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How can A&E units improve their performance?
The first point that I must make is that I do not wish to appear unappreciative or condescending. Hospital A&E work is amongst the most important that any person can undertake and many of us would find the strain unbearable. … Continue reading
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Medical advisory body “NICE” should not spend too much time valuing drugs.
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (“NICE”) is currently holding a public consultation over its proposals for evaluating drugs. Drugs that are approved by NICE automatically become available for doctors to prescribe under the NHS throughout England … Continue reading
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Guest Blogspot: Negotiations with the UK Government over pharmaceutical pricing have achieved a good result for patients, the NHS and the industry.
The UK Government and the pharmaceutical industry shared many objectives throughout the recent drug pricing negotiations. For example, there was always broad agreement that: The total future drug bill needed to be affordable in the context of other spending in … Continue reading
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Is “listening” the key to reducing antibiotic prescribing?
Wednesday will see the publication of a report on GPs over-prescribing antibiotics for patients – nothing new there – but this has a twist: GPs over-prescribing antibiotics even when the patients are not particularly asking for them. This comes at … Continue reading
2020health calls for care.data to be postponed and replaced by an opt-in system
We had a huge amount of interest in our fringe event held on Tuesday at the Conservative Party Conference on privacy and electronic health records. We are vocal advocates of electronic health records (EHR) and the potential for technology to … Continue reading
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Adapting to new technologies; making the big changes to delivery of care
Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Samantha Walker, RGN PhD, Executive Director, Research & Policy, Asthma UK Adapting to uncertainty Now that the Health Bill has passed into the statute books (Department … Continue reading
Involving patients – informing patients
Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing.’ By Katrina Glaister, Quality Directorate Facilitator, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust In 2010, in a radical shift in health strategy, the White Paper, ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating … Continue reading
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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20/20 Vision – Nursing in Perspective
Extract from 2020health’s report ‘Too Posh to Wash? Reflections on the Future of Nursing’ Article by Deborah Sturdy, RN MSc (Econ),Trustee, International Longevity Centre –UK (ILC- UK) / Director of Care, Red and Yellow Care Is this nursing’s watershed? The current media … Continue reading
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