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NHS Confederation publications

The NHS European Office actively monitors a wide range of EU channels in order to identify developments of potential importance for the NHS. A range of key policy developments are highlighted in the Our work section of this site. 

This section highlights a selection of news, publications, research and commentary from and about the EU regarding health and social care issues that may be of wider interest to NHS colleagues. 

Recent publications

Obesity Update 2017

This new policy update from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development examines the obesity challenge in the OECD area and focusses on communication policies designed to empower people to make healthier choices, including easy-to-understand schemes of food labelling, mass media campaigns to increase public awareness, and the use of social network. 

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Publications from the European Commission

The European Commission acts as the EU's executive arm and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the EU

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Publications from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making

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HOPE Publications

The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation represents national public and private hospital associations and hospital owners

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Publications from the OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) aims to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world

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Publications from WHO Europe

The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) is one of the World Health Organisation's six regional offices around the world, emplopying experts in public health, science and technology

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Government publishes guidance on NHS preparedness for a no-deal Brexit

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The Government publishes first tranche of a series of papers on UK plans to deal with a no-deal Brexit

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How can we support you on the global stage?

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Let us know about your international activities and ambitions and how we can further support you.

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Latest Blog Post

Is the NHS big data bubble about to burst? | Gareth Dellenty

12 / 9 / 2018 11pm

Are we really in a position to reap the benefits of population health management when the NHS is still so digitally immature? Gareth Dellenty considers the issues.

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