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Social care must get fair share, say health leaders

16 / 4 / 2018 11.29am

The majority of health leaders believe that the long-term funding settlement recently announced by the Prime Minister should include both the NHS and social care.

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Communications Conference 2018

06 / 4 / 2018 9.08am

Join us in Manchester on Tuesday 12 June 2018 for our annual communications conference for NHS communication professionals and practitioners.

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Brexit: Children could be ‘excluded’ from lifesaving clinical trials

27 / 2 / 2018 5.28pm

Brexit negotiators have been urged to ‘put patients first’ following warnings children could miss out on lifesaving clinical trials when the UK leaves the EU.

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Providers project £931m year-end deficit

22 / 2 / 2018 12.16pm

Projected end-of-year deficit £435m worse than planned, says NHS Improvement.

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Get ready for WRES

05 / 2 / 2018 4.25pm

In partnership with NHS England, we are holding a series of events for chairs and chief executives across the country designed to initiate and progress a discussion on workforce race equality within the NHS.

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Government urged to curb rising costs of clinical negligence claims

02 / 2 / 2018 12.30am

A coalition of organisations representing the NHS and health professionals is calling for urgent action to reduce the spiralling cost of medical negligence claims in England, after £1.7bn was paid out last year alone.

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Brexit could disrupt supply of medicines, Brexit Health Alliance warns

29 / 1 / 2018 8.08am

Unless a deal is reached, medicines and medical technologies could be delayed or even become unavailable to patients when the UK leaves the EU.

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Action needed to stem the tide of litigation

23 / 1 / 2018 12.14pm

NHS Confederation members have called for action to address the spiralling cost of clinical negligence claims in England.

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Release of Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales


16 / 1 / 2018 9.09am

NHS leaders welcome independent panel report on the future of health and care in Wales

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Response to the Auditor General's report on informatics systems in NHS Wales January 2018


11 / 1 / 2018 12.52pm

The Auditor General’s report on informatics systems was released today, with 13 recommendations to improve the approach to informatics in the Welsh NHS.

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Why the CQC was warmly received by independent hospitals, despite the public glare of scrutiny | Dr Howard Freeman

18 / 4 / 2018 8.36am

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