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Confed17 open its doors in Liverpool today

14/06/2017Confed17 open its doors in Liverpool today

Confed 17, the major annual NHS Confederation conference, has kicked off today in ACC Liverpool, inviting in more than 1,000 health and care leaders to discuss and review the long-term demand patterns needed in the sector. Highlights of the... more >
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13/06/2017Tackling the major challenges facing the NHS

As you will have gathered from the front cover, a theme that runs throughout this edition of NHE is about empowering and involving the workforce in order to deliver innovative change across the system.  Professor Jane Dacre, president of the Royal College of Physicians, highlights on page 16 the importance of sustainability and transformation partnerships/plans (STPs) being implemented and delivered with clinical input at their cor... read more >

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  • 23/06/2017A hub for healthy communities

    Mark Robinson, New NHS Alliance pharmacy lead, discusses why pharmacy is at the heart of healthy living in communities – and explains how pharmacists can play a wider role in supporting the objectives...
  • 23/06/2017Do something different

    Jill DeBene, chief executive of Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM), considers what workforce optimisation really means and the importance of doing things differently.
  • 23/06/2017The now and the future of infection prediction

    Marco-Felipe King, an infection control postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Public Health and Environmental Engineering at the University of Leeds, explains why the future of infection...
  • 20/06/2017Prime for transformation?

    The sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) programme should harness and drive digital innovation as a positive force to help overcome barriers to the integration of health and social...
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interviews

  • 20/06/2017Working collectively to improve cancer outcomes for patients

    Last year, the cancer vanguard established the Pharma Challenge. Rob Duncombe, pharmacy director at the Christie NHS FT, gives NHE an update on the work and early outcomes.
  • 16/06/2017A great place to work

    The Walton Centre NHS FT has been identified by NHS England as one of only 12 exemplar organisations in the NHS for its work in health and wellbeing (H&WB). Mike Gibney, director of workforce, and...
  • 06/06/2017A fork in the road for the NHS

    Niall Dickson, chief executive of NHS Confederation, talks to NHE’s Josh Mines ahead of Confed2017 about the organisation’s 10-point manifesto for the NHS, and the opportunities and...
  • 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 organisation faces in setting up regulation for nursing associates...
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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

A clear strategy for change is needed for health and social care

A clear strategy for change is needed for health and social care

Nigel Edwards, CEO at the Nuffield Trust, argues that it would be a lost opportunity if the next government does not seek to put both health and social care funding on a more sustainable footing. Just over two years ago the 2015 general ele... more > more last word articles >

health service focus

Introducing intelligent care navigation

19/06/2017Introducing intelligent care navigation

Established in 2006, iPLATO’s solutions have proven to improve patient access to healthca... more >
Third-party maintenance providers: An unfulfilled potential for patients and paymasters

19/06/2017Third-party maintenance providers: An unfulfilled potential for patients and paymasters

The International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers (IAMERS) outlines ... more >

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King’s Fund launches programme to grow third sector leadership skills

23/06/2017King’s Fund launches programme to grow third sector leadership skills

The application process for a support programme to enable charity leaders to help one another through sharing expertise and developing skills has... more >
NHS England launches £640m test sites to redesign mental health services

23/06/2017NHS England launches £640m test sites to redesign mental health services

A new tranche of sites to redesign mental health services, with plans to cut out-of-area placements, has been revealed by NHS England. The 1... more >
Mortimer welcomes PM’s promise to keep EU staff in UK after Brexit

23/06/2017Mortimer welcomes PM’s promise to keep EU staff in UK after Brexit

Co-convenor of the Cavendish Coalition and CEO of NHS Employers Danny Mortimer has today welcomed guarantees from the government that EU citizens... more >
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