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The Shape of Things to Come? (BBC News)

Summary Simon Stevens, NHS England’s new Chief Executive, has said the health service is enduring the most sustained “budget crunch” in its 66-year history. Full Text Link Reference NHS facing biggest ever challenge, says new boss. London: BBC Health News, … Continue reading

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NHS Budget Protected From Cuts: Challenging Times for Health Service (NHS Confederation)

Summary Chancellor George Osborne announced, in the Autumn Statement to Parliament on December 5th 2013, that protections on the NHS budget announced in the 2013 Spending Review will remain in force. Read more: NHS budget protected but tough times remain for health service. … Continue reading

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Parity of Esteem for Mental and Physical Health (House of Lords Library)

Summary This House of Lords Library briefing note offers a background summing-up in readiness for the debate to be held on October 10th 2013 about achieving parity of esteem for mental and physical health. This  is a requirement of the … Continue reading

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Rebalancing of Physical / Mental Health and Care Resources (Centre for Mental Health)

Summary This Centre for Mental Health report, written by Tom Foley of Newcastle University, argues for better resourcing of mental health care as the means to help the NHS in improving the nation’s health and meeting productivity challenges. The hidden … Continue reading

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NHS Price Comparison Website: Improving Procurement in the NHS (BBC News)

Summary Two years ago the National Audit Office estimated that more than 10% might be saved through better procurement in the NHS. A price comparison website is to be created to help the NHS in England save millions of pounds in how … Continue reading

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