Tag Archives: Health care

The challenge remains: healthcare needs reform

Comment by Robin Millar, Acting Chief Executive, 2020health On a day of changing faces around the Cabinet table, the Prime Minister has retained Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health – and he has retained the challenge of reforming the NHS. The pressures … Continue reading

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Delivering good care without increasing the cost; why quality matters

A contribution to the recent 2020health report entitled ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of Nursing’ By June Andrews, Director of the Dementia Services, Development Centre, University of Stirling The greatest tragedy about the delivery of care by nurses is … Continue reading

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Technology: Changing the role of the nurse

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By  Gloria Dowling MBA BSc (Hons) RGN MIHM ABCI, NHS Specialist Advisor to London Resilience Team (LRT), NHS London Advances in technology have changed the face of … Continue reading

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Is Nursing Working?

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Rosemary Macalister-Smith RGN, RM, ADM, BA (Hons), MSC, LLB (Hons), LLM Healthcare Advisor (nursing, midwifery and regulation), Healthfit (Supported by; Esther McFarlane RMN, BA Ed Studies, PG Dip Nurse … Continue reading

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Letting Leaders Lead

Contribution to 2020health report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Lou Harkness-Hudson, Unit Manager, Clinical Assessment Unit Rochdale Infirmary   The current culture in nursing is borne from a “can’t do” attitude which is compounded by … Continue reading

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Pause, consult and reflect but we musn’t stop

Guest Blog by Gail Beer, Consultant Director, 2020health.org The proposed reforms to the NHS are now taking a break while the Government decides how to respond to  the numerous criticisms  and increasingly vocal and angry  NHS bodies. Undoubtedly there are … Continue reading

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