HSJ senior correspondents Sharon Brennan, Rebecca Thomas, Annabelle Collins and Nick Carding dig into the findings, including rising violence and discrimination in the NHS, which prompted health secretary Matt Hancock and NHS England to step in to bar abusive patients from receiving non-urgent care.

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The team also look at how the ‘Rooney rule’ could play a part in health policy.

Also in this episode, Nick Carding discusses his recent revelation of how the NHS could soon breach patient data sharing rules as it misses a key deadline to upgrade systems.

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