Today’s national strategy for general practice had to fulfil two separate purposes. In doing so, it has omitted some uncomfortable but important realities, writes Dave West
Ambiguity on how to proceed in commissioning new care models must be resolved quickly
The bruising contracting round shows the NHS needs a more credible financial trajectory
The health secretary should go big on patient safety and keep quiet on that disputed contract
Calls for extra cash allow the debate to be diverted into the ‘strong economy, strong NHS’ cul-de-sac
The PHSO leadership must stand downSubscription
The performance of the PHSO has now passed the bounds of acceptability - its leadership must go, says Alastair McLellan.
Our third Top Chief Executives List is not intended simply as a historical record of who did well in their own organisation over the last year
The new health system transformation plans and their leaders are crucial for keeping the Five Year Forward View on track, but the process needs to step up a gear
How a new inquiry by HSJ is highlighting the crucial role of the non-clinical workforce
Jeremy Hunt must find a new sense of direction if his long-running reign is to continue
The Value in Healthcare Congress has been launched by HSJ this week to help meet the real world challenges faced by NHS leaders.
Sir Andrew Morris cannot rest on his laurels after his celebrated turnaround of Wexham Park
Let’s aim for 50:50 by 2020Subscription
Is an equal gender split on NHS boards within the next four years a reasonable target?
Seeing the real Carter legacy through the smokeSubscription
Post-Carter report, healthcare leaders have their work cut out tackling unwarranted variation
The 21 questions the NHS must answer this yearSubscription
2016 is one of the NHS’s rare ‘years of opportunity’. The questions below will determine whether it is a success or failure
Gillian Fairfield on how women can successfully take up the role of clinician and manager despite all odds
The Department is facing a reduction in its budget of 20 per cent. It therefore makes perfect sense for one minister to join the hundreds of DH staff who will be made redundant.
Simon Stevens pulled off a major coup for the NHS but it’s important to note what wasn’t such a triumph
The HSJ100 shows NHS leadership as it is now, the HSJ Awards reveals how it could be transformedSubscription
The tenth HSJ100, published today, paints a picture of healthcare leadership as it exists today. The HSJ Awards, presented during a joyous celebration last week, shows us how it might be.
How to read the HSJ100Subscription
The HSJ100 is now 10 years old and has retained its unique role of plotting power and influence in the English NHS. However, the HSJ100 is often misunderstood and sometimes criticised for claims it has never made. What follows is a guide on how to read the HSJ100 and its 10th manifestation in particular.
The HSJ Awards offer an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months – a period many expected to bring a new government and deepening challenges for the health service.
So much rests on spending review crunch day
Minds at the Department of Health and the BMA need to turn to what happens next after industrial action – a prolonged dispute is in nobody’s interest, least of all NHS patients