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Exploring the role of communications in quality improvement

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Alan Willson 22 April 2015
Having led small and large improvement efforts for over ten years, I realise that it took me a while to appreciate the importance of communication. ‘Communication’ usually takes pole posi...
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Why isn’t care planning happening in the NHS?

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Angela Coulter 21 April 2015
People with long-term conditions are being short-changed by the NHS. In January 2006, a government White Paper promised that they would be given the opportunity to shape their own care plans and succe...
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Analysis of the Green Party’s health pledges in the manifesto

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Emma Spencelayh 17 April 2015
All this week, we have been blogging on the launch of the election manifestos. Last but not least is our take on the Green party manifesto. On Tuesday, when the party released its manifesto ‘For...
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Analysis of UKIP’s health pledges in the manifesto

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Emma Spencelayh 16 April 2015
Over the course of this week, we’ve been writing blogs on the political parties’ manifestos. A common theme across the major parties has been the fact that they have been relatively sedate...
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Analysis of the Liberal Democrats' health pledges in the manifesto

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Anna Howells 15 April 2015
Throughout the campaign the Liberal Democrats have made clear where their health priorities lie: mental health and integration between health and social care. These themes are very much reiterated in ...
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