning

28/03/2017Empowering leaders for the future of commissioning

Caroline Chipperfield, associate director of partnerships at the NHS Leadership Academy, explores the conditions, culture and climate leaders wil... more >
Firefighters and pharmacists: empowering the wider public health workforce

28/03/2017Firefighters and pharmacists: empowering the wider public health workforce

Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), explains how we must look beyond the core public health workfo... more >
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