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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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Brexit could disrupt supply of medicines, Brexit Health Alliance warns

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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What piqued your interest in 2017?

From briefings and reports on the general election and Brexit, to information and insight on accountable care organisations and the NHS estate, here’s a look at the content that piqued your interest in 2017.

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Collaboration is not for control freaks | Dr Charlotte Augst

21 / 3 / 2018 12.30am

Somerset Sustainability and Transformation Partnership has been collaborating with the Richmond Group of Charities and wider voluntary sector on a programme called ‘Doing the Right Thing’. Charlotte Augst shares what she’s learned so far about collaboration and leadership.

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