Issue : 4 February 2010
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Make meetings more effective with mind mappingSubscription
Mind mapping is a simple technique that helps you ensure meetings work in your favour, says Constance Lamb
I am delighted to introduce this year-long series of articles about innovation from leading thinkers and practitioners around the world.
Research out last week, showing less than a quarter of people have had a real say on health and care services, chimed with the experience of End Game’s colleagues.
Nearly all trusts and private providers to the NHS will have to publish quality accounts for the first time this year, the government was expected to confirm this week.
Many commissioners breach NHS competition rules Subscription
The NHS cooperation and competition panel has warned that a “significant number” of commissioners have left their procurement process open to challenge.
FT directors appointedSubscription
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust has appointed two new directors.
Your Humble Servant: weapons of self-destructionSubscription
If GPs would not stop referring patients to hospital, we had to get rid of both.
Welcome to the Lib Dem fringeSubscription
Health minister Mike O’Brien likes to include a gag in his speeches, so it was only a matter of time before the opposition health team got in on the act.
More patients pick private careSubscription
There has been a significant increase in patients opting for NHS funded treatment in the private sector, latest Department of Health figures on choose and book reveal.
Michael White: are the Tories ready?Subscription
The Labour government shows plenty of signs of being on its last legs.