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ICSs too focused on patients stuck in A&E, warns CEO


Integrated care systems are too focused on getting mental health patients out of A&E and should do more to improve support from non-mental health providers, a departing trust chief executive has warned.


HSJ Podcast: Why this winter was (a bit) better


2022-23 was probably the worst ever winter for the NHS, after a steep collapse in performance. This year’s been a little better — new figures confirm — but how was this achieved, and what does it mean for coming months?

David Gilbert

ImPatient: Asking good questions and getting organised


Patient (Lived Experience) Leadership is about those affected by life-changing illness, injury or disability who want to influence change through being equal partners in decision-making. In this monthly expert briefing, patient leadership champion David Gilbert picks out the most significant developments in a field of increasing relevance to the NHS.