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Policy Resource Centre

Policy Resource Centre
Mike Sobanja
Policy Director - NHS Alliance
Mike is an originating board member of the European Forum for Primary Care and a Chair of Health Equality Europe.

The policy resource centre provides articles and news on all things related to health policy.

Follow the work of key policy makers as they seek to adapt general practice in a cash-strapped era. Debate the changes that matter to you, including the abolition of practice boundaries, changes to the GP contract, and pension reform.

Policy news

Four parliamentary committees have launched a joint-inquiry on air quality to examine cross-governmental plans to tackle life-threatening levels of pollution
The health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that he ‘expects’ A&E departments to start regularly discharging patients within four hours by 2018
Carolyn Wickware investigates how the 44 plans drawn up by health and social care leaders across the country aim to revamp the NHS in England
NHS 111 is sending a higher proportion of people to A&E and ambulances compared with three years ago, a leading think tank has said
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Policy analysis

Wednesday 5 August 2015
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
Tuesday 28 July 2015
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
Friday 24 July 2015
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
Thursday 25 June 2015
One of the new faces in the Department of Health, Alistair Burt, speaks about the challenges ahead
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