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PM BoJo turns the heat up on health and social care

On a scorching summers day, Boris Johnson has just delivered his first speech as our new prime minister. Not even The Simpsons predicted that one. As part of this there was of course a shout out for the NHS, but more surprisingly social care got a nod. The new PM cryptically said: “We start this…

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Inequality, savings and investment in health – this week’s Friday Five

Sure Start programme saved the NHS millions of pounds Research conducted by The Institute for Fiscal Studies has found that Sure Start children’s centres, offering high levels of service in poor neighbourhoods in England, visits to hospitals fell among all children of primary school age and a third of 11 year olds. Fewer visits to…

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Lord Prior uses CHN to call for NHS Bond

The chair of NHS England Lord David Prior last night called on politicians to back a £50bn government “bond” for infrastructure spending, saying the service is “capital starved”. He was speaking at the Cambridge Health Network event, “In conversation with Lord David Prior”. Read more about what he said in the HSJ (£).

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So, how are we doing?

It can be awkward giving and receiving feedback. But without it, it’s hard to know how you are doing and make what you do better. In March this year, we introduced the means of capturing feedback from our clients on an ongoing basis and built it into our processes. We now do an online survey…