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Blast from the past! What’s changed in 15 years of leadership and service improvement?

Back in the late 1990s, I was fortunate enough to find myself working as a programme manager in a district general hospital in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. I was there for a year to support the hospital’s contribution to phase 2 of a national improvement project, the National Demonstration Hospital Programme. The hospital had initiated three [...]

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Webinars and webchats this summer

Here is a quick reminder of some interesting healthcare and management related webinars and webchats coming up over the summer which may be of interest. All times UK/London, unless otherwise stated. If you know of any other interesting online web chats that readers may be interested in, please feel free to add them via the [...]
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Webinars and webchats in April

Here is a quick reminder of some interesting healthcare and management related webinars and webchats coming up this month which may be of interest. All times UK/GMT, unless otherwise stated. If you know of any other interesting online web chats that readers may be interested in, please feel free to add them via the comments [...]
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Webinars and webchats in March

Here is a quick reminder of some interesting healthcare and management related webinars and webchats, coming up this month, which may be of interest. All times UK/GMT, unless otherwise stated.
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Meeting the challenge: Improving efficiency in the NHS

Yesterday, the House of Commons Health Committee’s snappily-titled ‘Public Expenditure: Thirteenth Report of Session 2010–12‘ was published. This is the latest parliamentary inquiry into health and social care spending in England, with a special focus on the £20bn Nicholson Challenge. The report’s central message is that “salami-slicing” and short term cuts will not be sufficient [...]
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Out with the old and in with the new – seven big ideas for the NHS

Here at e3 intelligence we expected the period between Christmas and New Year to be a slow news week and a good opportunity for us to take a brief Twitter break. Most people will be relaxing, the journalists will be on their holidays and the policy pronouncements will dry up we thought. Well, guess what? [...]
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The cost of care and the urge to merge

Let me start with a warning – this is a long post about NHS reference costs. So, if data analysis and accounting are not your thing then it’s probably best to stop reading here and go do something more interesting instead. But, if you’ve ever found yourself wondering how much a routine tonsillectomy in Blackpool [...]
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Our November newsletter for subscribers

The November issue of our newsletter – e3 intelligence update – is now out. If you’ve already signed up for updates and it hasn’t come through, do let us know. Or if you’re not a subscriber, why not sign-up and stay in touch with our future news? As autumn draws to a close, the sticky [...]
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