Issue : 4 November 2010
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Report highlights out-of-date keyhole equipmentSubscription
More than one in four hospitals performing keyhole surgery are using out-of-date and potentially unsafe equipment, according to a new report.
Organ transplants hit record highSubscription
A record number of organ transplants were carried out in the UK last year, figures show.
Councils and NHS 'must cooperate on social care'Subscription
The health service and local government must work as partners on social care in the face of a spending squeeze, the NHS Confederation has said.
Stress levels in the management community are higher than at any time since I joined it 41 years ago. At best, many managers face the loss of career prospects and life chances. At worst, they face the loss of employment and real hardship.
Career transition: your five steps to the futureSubscription
The direction of your career might sometimes look scary - but it doesn’t need to be. Just follow Steve Preston’s tips for navigating the road to re-adjustment
Book Review: The Managing Change PocketbookSubscription
Some useful if not revolutionary tips for transition, says Liz Hedgecock
Your Humble Servant: home frontSubscription
‘We’re invading your privacy at home, and turning it into the outpatient clinic’
Any future for non-foundation trusts?Subscription
The alternatives to foundation status are still shrouded in mystery, say Jo Eastaugh and Jonathan Shapiro
More Tribal health staff jobs now at riskSubscription
Consultancy Tribal has launched another round of redundancies in a review of its health business.
Independent contractors and the NHSSubscription
Are independent contractors really part of the NHS? The answer, traditionally, has been “yes, when convenient; no, when not”.