The Wellards Quarterly review is indispensable for anyone selling to the NHS, whether you are management, government affairs, marketing or sales. It looks at everything of note in the last three months and looks forward to the next three.
This quarter is 'do', which will mean new services, ways of working, treatment pathways, contracts and providers.
You can access the pharma or the medtech version by following this link.
The quality premium (QP) rewards clinical commissioning groups for improvements in service quality, health outcomes and reductions in health inequalities. It can add a considerable sum to primary care's budget and will become increasingly important. This fast-facts provides information on the latest developments for the QP and how it affects the wider healthcare environment.
From this month patients with long-term, complex conditions are entitled to the 'right to ask' for personal health budgets. This fast-facts explains what they are and why they are proposed as one solution to the problems surrounding primary care.
GP federations could be one of the answers to primary care's problems, allowing GPs to pool expertise and resources, and exert greater buying power. This fast-facts takes you through the basics of what they are and why they are emerging.