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Opinion and Debate

Robert Royce

Four hour performance: the decline continues

There’s little sign of it being reversed this year

James Titcombe

The NHS shouldn't accept failure to learn from preventable errors

We need to listen to care experience

Comments (2)

End Game dog food cartoon

End game: Has the DH gone barking?

Picking the bones out of government officials’ mealy mouthed missive

Nigel Edwards

Nigel Edwards: Patience is a virtue the forward view needs

Organic, locally tailored approaches are needed

Comments (4)

Jeremy Taylor

We can be cautiously hopeful about NHS's forward view

Focus must remain on patient centred care

Comments (1)

Amanda Doyle at Confed 2013

The forward view is welcome but needs funding and stability

Its success rests in the hands of politicians

Comments (1)

Chris Hopson

The entire NHS can back the forward view's vision

But there are still questions about funding

Integration dance cartoon

Local integration needs national backing: Five steps for government

The county is finding that health and social care integration requires central government action


Political pressure is on in this age of entitlement

There’s a frenzied bidding war for a shrinking pot

Ileana Welte

Our 'Cinderella service' steps into the limelight

Mental health rises belatedly to the top of the political agenda

Julia Ball

Use technology on the front line to boost staff morale and patient care

NHS staff need extra support to deliver quality care

Comments (1)

End Game cartoon 17 October

End game: Trending for all the wrong reasons

Simon Stevens’ iffy conference gags get Twitter in a twist

Andy Harris

GP leaders are a major force to improve care

Following concern about the departure of GPs from clinical commissioning group accountable officer roles, the Chief Clinical Officer Network carried out a survey of the group. Andy Harris explains the findings

Comments (4)

Sarmad Gassoub

The MDU's proposal for a negligence cap would be bad for patients

Reform to personal injury law is misguided

Rob Findlay

New targets could lead to longer waits in mental health

Improve access to psychological therapies could get worse

Comments (1)

Jigsaw puzzle

How to navigate a competition review to get trust merger approval

A complex system for NHS providers needing help

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The future begins in Stevenstown


The five year forward view is not a traditional ‘blueprint’ for the NHS

Comments (6)

Group of clinical professionals talking

Great leaders make patients feel most important


The qualities that make a great clinical leader

Your Humble Servant

Your Humble Servant: economics vs politics

“Hunt makes promises and demands to spend”

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