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Medicines optimisation: how does it affect the treatments patients receive?

Medicines optimisation: how does it affect the treatments patients receive? 23 May 2016 The Department of Health and NHS England policy of medicines optimisation is rapidly gaining momentum across NHS organisations following a series of reports, policy reviews and guidance. It ...

Type 2 diabetes course

Type 2 diabetes course 10 May 2016 What are each of the UK nations being asked to achieve in relation to type 2 diabetes? How are type 2 outcomes measured and incentivised across the devolved nations? How are nati...

Fast-facts: how is the cancer drugs fund changing?

Fast-facts: how is the cancer drugs fund changing? 27 Apr 2016 The cancer drugs fund is undergoing big changes from 1 July 2016, following financial difficulties and a critical National Audit Office report. NHS England has said the new regime will provi...

Introduction to GS1 standards

Introduction to GS1 standards 14 Apr 2016 Lord Carter's review into hospital productivity states that the introduction of GS1 standards will allow every NHS hospital to save an average of £3m each year, while improving patient...

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NHS on course for £10bn 'black hole'

26 May 2016

Would a 'golden ratio' on health spend tied to GDP help the NHS? Financial experts say the NHS will be £10bn in the red by 2020 and are suggesting a new model of funding,...

Finance bosses' confidence plummets

26 May 2016

What do NHS finance directors and CCG finance leads think about care quality? A survey of NHS trust and clinical commissioning group (CCG) finance bosses has revealed most believe quality...

CQC plans to save money by streamlining inspections

26 May 2016

How does the CQC aim to save money on inspections? Future Care Quality Commission (CQC) strategy includes more use of unannounced inspections and focusing on areas where risk is highest. ...

Vanguard budgets slashed by NHS England

26 May 2016

Which vanguards are getting a greater share of funding in 2016/17? NHS England has revealed £112m will be invested in vanguard projects in 2016/17, compared with £120m last...

Upcoming events

8 June 2016

Wellards Annual Conference 2016: The New Model NHS, The Royal Society, London

The NHS landscape is changing in all kinds of unforeseen ways, with the multi-faceted impact of Simon St...

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