Posts Tagged ‘Reconfiguration’

New standards revealed to try to resolve heart surgery reconfiguration row

New proposals have been put forward in an effort to resolve a long-running row about the congenital heart surgery in England. The latest review, which h...

Additional resources and new body needed to over NHS transformational change

The NHS needs a single body to oversee the investment for transformative change in the NHS, says a report. The think tanks the Health Foundation and Kin...

Private health lobby advised on NHS hospital reconfiguration review

The authors of a major report on changes to NHS hospitals failed to declare that a lobbying network for the private healthcare industry was on its advisory...

Politicians must be honest on NHS change

Politicians must be candid about the need to change the way care is delivered and bold enough to make the tough choices required to secure the long term fu...

New structures to overcome health inequalities

Developing new organisational structures in the NHS must be a priority if many providers are to become sustainable and healthcare improved. This a key fin...

MPs’ fears of opposition to change misplaced

The public are ready to support evidence-based NHS change, and want more information on health service finance to engage in 'honest debate' These are th...

Reaction: NHS England’s Five Year Forward View

Dr Mark Porter, chair of BMA Council “Policymakers have tried to pretend that structural reorganisation and extending a competitive market can make up...

Extra NHS funds required in next five years

The NHS needs additional resources of more than 1.5% a year in real terms over the next Parliament. The health service cannot make enough efficiency savin...

Understanding the knock-on-effects in the NHS

The fastest time for a human being to complete the Rubik’s cube is 5.55s and was set by a Belgian, Mats Valk, in 2013. Improving the health service may ...

We must deliver care in new, proven ways

A Health Select Committee report says the NHS is facing “one of its greatest challenges” in dealing with patients with multiple long-term conditions, s...

“Smaller NHS hospitals must change their model”

Small district general hospitals can survive and thrive but the way services are provided to local patients must change to guarantee quality care. This is...