Issue : 10 September 2009
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Innovation is, and must be seen to be, essential to the future of the NHS. The first Innovation EXPO, held in London this summer, was not only one of the biggest showcases of healthcare ideas ever seen in this country, it encapsulated the sense that we are embarking on something very significant.
NHS spending growth under the Tories would be significantly less than that seen under Margaret Thatcher, Andrew Lansley has said.
Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust
The Association of Greater Manchester Primary Care Trusts & Central and Eastern Cheshire Primary Care Trust
East Cheshire NHS Trust
NHS Great Yarmouth & Waveney
Last week’s revelation by HSJ of the pain the NHS might have to endure to achieve savings in the order of £20bn by 2014 dominated the national media.
The NHS Confederation has warned that the febrile political environment has “left behind all rational debate” over health service funding over the next five years.