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Dec
01

Editorial Thursday 1 December 2016: Interview with NHS Improvement chair Ed Smith on 'Developing People, Improving Care'

NHS Improvement chair Ed Smith talks to Health Policy Insight about the new ‘Developing People, Improving Care’ framework Health Policy
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Jan
09

Editorial 6 June 2008: Franchising management (again) for failing trusts…

except it’s not franchising and we don’t know what they mean by ‘failing’. Unsuccessful 2001 policy re-announced in
1 min read
Jul
02

Editorial Tuesday 1 July 2014: What if everything you planned turned out to be wrong?

Stephen Dorrell's thoughtful speech to the  Reform conference on integration today invites the policy sphere to think about the health
3 min read
Feb
08

Editor's blog Tuesday 8 February 2011: SOS Lansley defends his reforms; we analyse his points

Goodness me. SOS Lansley is defending his reforms in The Guardian. So,  what does he have to say? "There is
4 min read
Nov
01

Editor's blog Monday 1 November 2010: Nights of drawing in

My grandmother was a world-class fatalist. One of her many endearing habits of form was to stare out of the
1 min read
Oct
20

Editor's blog Wednesday 20 October 2010: CSR - the facts and the figures

The Treasury CSR document is here. The DH summary document is here. The text of Chancellor George Osborne's speech to
9 min read
Mar
25

Nick Timmins: Top-ups: the earth moves as the NHS's 60th anniversary approaches

Top-ups: the earth moves as the NHS's 60th anniversary approachesNow topping-up is to be permitted, does the NHS need a
5 min read
Aug
04

Editor's blog 17 June 2008: The line, and how to toe it

Andy Cowper, editor, Health Policy Insight Welcome to Health Policy Insight, a new online health policy information and analysis service.
1 min read
Feb
11

Interview - Norman Lamb MP on the Lib Dems' new health policies

Fresh perspective: Liberal Democrats outline new health policies The right to ‘top up’, defined patient entitlements, direct budgets for long-term
9 min read
Jul
09

Evidence to health inequalities inquiry, House of Commons Health Select Committee 5.6.08

Author of the inverse care law, BMA chair and leading researcher discussing inequalities, polyclinics, QOF, out-of-hours, quality and continuity of
11 min read