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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

Overnight bed occupancy rate hit a record high in the first three months of this calendar year, according to official figures published by NHS England
The GMC has released new curricula standards that shift the focus of postgraduate training to include communication and team working skills
GP leaders have voted to oppose the 44 regional plans to overhaul the NHS across England because they are undemocratic and will lead to cuts
Health and social care services could save £67m annually if smoking rates dropped to 5% in the UK by 2035, new research has found
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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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