• 4 Nov 14
    General practice is in need of both more money and significant reform if it is to meet the challenge set out by NHS England in its Five Year Forward View, according to the Nuffield Trust.
  • 24 Sep 14
    As NHS staff ballot on industrial action – and discontent rises over pay and salary progression throughout the public sector – years of severe pay restraint are taking their toll
  • 11 Jul 14
    Trade union Unison has welcomed the announcement from the European Commission that health services will not be included in a proposed trans-Atlantic trade deal, which could have increased competition...
  • 8 May 14
    The regulator is getting tough with charities in England and Wales that file their accounts late. John Maddocks looks at the importance of transparency and new best practice for trustees due this...
  • 16 Apr 14
    NHS trusts are sinking ever deeper into debt, and the financial prognosis is gloomy. So what happens when the cash runs out?
  • 24 Mar 14
    Doctors’ leaders have urged Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to reconsider his decision to not offer an annual pay increase to those NHS staff in line for higher wages through job progression
  • Cardiogram
    20 Nov 13
    The government's full response to the Francis inquiry report into Mid Staffs contains many welcome proposals. But squaring the quality and finance agendas is going to prove tough
  • Health checkup
    30 Oct 13
    Changes to the NHS and local authority landscape present new opportunities to tackle physical inactivity. This needs to be reflected in public health policy-making
  • Health network
    5 Aug 13
    With only a 'handful' of NHS trusts likely to meet new data requirements from April 2014, it's time for action. Trusts need the necessary data at their disposal if they are to avoid...
  • 7 Mar 13
    Productivity levels have long been an issue for the NHS. But with spending at a standstill and demand soaring, the problem is becoming acute
  • 24 May 11
    It's not the easiest time to be running the finances of an NHS hospital but Chelsea & Westminster FD Lorraine Bewes says the prognosis is good. She tells PF how the foundation trust is...