Economically speaking: Market failure and the NHS | Paul Healy

26 / 10 / 2016 11.46am

Paul Healy explores the issue of market failure in healthcare.

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Economically speaking: Redefining the agency relationship | Paul Healy

21 / 9 / 2016 12.30am

Redefining the role of patients in the NHS could have a substantial impact on improving the health service's sustainability, says Paul Healy.

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Economically speaking: The impact of limited resources on the NHS | Paul Healy

20 / 7 / 2016 12.30am

'Economically speaking' is a series of blog posts which draw on basic economic principles to understand the challenges facing the NHS. Written by Paul Healy, senior economics adviser at the NHS Confederation, this inaugural post explores the principle of demand.

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Economically speaking: An efficiency drive with a delicate balancing act | Paul Healy

24 / 8 / 2016 11.26am

‘Economically speaking’ is a series of blog posts that draw on basic economic principles to understand the challenges facing the NHS. Written by Paul Healy, senior economics adviser at the NHS Confederation, this second edition explores the principle of supply.

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2015 Challenge partners

25 / 2 / 2015 Midnight

The 2015 Challenge is a powerful partnership of national organisations representing health and care charities, local government, communities, staff and leaders speaking with one voice.

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As a member you are one of 560+ organisations connected to the NHS Confederation, the only membership body bringing together and speaking on behalf of the whole NHS.

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The onus is on all of us to continue Kate Granger’s work | Phil McCarvill

29 / 7 / 2016 12.30am

Dr Kate Granger showed us the value of speaking frankly about our experiences, even where this exposes our own vulnerability, writes Phil McCarvil.

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Multilingual Emergency Phrase Book

10 / 9 / 2015 12.49pm

The Multilingual Emergency Phrase Book is a simple, affordable and lifesaving tool that will ensure your emergency response teams can quickly and effectively communicate with non-English speaking patients in critical situations.

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Partnership working vital to achieve meaningful change for patients

11 / 11 / 2015 9.46am

Ahead of the NHS Partners Summit on 2 December, NHSPN Chair, Stephen Collier, has been speaking about the benefits that can be offered to patients and the NHS by increased collaboration across the health and care system.

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Prime Minister pledges action on mental health

11 / 1 / 2016 12.30pm

Speaking ahead of the publication of the Mental Health Taskforce’s report, the Prime Minister today pledged increased investment, targeted support for new mothers, and improved access to mental health services.

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