The prime minister’s new senior healthcare policy adviser believes that “more money is not the solution” to transforming the “hopelessly ill-equipped” NHS from “the monolith we have today”.
The role of the locality clinical director has been fundamental to developing more integrated services, an integrated care organisation has found, notes Dr Joanne Watson
Jennifer Dixon asks how the NHS long-term plan can support efforts to reduce emergency admissions from care homes.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay