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Joni Jabbal
14 April 2016 | Comments: 4

Joni Jabbal considers the potential of the housing and health sectors working together to improve population health.

12 April 2016 | Comments: 5

Nicola Walsh considers the challenges for health care leaders tasked with developing sustainability and transformation plans, and the behavioural shifts needed to tackle them.

8 April 2016 | Comments: 41

Vijaya Nath reflects on the issues raised in a recent round-table event on how the NHS can better enable black and minority ethnic staff to achieve their potential as leaders.

7 April 2016 | Comments: 4

Chris Ham outlines the proposals set out in our new agenda for action to tackle the growing crisis in health and social care.

4 April 2016

How are new co-commissioning arrangements progressing, a year after their introduction? Chris Naylor considers the results of our survey of GP practices in six clinical commissioning groups, carried out with the Nuffield Trust.

Richard Murray
1 April 2016 | Comments: 1

NHS Improvement aims to deliver better healthcare, transformed care delivery and sustainable finances. With the official launch on 1 April 2016, Richard Murray considers the challenges it faces.

Ruth Robertson
31 March 2016 | Comments: 4

Ruth Robertson looks at the ways in which NHS financial pressures can affect patient care, and the difficulties in assessing the real impact.

Guest blog
29 March 2016 | Comments: 5

What can be done to ease the transition from clinician to senior manager in the NHS? Divisional medical director Dr Dilys Lai reflects on the support needed to make this step.

23 March 2016 | Comments: 22

Four months since the first caps on NHS agency staff spend were introduced by Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority, Phoebe Dunn looks at the impact so far.

18 March 2016

David Buck considers the implications of the recent Budget announcements for the future of public health.

16 March 2016 | Comments: 2

This week saw the launch of Cascading Leadership, a new programme linked with the GSK IMPACT Awards, designed to extend leadership development opportunities across the voluntary and community sector. Programme manager Lisa Weaks discusses its potential.

14 March 2016 | Comments: 1

With the publication of the first set of NHS equity indicators in January, David Buck considers what the NHS still needs to do to tackle inequalities in health.

11 March 2016 | Comments: 5

A year on from the identification of 29 vanguard sites for the NHS’s new care models programme, Chris Ham reflects on the progress so far.

Guest blog
9 March 2016 | Comments: 5

In a guest blog to coincide with the launch of our report on integrating physical and mental health care, Tessa Jelen writes about the importance of information and support – for both physical and mental wellbeing – for people diagnosed with a long-term condition.

Guest blog
7 March 2016 | Comments: 1

Dr Nikita Kanani reflects on the opportunities and challenges posed by GPs becoming medical leaders in their local health system.

4 March 2016 | Comments: 3

A shift in emphasis, away from rules and regulation and towards developing positive organisational cultures that encourage risk taking and avoid blame, will be key as the NHS strives to improve quality

2 March 2016 | Comments: 12

With the 2015 NHS Staff Survey results revealing an increase in levels of engagement, Michael West looks at the statistics behind the headlines.

29 February 2016 | Comments: 3

NICE is one of the few arms-length bodies established by the last Labour government to have survived. Nicholas Timmins discusses the challenges and controversies it has faced along the way.

25 February 2016 | Comments: 6

With little political consensus around the way forward for funding our growing social care needs, Richard Humphries looks at how the British public views the options.

23 February 2016 | Comments: 8

With the publication today of our new report calling for a quality improvement strategy in the English NHS, Chris Ham discusses the key recommendations and why the current approach is not working.

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