Issue : 25 October 2007
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Andrew Castle on improving procurement processesSubscription
Collecting and interpreting data is an essential part of supply chain management
Separating services: a guide for PCTsSubscription
PCTs need to separate provider and commissioner services to demonstrate transparency, accountability and modernised regulation. Christian Dingwall explains how to achieve this
The Men and Pharmacy project Subscription
Postmen are to be the first to benefit from a project launched by the Men’s Health Forum to encourage men to visit their local pharmacy.
National Association of Primary Care Subscription
The new head of the National Association of Primary Care has called for GPs to be more accountable for their decisions.Mike Ramsden said 'GPs should be accountable for the cost effectiveness of the decisions they ...
There is 'room for improvement' in the uptake of key diabetes control tests according to a report from The Information Centre for health and social care.
NHS London's got talentSubscription
The capital's health authority is setting up a talent spotting programme to groom would-be chief executives.
Whoever said the British had no stomach for public executions? Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells trust has demonstrated just how popular they can be.
New targets to spur on efforts to tackle the nation's worst public health problems may not work, experts have warned.
In this week's HSJSubscription
While experienced chief executives can be paid off even after gross misconduct, first-timers are often persuaded to take reputation-damaging jobs at failing trusts. Neither is acceptable - the health service needs to take more care of its talent, says Nigel Edwards