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04 Mar 2021

Welcome investment for vaccinations but a fix for social care is still needed

Chris Hopson discusses the chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement of the Budget 2021 and what this means for the health and care service.

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26 Feb 2021

The view of digital responses to COVID-19 through an operational lens

Lisa Emery, chief information officer at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, explains how she's looking at the digital response to the pandemic through an ‘operational lens’.

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24 Feb 2021

Time to recover: the importance of funded, recuperative policy for NHS staff

Sarah White discusses how an exhausted workforce can be protected in the face of rising demand, and why a staff-centred approach is vital to make the NHS sustainable.

Sarah WhiteSarah White
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24 Feb 2021

A pivotal time for the future of public health in England

Leanora Volpe discusses the key principles which will need to be considered as the new structure for public health systems in England evolves.

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22 Feb 2021

Mistakes I made (and things I learned) as an NHS leader

Earnd's Jonathan Lewis discusses his experience as a former NHS leader of Bromley Healthcare and the lessons he learned.

Jonathan LewisJonathan Lewis
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18 Feb 2021

COVID-19 pressures: an exploration of hospital activity through the first and second wave

Julian Russell compares the COVID-19 data from the first and second wave of the pandemic.

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17 Feb 2021

Trust leaders highlight four key tests before lockdown should be eased

Chris Hopson and Saffron Cordery discuss four key tests trust leaders say must be passed before lockdown restrictions should be eased.

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16 Feb 2021

Member spotlight: Seven key learnings from introducing an electronic patient record

Mandy Griffin, managing director of the Health Informatics Services and CIO at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, shares the introduction of an electronic patient record.

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14 Feb 2021

A pragmatic approach required for NHS funding

Chris Hopson calls for a pragmatic approach to NHS funding so it can carry on delivering the care the country needs.

Chris HopsonChris Hopson
Blog
14 Feb 2021

If you give the NHS a tough task, we'll get it done

Chris Hopson celebrates the success of the UK's vaccination programme as we approach the mid February target.

Chris HopsonChris Hopson
Blog
12 Feb 2021

All parts of the NHS need to join up to provide better care

In a short piece first published in the Guardian, Chris Hopson discusses NHS reforms announced by the government.

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Blog
11 Feb 2021

Sharing learning and innovation in community services

Miriam Deakin and NHS Confederation's Daniel Reynolds, highlight successful innovations in the community sector and how providers can learn from one another.

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