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‘Herstory’:  the barriers facing women in health and care

‘Herstory’: the barriers facing women in health and care

Leaders across health and care agree that much more needs to be done to address the low representation of women in senior medical leadership roles.
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Rachael Addicott

How do Care Quality Commission hospital inspections measure up?

Over the past few years we have seen several high-profile failures of care in NHS acute hospitals in England, leading many in the system to question the ability of performance management and regulatory mechanisms to identify and act on poor performance.
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Urgent and emergency care mythbusters

Pressures on urgent and emergency care have been the focus of much media and political debate – but what is really happening? We examine – and debunk – some of the myths that have been generated in the debate so far.
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Richard Murray

What happens when the money runs out?

If in 2013/14 the NHS struggled to maintain performance even with a recruitment round, the chances it can continue to do so with fewer, rather than more, staff look non-existent, says Richard Murray.
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Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell: health and social care in the run-up to the next general election

Mary Riddell, Columnist at the Daily Telegraph, looks at how issues around health and social care funding could play out in the run-up to the next general election, and at the main parties' thinking on public spending and taxation.
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Paul Johnson, Director at IFS

Paul Johnson: government spending on public services

Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, discusses what’s happening with government spending across public services and the implications this has for health and social care.
Past event

Is more money the answer?

The NHS and social care: close to the edge?
With presentations from Paul Johnson, Mary Riddell and Richard Murray, our breakfast event looked at the impact of financial pressures on health and social care and examined the case for more funding.