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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

CCGs in Leicestershire have been criticised by GPs for publishing a local plan to form an accountable care system (ACS) that is unclear on how primary care will be involved.
Two hospital trusts have become the first in the country to adopt a digital process for booking patient hospital appointments
The Department of Health has announced proposals to give the HSIB the power to look into serious patient incidents
The Government’s aim to open 1,500 more medical training places by 2021 will only create 750 more full-time equivalent consultants or GPs, a 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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