Wednesday, April 24, 2019
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Looking back on 2018

The highs and lows of a truly significant year for the NHS and the independent sector 2018 was a big year in healthcare. We entered...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

The politics of the NHS

What have we learned from this year’s Party Conference Season? Party conferences are a useful opportunity to understand the state of the political parties and...

Are waiting times back on the agenda?

As the NHS prepares to publish its new ten-year plan, will there be a role for the private sector in getting waiting times back...

Supporting role

A new Health Secretary and a new pot of funding for the NHS will inevitably bring about change so how can the independent sector...

Working together

As the NHS celebrates its 70th Birthday, a new report from NHSPN showcases the way partnerships with the independent sector have delivered much-needed capacity...

Equal pay across the NHS – the impact

The announcement of pay rises of up to 29% for NHS staff has been broadly welcomed but the way funding is being allocated risks...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

The state of care

Despite the headlines, the CQC’s report on the independent sector revealed there is much to be proud of but that doesn’t mean the sector...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Planning ahead or muddling through?

‘Refreshed’ planning guidance may have helped ease the battle between the government and NHSE but will it deliver results for patients? The publication of the...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Spotlight on STPs

As the Health Select Committee resumes its inquiry into STPs, independent providers call for a more inclusive approach to local plans By David Hare, CEO...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Party season

After a tumultuous year in British politics, is healthcare moving back up the agenda? Party conferences are a useful opportunity to understand the state of...