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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

NHS England is considering pilots to stop walk-in patients attending A&E departments, requiring them to be referred by a GP or NHS 111.
More than 90% of health and care leaders have said they are ‘concerned’ about their organisation’s ability to cope with demand this winter, according to a survey by NHS Confederation
One in 10 doctors recruited under NHS England’s drive to hire GPs from the EU are likely to drop out, a GP leader has said.
Up to 15% of NHS 111 callers could benefit from using artificial intelligence apps instead, according to early findings from the NHS 111 online pilots
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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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