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On the announcement of the 2018-19 figures for personal health budgets, the Director of Personalised Care at NHS England and Improvement sets out the case for their valued innovation and how they can transform people’s lives
Primary care networks have now gone live. Yet despite their potential to improve primary care, how they’ll develop, and what changes patients can expect to notice remains unclear.
As TRUS procedures are being replaced by transperineal biopsies, advance nurse practitioner Jonah Rusere explains why the switch is good news for prostate cancer patients and how urology nurses can make a difference to prostate cancer pathways
In a challenging healthcare environment, Long-Term Partnerships and collaboration might just be the key to helping GPs deliver effective and sustainable primary care services – without relinquishing control, argues Chris Barker
Molecular pathologist Prof Gareth Williams discusses the advantages of targeted therapies over chemotherapy and how to determine which targeted therapy to use
The UK’s National Health Service pension scheme is fast becoming ludicrous, writes NHS Confederation chief executive, Niall Dickson
Achieving a step-change in the quality of care across the NHS is ultimately going to require an organisation-wide approach to improvement, writes Bryan Jones, Improvement Fellow at the Health Foundation
The Director of the national Elective Care Transformation Programme explains why and how the NHS is working to reduce unnecessary face-to-face outpatient appointments
As the role of nursing associate grows in number, we need to understand it better. Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, introduces us this new role and how it’s set to complement the NHS Long Term Plan’s workforce strategy
Tara Kearney, director of integration for Salford Care Organisation, talks about setting up and working in a whole-system collaborative, and its impact on Salford Royal Foundation Trust and the people in her community
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