Wellards updates

Financial disaster looms for the NHS – and none of our political leaders understand why

Financial disaster looms for the NHS – and none of our political leaders understand why 24 Apr 2015 Some of the main parties have pledged to find the 'missing' £8bn identified in the Five year forward view as necessary to shore up the NHS's finances. But the £8bn is small change comp...

Party manifestos 2015

Party manifestos 2015 23 Apr 2015 They're here! The party manifestos have been published – link to each set of well-intentioned promises below: Conservative manifesto UKIP manifesto Green Party manifesto ...

Confused by election jargon and protocol?

Confused by election jargon and protocol? 23 Apr 2015 How to make sense of the election Dissolution, prorogation, purdah, the London Gazette? How come we now have no MPs but still have a Prime Minister and ministers? Confused by election jargon and...

Vanguards: what are they and why do they matter?

Vanguards: what are they and why do they matter? 20 Apr 2015 Have you wondered what they are, but you have not had the time to read all of NHS England's long documents? Find out what you need to know from our summary in the Fast-facts section of the Wellar...

Mental health review: out now

Mental health review: out now 13 Apr 2015 Do you know who the main stakeholders in mental health are? What is driving mental health policy? How might recent commissioning decisions affect industry? The focus on mental health has intensifi...

Regional reviews

Regional reviews 07 Apr 2015 Our 10 regional reviews cover what is going on in your area and allow you to stay on top of the latest developments. Insights will allow a more effective and customer-focused account plan to be bui...

What's new?

New NHS England commissioning structure revealed

01 May 2015

How has NHS England reorganised its area teams? Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) officials have published details of the structure of NHS England's local and regional...

Think-tank chiefs slam politicians for 'jam tomorrow' attitude

01 May 2015

How is the NHS reacting to funding promises by the political parties? Health think-tank bosses have criticised political party leaders for a 'jam tomorrow' attitude to money and...

CCG financial outlook revealed

01 May 2015

What is the financial position of the CCGs you work with? Delayed tariff negotiations, increasing demand and pressure to deliver against performance targets has resulted in 16 clinical...

King's Fund questions workforce planning in the NHS

01 May 2015

Is it credible to expand the NHS workforce without addressing health strategy and workforce trends? King's Fund think-tank analysis of the NHS workforce has found 'major disconnects...

Upcoming events

12 May 2015

New World Market Access: Meeting the challenge of co-commissioning, Warren House, Kingston

With the introduction of co-commissioning the world of market access is undergoing its greatest shake-u...

10 June 2015

Wellards Annual Conference 2015: Throne Games, The Royal Society, London

Throne Games 2015 Our 2015 Conference, to be held a month after the new Government takes office, will fo...

9 July 2015

Wellards Forum: New directions for medtech, The King's Fund, London

What can we predict might happen to the NHS in 2015 and how will that affect the next few years...

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