Conversations

Listen to what other health professionals and ministers are saying about the changes and take part in discussions with them and your colleagues.

Andrew Lansley discusses modernisation on BBC Radio 2

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was interviewed on BBC Radio 2 on March 16th about GP consortia, hospitals and improving patient care. He spoke to Dr Paul Hobday and Dr Paul Charlton, Dr Anna Dixon from the King’s Fund and Dr … Continue reading

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Early implementer: Cheryl Davenport, NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland

Cheryl Davenport, NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland, discusses her involvement in the early implementer network.

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Early implementer: Dr Shikha Pitalia, Wigan and St Helens

Dr Shikha Pitalia, Chair of GP Consortia Wigan and St Helens, talks about becoming an early implementer.

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Healthcare Expo: digital healthcare delivers value

Professor Jeremy Wyatt, Institute of Digital Healthcare, explains how digital healthcare will deliver more for less. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced a series of short films showcasing … Continue reading

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Healthcare Expo: safe use of insulin

Dr Rowan Hillson from the Department of Health explains how she is promoting safe use of insulin in the treatment of diabetes. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced … Continue reading

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Learning network latest – quality and patient safety

Paul Zollinger-Read’s weekly update to the GP pathfinder community. This week, I just want to mention two separate but linked issues.  The first is the absolute importance to ensure that we embrace other clinical colleagues in the development of clinically … Continue reading

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Innovation critical to the NHS – David Nicholson

David Nicholson video

NHS Chief Executive David Nicholson says innovation will  be critical to make sure that ‘everywhere in the NHS we get the best services available for our patients’. He was speaking to promote this week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo

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Live Q&A session with Andrew Lansley

Independent journalist Sharon Alcock put your questions to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley on Monday, March 7. The webchat was hosted by the British Medical Association. Watch the webchat as it happened here:

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Ask Andrew Lansley your questions

Andrew Lansley

Independent journalist Sharon Alcock will be putting your questions to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley on Monday, March 7, between 7pm and 8pm. You can watch the Q&A live on the British Medical Association (BMA) website. Questions can be submitted in … Continue reading

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Strengthening the healthcare workforce

Clare-Chapman

Clare Chapman, Director General of Workforce at the Department of Health, has written an article for The Guardian on the opportunity to reshape the whole system for educating and training the healthcare workforce. Over 1.4 million people work for the … Continue reading

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