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The role of competition and privatisation in the NHS in England

The precise role of private sector organisations providing NHS-funded care is a dividing line for the political parties. Our new briefing reveals key facts about competition and ‘privatisation’ in the NHS in England.
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Two new guides to help with evaluation and spread

Our new quick guides are designed to help frontline staff conduct robust evaluation and use communications to spread their successful improvement work.
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How has the quality of care changed since the last general election?

With the NHS becoming a major issue for the general election, our new briefing summarises trends in the quality of NHS care in England during the current parliament.
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Compassion, dignity and respect in health care

Compassion 'has to be our number one priority' says Hiro Tanaka, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

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