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Issue : 4 June 2009

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  • The Griffiths report: 25 years on

    The Griffiths report: 25 years onSubscription

    Resource centre5 June, 2009

    Twenty-five years ago Roy Griffiths famously said: ‘If Florence Nightingale were carrying her lamp through the NHS today she would be searching for the people in charge.’ When he set out his subsequent plan to overhaul management, staff feared it would be the end of the health service - Peter Davies looks at what happened next

  • Hospital

    How doctors see the European working time directiveVideo

    Multimedia4 June, 2009

    How will clinicians adapt to the EWTD? What are the implications for training and safety? Listen to this podcast to find out more

  • Sunshine Cleaning

    HSJ Offer - Free cinema tickets to see Sunshine CleaningSubscription

    Community4 June, 2009

    Registered users can get free cinema tickets to see the new film Sunshine Cleaning. Sign in now to claim your free tickets. Hurry, tickets are limited

  • blood pressure monitoring hypertension hypotension patient assessment

    Supporting long term conditions in the NHSSubscription

    Resource centre4 June, 2009

    As the number of people living with long term conditions rises, Helen Mooney looks at the government’s plans to improve their care and help them navigate the health and social services maze

  • Salford Royal foundation trust

    HSJ Awards 2009 - Patient SafetySubscription

    Resource centre4 June, 2009

    In the run-up to the 2009 HSJ Awards, we look at some of the victors from last year.

  • Stoke on Trent

    HSJ Awards 2009: Best Social Marketing ProjectSubscription

    Resource centre4 June, 2009

    In the run-up to this year’s awards, a look at one of last year’s winners.

  • Nigel Crisp on what a new Griffiths would bring

    Nigel Crisp on what a new Griffiths would bringSubscription

    Opinion4 June, 2009

    I am a Griffiths manager. The Griffiths report brought me into health from a career in business and charities. As a result of Griffiths I was launched on a fascinating journey from running a mental handicap unit, as it then was, to working with health services in some of the poorest parts of the world.

  • Simon Stevens

    Simon Stevens on toothless dental policiesSubscription

    Opinion4 June, 2009

    Dentistry. The very word is enough to sink hearts on the fourth floor of Richmond House. The dental status quo is always said to be terrible. And every change allegedly makes it worse. That is what happened after the 1990 dental contract, and again after the 2006 contract.

  • Your Humble Servant

    Your Humble Servant on some final foundation trust hurdlesSubscription

    Opinion4 June, 2009

    The quest for FT status is all looking so promising, apart from all the things that could go wrong…

  • Crystal healing

    Crystal ballsSubscription

    Community4 June, 2009

    Patients will have leapt for joy now it is easier than ever to find a genuine crystal healer, as opposed to the phony sort.

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