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HSJ Health Check podcast

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HSJ podcast: Staff, kit and collateral damage - the covid-19 response

2020-04-02T17:26:00+01:00

The health service is in the grip of coronavirus covid-19, with hospital admissions and fatalities rising quickly. This week’s HSJ Health Check podcast discusses the major issues and challenges in this unfolding crisis.

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HSJ podcast: Coronavirus grips the NHS

2020-03-25T17:34:00+00:00

The health service is beginning to feel the grip of coronavirus covid-19 in earnest — particularly in London and, to a lesser extent, the West Midlands. This week’s HSJ Health Check podcast debates the response to this unfolding crisis.

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HSJ podcast: The great coronavirus reconfiguration

2020-03-13T16:45:00+00:00

This week’s HSJ Health Check podcast examines what will probably be the largest ever, rapid-turnaround reconfiguration of NHS and care services, in preparation for the spread of covid-19.

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HSJ podcast: What next for the A&E four-hour target?

2020-03-05T16:19:00+00:00

With the national review of NHS targets drawing to a close, what is going to happen to the totemic four-hour accident and emergency waiting target? This week’s HSJ Health Check podcast considers the latest developments and next steps in the high-stakes process of reform.

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HSJ podcast: Are the government’s priorities in order?

2020-02-28T15:03:00+00:00

Building hospitals or making progress on prevention and health inequalities, this week’s HSJ Health Check podcast asks if the government has got its priorities in order.

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HSJ podcast: The ups and downs from the new NHS staff survey

2020-02-20T17:16:00+00:00

Annual NHS staff survey results have been published and in this week’s HSJ Health Check podcast, our team takes a closer look at the good, the bad and the ugly.

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HSJ podcast: Has NHS England got too much power?

2020-02-14T09:40:00+00:00

Amid speculation that government will seek to grab back some of NHS England’s power, this week’s HSJ Health Check considers whether NHSE is too big a beast — and how new legislation could seek to grapple with the issue. We also talk primary care cuts in Birmingham.

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HSJ podcast: Six home truths from an outgoing NHSE director

2020-02-12T13:26:00+00:00

In an HSJ Health Check interview, the outgoing NHS England national clinical director for stroke, Tony Rudd, shares six hard-edged messages to the health and care system.

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HSJ podcast: Care quality at a crossroads

2020-02-07T09:23:00+00:00

The inquiry on rogue surgeon Ian Paterson, West Suffolk Hospital dropping two ratings, and staff trouble at the Care Quality Commission — we discuss care quality dilemmas past and present on this week’s HSJ Health Check podcast.