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Patchy implementation of readmissions policy gets some Trusts a raw deal

Following our work with US data analysis company Sg2 on the cost of emergency readmissions, it came to our attention that many commissioners are being quite lenient on the penalties being imposed on their acute trusts. What? We hear you cry, Outrageous! Quite so. So we’ve collaborated with the HSJ on this resulting article to…

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A slow year? Not a chance.

There was lots of speculation as to whether Confed would be a damp squib this year, and rumours about poor attendance rates were rife. And yet we found the delegates to be more certain, focused and, dare we say, confident in the task they face. Last year we faced a daunted and shocked NHS manager….

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Hello Nadia

Hello. May I introduce myself as the newest recruit to the ZPB team. My name is Nadia and I have just joined as a Marketing and Communications Executive. I have come from the busy press office of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency so I know a thing or two about healthcare, but I’m…

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The Confed survival guide

Whether you love or dread that week in July when the health service seems to assemble in a window-less hall in one of the provinces and takes over all the adjacent bars, this guide will help you navigate the week and impart information you won’t necessarily find in the conference brochure. 1. Arrival: as soon…