Learning from Scotland’s NHS

Learning from Scotland’s NHS

All four UK National Health Services face the same challenges of increasing demand, workforce shortages and tight finances. However, last year’s Nuffield Trust report, ‘Learning from Scotland’s NHS’, highlighted how health services north and south of the border have diverged significantly since devolution – in structure, financing and quality improvement....

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Happy ‘999 Day’ to all our Emergency Service Workers!

Happy ‘999 Day’ to all our Emergency Service Workers!

Today marks the first annual 999 Day to celebrate the contribution of the Emergency Services! The event is due to begin in Manchester at 9am (09:00 on 9/9) and will mark the vital contributions our Emergency sector workers make to keeping us safe. A special thanks goes out to all...

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History Matters in General Practice

History Matters in General Practice

‘General practice is at the crossroads. The general practitioner…finds himself more isolated than ever before from his colleagues in specialist and consulting practice, is plagued with paper work…there is a grave risk that general practice will deteriorate and cease to attract into its ranks a goodly proportion of men and...

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The National series: NHS at 70

The National series: NHS at 70

Starting tomorrow NHSforYES has a 6-day series in The National celebrating our NHS at 70. Join us as we explore the past successes and future challenges our health services faces as we explore the current state of the NHS, the impacts of Brexit, primary care, mental health, healthcare finance and...

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Why the EU Withdrawl Fiasco Leaves Healthcare in the Lurch Again.

Why the EU Withdrawl Fiasco Leaves Healthcare in the Lurch Again.

The shambolic handling of the EU Withdrawl bill with respect to devolved administration’s has stoked fury across Scotland this morning. With Labour MPs having been ‘sent home’ by whips it was left to SNP, green and a rebel Labour veteran to defend Scotland’s interests in an apparent power grab by...

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