ViewPoint@_HSMCentre In 'ViewPoint@HSMCentre' ViewPoint@_HSMCentre Back to 'News' 'Under pressure': The challenges facing NHS endoscopy services in England DescriptionThe Government has begun to respond to the Independent Cancer Taskforce's new Five Year Cancer Strategy – Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020.Date:Wednesday 23rd September 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences Personal health budgets are nothing more than sensible delegation DescriptionWith the NHS facing significant financial and service pressures, and with an extremely difficult winter looming, it seems a shame that the GP magazine, Pulse, has chosen to focus its recent concerns on the advent of personal health budgets.Date:Wednesday 23rd September 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences Patients as 'active agents of change' - a societal challenge DescriptionThere's been a lot of hand-wringing and soul searching about the state of the NHS and how it can best respond to the challenges ahead; and the contribution of the service user, or citizen, in meeting those challenges is gaining more attention.Date:Tuesday 28th July 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences Seven day working in the NHS DescriptionThe Secretary of State for Health has caused quite a stir. Jeremy Hunt's speech last Thursday has created waves of reaction (and not just from the medical profession).Date:Wednesday 22nd July 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences If devolution is the answer, what is the question? DescriptionHealth policy is notoriously prone to fads and fashions.Date:Wednesday 15th July 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences Phronesis and the Medical Community DescriptionDr Mervyn Conroy discusses the Phronesis and the Medical Community project which will explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.Date:Thursday 2nd July 2015Categories: Research, Social Sciences Lord Carter's Report on NHS procurement: it's déjà vu all over again… DescriptionA viewpoint by Dr Joe Sanderson, Head of the Department of Procurement and Operations Management, Birmingham Business SchoolDate:Wednesday 24th June 2015Categories: Social Sciences Micro-enterprise: small enough to care? DescriptionThe study found that micro-enterprises can deliver more personalised, innovative and valued support for a similar or lower cost than larger providers. These benefits seem to be based on the micro-enterprises having greater continuity of staff, greater staff autonomy and greater accessibility of managers compared to larger organisations.Date:Monday 22nd June 2015Categories: Social Sciences Displaying 17 to 24 of 90 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next HSMC News Tweets by @_HSMCentre Browser does not support script.