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 Tuesday 13 October 2015: Versailles, here we come; Sun King Simon Stevens is in charge13/10/15
Editorial Monday 12 October 2015: In character as Ralph from 'The Fast Show', Ben Gummer refutes an un-made allegation12/10/15
Editorial Friday 9 October 2015: NHS in 'on course for widely predicted £2 billion overspend' shock09/10/15
Editorial Thursday 8 October 2015: Toilets, party conferences, the memory of candour and not being TITs about busting the DEL08/10/15
Editorial Friday 2 October: What Sir David Nicholson said in his NHS Providers Annual Lecture (and what he may have meant)02/10/15
Editorial Wednesday 9 September 2015: Jeremy Hunt goes Full Stevens with bid to abolish/universalise FT status09/09/15
Editorial Thursday 14 August 2015: Journey To The Foot Of Our Stairs - on the Tories' offshoring health policy to Simon Stevens13/08/15
Editorial Wednesday 5 August 2015: Catching up - 'when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro'05/08/15
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens interview - August 201504/08/15
Editorial Thursday 30 July 2015: Sir David Nicholson 'Is the Government still ignoring the NHS's financial problem?'30/07/15
Editorial Monday 29 June 2015: Under what circumstances would Jeremy Hunt unleash his Johnson?29/06/15
Editorial Thursday 11 June 2015: Monitor and TDA to sort-of-merge as David Bennett exits11/06/15
Editorial Friday 5 June 2015: 'We hide vegetables' - that was the Confed Conference 2015, that was05/06/15
Editorial 4th June 2015: Rough transcript of Jeremy Hunt's speech to NHS Confederation conference04/06/15
Editorial Wednesday 3 June 2015: Rough transcript of Simon Stevens' speech to the NHS Confederation conference03/06/15
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
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