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Has the government delivered a new era for public health?

The White Paper, Healthy lives, healthy people, published in November 2010, promised ‘a new era for public health, with a higher priority and dedicated resources’. As we reach the end of the government’s five-year term, has this promise been kept?
Reconfiguring NHS services: necessary but fraught with difficulties

Reconfiguring NHS services: necessary but fraught with difficulties

With the NHS facing growing pressures on all fronts, following the general election the next government is likely to begin a new round of NHS service reconfiguration planning. So what are the challenges around service reconfiguration? And what evidence is available to help guide the process?
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James Thompson

How have waiting times fared under the coalition?

The last data on NHS performance measures before the election, released this week, shows us what the incoming government will be inheriting. So what does it tell us?
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Community health care services

What does good look like?
Our conference explored how community health services can be developed to fulfil the long-term ambition of shifting care closer to people's homes. Catch up with the presentations and talks.
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What do we know about the impact of immigration on the NHS?

Immigration is a hotly contested political issue, with both the costs and benefits under debate. The potential impact of immigration on the NHS is one aspect of this wider discussion, with competing claims that it is both good for, and bad for, the health service.