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Why does the NHS pay women less?

News and opinion 16/02/2018Mark Dayan | Fiona Johnson

Mark Dayan and Fiona Johnson look at the gender pay gap in the NHS, what might account for it, and its implications for the health service.

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The unwritten contract: the moral and ethical obligations of doctors

News and opinion 15/02/2018Louella Vaughan

Louella Vaughan looks back at the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case, and explores its possible repercussions for what underpins the medical profession's role in the health service.

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Integrated care: what does it mean for commissioning?

News and opinion 14/02/2018Nigel Edwards

Long read: Nigel Edwards looks at the risks and opportunities for commissioning as we move towards integrated care.

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Commissioning: the times are a changing

News and opinion 14/02/2018Helen Buckingham

Before we look at how commissioning functions might evolve as integrated care systems develop, Helen Buckingham looks at the reality behind the debate, the lessons of the past, and whether the terminology we use actually matters.

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Is it just the UK finding winter pressures hard?

News and opinion 12/02/2018John Appleby

While this winter has been particularly tough for the NHS, we’re not the only nation affected by it, as John Appleby reveals.

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With strings attached: taking a closer look at the new NHS money

News and opinion 09/02/2018Sally Gainsbury

After it was announced in November there will be £1.6 billion extra resource spending for the NHS next year, Sally Gainsbury explores where that money will go.

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How Brexit could affect the health service in Northern Ireland

News and opinion 06/02/2018Mark Dayan

With the implications of Brexit on the NHS unclear, nowhere is it felt more than in Northern Ireland, which shares a border with an EU member state. Mark Dayan explores what harder forms of Brexit might mean for staff, patients and funding in the Northern Irish health service, while also looking at...

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Finding the right balance: how to get the best out of general practice

News and opinion 06/02/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

With her new report this week exploring the tensions between faster, transactional GP services and the traditional GP role, Rebecca Rosen writes more about the issues we need to overcome and how we might be able to get the best of both worlds.

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Addressing staff burnout: a moral and ethical imperative

News and opinion 26/01/2018Candace Imison

With NHS winter pressures in the headlines but their impact on staff perhaps falling under the radar, Candace Imison looks at what causes burnout and what impact it has, while suggesting what can be done now to help ensure a healthy and productive workforce.

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2018: What to look out for in health and social care

News and opinion 21/12/2017Nuffield Trust

With 2017 drawing to a close and the new year nearly upon us, for festive reading we asked 12 Nuffield Trust experts to each give a brief insight into what might happen in health and social care in 2018. So we’ve been making a list (and checking it twice) of what they told us. See you in the new y...

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