Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

Changing nature of NHS demand is placing “unprecedented pressure on the system”

The quality of NHS services is under threat as the system struggles with complex new types of demand, access and cost. The Care Quality Commission’s (...

The grand plan: David Nicholson’s letter to NHS leaders

Dear Colleagues, Earlier this year, we published a landmark document: The NHS belongs to the people – a call to action. This document sets out the chall...

Hunt: summary of speech at Tory Party Conference

The duty of a Health Secretary, however painful, is to look into problems, accept responsibility and do what it takes to stop them being repeated. Whic...

The ten highest-paid people at NHS England

Nice work if you can get it... 1. Sir David Nicholson, chief executive – £211,249. 2. Paul Baumann, chief financial officer – £200k-£205k 3...

Views from the BMA on the NHS’s 65th birthday

The NHS is something we should all cherish and be proud of. The vast majority of the public see a service that has delivered remarkable outcomes for the mo...

What I’ll tell Cameron when invited to dinner

I have not (yet) been invited to No 10 for dinner. But if I could afford it I would welcome the opportunity to talk about the NHS as I see it. I would do s...

NHS is an extremely cost-effective health system

The NHS saves more lives for each pound spent as a proportion of national wealth than any other country apart from Ireland and is one of the most cost-effe...

My love for the NHS is why I want change…

OK, take a deep breath, here's the Prime Minister's big speech on NHS reform: Six weeks ago, we announced a pause in our plans for the modernisation of th...

“Trusts are failing to tackle staff obesity”

Only 15% of NHS trusts have a policy or plan to help combat staff obesity, a report reveals. The findings come from the first national audit within the N...