David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

A new dawn for patient safety

The independent sector and the NHS are beginning to align on safety standards as the NHS publishes its strategy for the future The NHS is...

IHPN: Moving the dial on diagnostics

IHPN looks at how the independent sector can help boost early diagnosis One of the NHS Long Term Plan is most ambitious commitments is...

NHS Long Term Plan: Playing the waiting game

How to make sense of the NHS’ proposals to transform waiting times With record numbers of NHS patients currently waiting for elective care – over...

IDF: Building teamwork

Integration might be the buzzword in the NHS but what is the independent sector doing to promote joint working across specialties and different disciplines? As...

IDF: Technical matters

Dr Neil Haughton, FRCGP, IDF President and GP at The Portobello Clinic, looks at the future of general practice in the digital age I am...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Don’t turn back the clock on reform

The NHS must not abandon accountability for securing value and patient access, says IHPN's David Hare The NHS is undoubtedly going through a major period...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Changes and challenge ahead for London’s private hospitals

The London private healthcare market is changing rapidly as new market entrants and new models of care move in to take on the challenges...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

A new deal for primary care

What do Primary Care Networks mean for the independent healthcare sector? New NHS acronym alert! As part of the NHS Long Term Plan’s commitments to...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

NHS long term plan: what’s the verdict?

Welcome signals for inclusion in NHS Long Term Plan but more work needed on developing genuine partnership In a rare break from Brexit headlines, for...
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...