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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

In an interview with Angela Sharda, Health Education England (HEE)’s chief executive Professor Ian Cumming discusses how the organisation is ensuring the NHS workforce is fit for purpose
It seems CCGs’ best-laid plans to merge are being thwarted but the death knell is sounding anyway
We are at last seeing a palpable change in the approach to mental health services. Words are beginning to transform into action – a momentum we need to sustain if we are to improve services for these complex patients, says Wendy Lane
NHS England has published the first contract for ‘accountable care organisations’ to outline how the integrated systems will operate with commissioners and other providers
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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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