Issue : 26 November 2009
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Steve Bundred to leave Audit CommissionSubscription
Audit Commission chief executive Steve Bundred says he will step down from the post next year
Assisted suicide: life and death in the balanceSubscription
Policy on the position of anyone who assists in a suicide is slowly changing, but health and care professionals must not run ahead of the law, says Corinne Slingo
Stop the presses for some shock news. British GPs are happy. At least relatively speaking.
As if working in the health service were not sufficiently challenging, End Game has learnt that one NHS back room worker has bigger fish to fry.
End Game’s colleagues were invited to take part in a “unique” fundraising auction while attending the Family Planning Association’s annual dinner and dance.
Dial something beginning with 9 for emergencySubscription
End Game has identified a potential gap in the Department of Health’s awareness campaigns.
Your Humble Servant: election gambleSubscription
‘There is no easy or predictable way of knowing how to please Labour and live to tell the tale’
As rising costs and a tidal wave of public expectations push the NHS towards a new funding crisis, managers would do well to study the lessons history offers
HSJ reported in late September that Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust’s foundation application was being blocked by health minister Mike O’Brien.
Brave new title for QIPPSubscription
The task of running the NHS with likely funding cuts appears to have gained yet another catchy title.