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How can healthcare get it so right and so wrong? Part 2

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Martin Bromiley 10 February 2014
In my blog last week, I talked about the example of Kettering Hospital, who identified 43 ‘care delivery problems’ of which 6 had a direct impact on the death of a patient. Well done to Ke...
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Francis: A year on

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John Illingworth 06 February 2014
Today marks a year since the publication of the Francis report. And on the face of it, much appears to have happened. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has developed a new approach to regulation and i...
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A story of sadness, anger and hope

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Adrian Sieff 05 February 2014
How are you today? I’m sad, I’m angry, I’m hopeful. Let me tell you why… Denise was diagnosed with anorexia when she was 9 years old. She’s now 16. She has been an inpa...
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How can healthcare get it so right and so wrong? Part 1

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Martin Bromiley 03 February 2014
It’s often said that the NHS isn’t an organisation but a network of organisations – a system, if you like. There are of course good and bad parts in any system, and in this and my ne...
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New year, new directions

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Jennifer Dixon 30 January 2014
It’s been a great privilege to be appointed as chief executive of the Health Foundation – one of the largest health related foundations in the UK. Our endowment of £800m allows ...
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