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Why is medical leadership important in the health service? 

Why is medical leadership important in the health service? 

Binita Kane reflects on the challenge of aligning the different perspectives of managers and frontline medical staff, and why an effective leadership strategy is important for health service providers.
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NHS test beds and information-sharing: supporting the integration of new health care technology

NHS test beds and information-sharing: supporting the integration of new health care technology

New technologies could potentially be put to use in the NHS, but the challenge lies in persuading health care providers to take up new models and methods of care. Matthew Honeyman looks at the upcoming policy developments that could enable successful integration.
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District councils' contribution to public health

District councils' contribution to public health

Illustrated slides explaining the key role that district councils play in keeping us healthy.
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Chris Ham

The proposed NHS and social care commission should report quickly and engage with staff and the public

Chris Ham reflects on the recent announcement that three former senior health ministers have proposed a cross-party commission to tackle the substantial pressures now facing health and social care.
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Nick Timmins

Could changes in pension tax relief potentially release funding for health and social care?

Media reports suggest that the Chancellor is actively considering a radical reform of pension tax relief. Nicholas Timmins considers the potential outcomes.
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John Appleby

How does NHS spending compare with health spending internationally?

John Appleby looks at how much we spend on health in the United Kingdom compared with other countries.
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Michael West

If it’s about NHS culture, it’s about leadership

There are plenty of high-profile problems to keep NHS leaders awake at night, but what are the underlying issues behind the headlines?
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