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Are there lessons for commissioners from a recent national audit of access to general practice? Here, William Palmer and Jenny George suggest there are

Are there lessons for commissioners from a recent national audit of access to general practice? Here, William Palmer and Jenny George suggest there are

Reflecting the importance of general practice, the National Audit Office (NAO) – which scrutinises public spending for the UK Parliament and is independent of the Government – carried out a research programme on access to these services.

A bid for further devolution in the South East was “like a bolt out of the blue” for a Hampshire CCG, who were cut out of the councils’ plans

A bid for further devolution in the South East was “like a bolt out of the blue” for a Hampshire CCG, who were cut out of the councils’ plans

The buzz around the devolution to Greater Manchester may have quietened down but steps have been taken in the county to start pushing plans ahead
To launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care, eight vanguards have been announced today by Simon Stevens, NHS England chief executive and the NHS Five Year Forward View partners

To launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care, eight vanguards have been announced today by Simon Stevens, NHS England chief executive and the NHS Five Year Forward View partners
One of the new faces heading up the Department of Health, Alistair Burt, speaks about the challenges ahead

One of the new faces in the Department of Health, Alistair Burt, speaks about the challenges ahead

What’s in store for the NHS under a Labour Government? Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham outlines his ideas in an interview with Victoria Vaughan