Full coverage of the findings from the inquiry into care failures at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust
Using independent medical examiners to review deaths in England and Wales could lead to thousands more inquests amid concerns there are not enough pathologists willing to do post mortems.
Little has changed for people with grievances against the NHS
Engaging the trainee medical workforce in management roles represents a significant challenge, yet one that is essential to the future of the NHS. By Tim Robbins and colleagues
Centralisation is an effective move in the case of elective surgery – but is it such a good idea when it comes to maternity and emergency services? David Walker and Anne Garden ask
The nuclear power sector has made leaps in safety that the health service would do well to adopt
STPs are the first time the NHS has got serious about populations, rather than organisations
Lord Carter has thrown down the gauntlet to pharmacy departments
HSJ invited the health secretary to discuss the government’s health policy and his leadership with three senior healthcare figures.
Policy developments indicate the health service is belatedly moving in the right direction on keeping the public safe
Innovative ways of reporting and analysing medical errors will go a long way to improving patient safety, writes Lord Ara Darzi
Phil Hammond suggests a way forward in the junior doctors’ dispute
Fostering better ways of working by tapping the ideas of staff
Belinda Weir and Deborah Davis look at what works for leadership development programmes and why trusts should invest in them
NHS England patient safety director Neil Churchill on how patient involvement can be a driver for better care.
The NHS will not control the problem of agency costs until it controls its own workforce, James Foxlee tells Daloni Carlisle
Chief Scientific Officer Awards: Patient and public participation winner
Chief Scientific Officer Awards: Healthcare Scientist of the Year 2016
Ian Briggs, of County Durham and Darlington FT, reveals how the trust changed care pathways to promote self-management of anti-coagulation treatment in warfarin patients.
Shared decision making is a worthy ideal but hard to do consistently. What makes it difficult and how can these barriers be removed, asked an HSJ roundtable. By Alison Moore
Improving its use of data, a single shared view of quality and assessment of the use of resources are among the key focus areas in the Care Quality Commission’s final consultaion on its 2016-21 strategy. Samantha Cox writes