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Jeremy Hunt 2014

One less health minister: how the government can lead by exampleSubscription

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.

Alastair McLellan

Updated: While the CSR deal is a success, it is far from an unmitigated oneSubscription

Simon Stevens pulled off a major coup for the NHS but it’s important to note what wasn’t such a triumph

Alastair McLellan

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.

Alastair McLellan

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.

Alastair McLellan

Awards show an NHS dedicated to delivering the best possible careSubscription

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.

Dave West

Big Wednesday will reveal all, including Mr Stevens’ powersSubscription

So much rests on spending review crunch day


Junior doctors: after the strike who will be the peacemakers?Subscription

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

Alastair Mclellan

We have to talk about the moneyVideoSubscription

The NHS cannot wait much longer


The better care fund will soon be redundantSubscription

If it lingers it will divert money away from efforts to fuse health and social care

Dave West

The NHS can’t afford to put everyone in turnaround Subscription

The aim should not be to hide problems but to stop exacerbating them

Dave West

Can CCGs find a role in the NHS’s efficiency challenge?Subscription

Commissioning’s crisis of confidence


Hunt will go all in on safety to protect his legacySubscription

Hunt could go all in on patient safety to protect his legacy

Dave West

This is the chance to stem GP leaders' frustrationSubscription

Despite the share of health spending in general practice falling


There's little chance left for the agency cap to cut hospital deficitsSubscription

Winter pressures will be biting before they are ready

Alastair Mclellan - Innovators

Ministers take high risk bets on debt, pay restraint and reformSubscription

This summer has been anything but quiet

Alastair McLellan

Updated: Monitor's letter is a reminder of just how high the stakes areSubscription

Regulators’ timely reminder for trusts

Dave West

Four risks loom for the forward viewSubscription

To ensure its long term success

Shaun Lintern

Why NICE must publish its safe staffing guidanceSubscription

The delay raises several questions


Hunt’s deal for doctors forces primary care to be top prioritySubscription

GP plan cements Hunt’s plan for the NHS

Alastair McLellan

Lansley’s legacy leaves provider regulation in confusionSubscription

Perception will be a challenge

Alastair McLellan

The dominance of white men at the very top shames the NHSSubscription

It is unacceptable and unsustainable