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Christmas, James Bond and ZPB

After a ZPB Christmas party that involved a speed boat trip down the Thames, cocktails in the Shard bar and of course nine charming and good looking people, it seems that our ability to comment on the recent medical research surrounding James Bond is more than justified. Drinking alcohol and watching James Bond films go…

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How to make pathology reconfiguration work

ZPB’s Jennifer Nemeth discusses how the success of two trusts in the South West have changed the way they are delivering pathology services in the region, benefiting patients and making substantial cost savings for the organisations involved. The article on the HSJ website looks at the success of Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust and Yeovil…

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Signposting great care

Austerity and mortality were the twin tracks taken by this year’s Dr Foster Hospital Guide, which was once again edited by Alex Kafetz from ZPB. The Guide looks at how money has been spent on behalf of populations now looked after by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and found some areas where spending on less effective…

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All in a week’s work

Monday: the inaugural ‘Not the Healthcare Awards’ for the Cambridge Health Network, involving over 100 of healthcare’s finest in their finery. Tuesday: 80 of London’s information governance professionals gather to pool their brainpower and plan action to make a reality of Caldicott2. Tuesday: NHS England’s ‘market-making’ day bringing together 200 NHS trusts, suppliers and SMEs…