Health Policy Insight
Healthcare management online analysis and intelligence
The home of UK health policy
Editor's Blog
The Editor's daily bulletin, by Andy Cowper
Editorial Thursday 27 July 2016: Politics, comedy and the Overton Window28/07/16
Editorial Thursday 14 July 2016: New PM Theresa May retains Jeremy Hunt as Health Secretary14/07/16
Editorial Thursday 7 July 2016: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's speech to the 2016 Reform Health conference07/07/16
Guest editorial Thursday 7 June 2016: A new, kinder NHS07/07/16
Guest editorial Tuesday 5 July 2016: On the political confusion of 'activists' hoping to shape Labour's health policy05/07/16
Editorial Monday 4 July 2016: Why Simon Stevens is the Heineken of leaders04/07/16
Editorial Thursday 27 June 2016: Heidi Alexander on the John McDonnell clandestine advisory group30/06/16
Editorial Wednesday 29 June 2016: More on the clandestine McDonnell health policy review29/06/16
Editorial Tuesday 28 June 2016: Labouring under the delusion of secrecy - the clandestine McDonnell policy review28/06/16
Editorial Monday 27 June 2016: Serial liar Boris Johnson - the Frank Sidebottom of Conservative politics27/06/16
Editorial Friday 24 June 2016: Leaving the EU? What could possibly go wrong?24/06/16
Editorial Monday 20 June 2016: A reflection on politics and choice20/06/16
Editorial Tuesday 14 June 2016: On attending the NHS Confederation Conference in Manchester14/06/16
Editorial Thursday 19 May 2016: Churchill conciliation in junior docs' strike, financial chaos & STP WTF (Business As Usual mix)19/05/16
Editorial Tuesday 26 April 2016: The Waste Land - on the NHS and recent Conservative Health Secretaries26/04/16
Regular Columns
A daily teatime summary, analysing the day's debate, by Tom Smith
Health Policy Today 3rd October 2011: Labouring over late diagnosis03/10/11
Health Policy Today 26 September 2011: Responsibility for early diagnosis26/09/11
A radical, unavoidable future for the NHS, whoever wins: Health Policy Today 6 May 201006/05/10
Andy, Norman or Andrew; which Health Secretary wannabe to make omelettes without breaking eggs? Health Policy Today 22 April '1023/04/10
Obama’s political prose puts the wheels back on health reform and lead in the pencil of House legislators: Health Policy Today 10/09/09
David Cameron, NHS ladies' man: Health Policy Today 28 July 200928/07/09
An A-Z of US healthcare politics: Health Policy Today 25 July 200924/07/09
Make tough choices? They won't even write them down. Health Policy Today, 9 July 200909/07/09
Back to Griffiths and management basics - manage the money, manage the medics: Health Policy Today 9 June 200909/06/09
To laugh or cry about 'iGP' proposals? Health Policy Today 12th March 2009.10/03/09
Amid a snowy backdrop, moves afoot to whiten rules and procedures: Health Policy Today 2nd February 200902/02/09
Giving it some attitude: feedback for health policy from 2009 British Social Attitudes report - Health Policy Today,30th January30/01/09
Obama's health reform plans to cover the unemployed begin now – Health Policy Today, 20 January 200921/01/09
Constructing routines to better support teams – Health Policy Today, 20 January 200919/01/09
2009: when economics and politics collide – Health Policy Today, 11 January 200912/01/09
Features
Interview: Andrew Taylor, NHS Co-Operation and Competition Panel18/10/11
Interview: Nick Bosanquet - Progress towards The Bosanquet Hypothesis?15/06/11
Simon Stevens 2011 Health Policy Insight interview - Making sense of the NHS reforms23/04/11
Interview - Stephen Dorrell MP, chair, Commons Health Select Committee31/03/11
Interview - Sir Robert Naylor, chief executive, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust05/07/10
Interview: Dr Peter Brambleby, director of public health, Croydon - commissioning, austerity and the new public health25/06/10
Interview: Timothy Heymann, reader in health management and consultant – a secondary care perspective on commissioning and refor24/06/10
Interview: Dr Michael Dixon, chair, NHS Alliance – clinical commissioning is the best of GP fundholding and locality commissioni23/06/10
Interview: Dr Michael Dixon, chair, NHS Alliance – clinical commissioning is the best of GP fundholding and locality commissioni23/06/10
Interview: Michael Sobanja, chief executive, NHS Alliance - bringing clincians and mangers together to commission23/06/10
Interview: Andrew Donald – a PCT perspective on the coming of clinical commissioning21/06/10
Interview: Nigel Edwards, acting chief executive, NHS Confederation – radical reforms with commissioning, choice and innovation 18/06/10
Interview: Matt Tee, Permanent Secretary of Government Communications, Cabinet Office12/05/10
Interview - Dr Bill Moyes, executive chair, Monitor13/01/10
Interview - Michael Sobanja, chief executive, NHS Alliance16/10/09