The NHS Alliance has launched a General Practice Network which it says is “the only network in the health sector to support the whole practice team – practice managers, GPs, nurses, and healthcare assistants.”
OPINION: The time may be right for NHS Trusts to work together to leverage the IT know-how of their own organisations and that of their fellow NHS organisations, argues Julian Osborne (pictured), IT Manager, IMS Maxims.
University of Essex Online has joined forces with Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust to launch a new web-based Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy programme – thought to be the first online course of its kind in the UK.
Health economist Professor Alan Maynard is warning policy makers seeking to improve primary care productivity that reforms must be developed with care and a focus on evidence of the cost effectiveness of competing policy options.
A new focus on Health IT may hold the key to some of the cost effective solutions Clinical Commissioning Groups are searching for, said Chai Chuah (pictured), National Director of the National Health Board at the New Zealand Ministry of Health.