Issue : Your Ideas and Suggestions 2010
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Patient data safetySubscription
The NHS organisations are frequently in the firing line for allowing information breaches of sensitive personal data. The Information Commissioners Office has said that nearly a third of reported breaches involve NHS trusts and related bodies.
Future opportunities for PCTsSubscription
The formation of the GP consortia bodies is being seen as an opportunity to be grasped by the best of the PCT teams.
Joint ventures in the health sectorSubscription
The detail of the white paper Equality and Excellence: Liberating the NHS and its impact and meaning has yet to emerge.
Cost savings and operational efficiencySubscription
The NHS currently faces a big challenge on the way in which it delivers healthcare to patients as a result of budget pressure.
There are countless definitions of leadership, but the majority concur that leadership is about working with people and organisations to achieve goals and to produce change. While overlapping with management, there is an enhanced focus on change, vision, inspiration and empowerment.
Health and social care regulationSubscription
In the short time since the spring general election, the new coalition government has announced significant changes to the health and social care regulatory sector.
Manchester Academic Health Science CentreSubscription
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) is one of the five AHSCs in England designated by Department of Health in March 2009. The designation recognises excellence in research, innovation, education and patient services which combine to provide a strong capacity for translational medicine.
Patient level costing at SouthamptonSubscription
Southampton University Hospitals Trust provides local hospital services to some 500,000 people living in Southampton and South Hampshire, and specialist services such as neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care to more than three million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.
NHS Choices in the Big SocietySubscription
Andrew Lansley’s “information revolution” looks like it will be a boost for NHS Choices. Has the time come for it to fully play a role in improving health?
Career transition as a path to reformSubscription
The recently published white paper has thrown leaders and staff in our strategic health authorities and primary care trusts into uncertainty about their futures.