“Bright spot thinking – learning from best practice to tackle inequalities in cardiovascular disease” by Tom Gardiner

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England. A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Collecting the data is just the start” by Josie O’Heney

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Don’t just screen, intervene” by Liam Loftus

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“It’s the big K…” by Emma Hadley

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on the seriousness of health inequalities within England, exacerbating the significant discrepancy between healthy life expectancy that is known to exist between the least and most deprived areas of England.  A national approach to reduce health inequalities and narrow the life expectancy inequality gap, has been developed […]

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“Leadership Development: Opportunities for Students” by Harjeevan Singh Kang

We’ve all heard about how doctors are required to be leaders. You’re probably also aware of a few high-profile cases picked up by the media which focussed on when things went wrong: scandals which received thorough investigation, and reports which drew attention to how a lack of leadership can severely compromise patient care. In fact, […]

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The biggest and most untapped asset in the NHS is the time and skills of its professionals by Simon Kaye

This is the third blog in a series about timebanking. You can read the first blog here and the second blog here.   Change is once again afoot in the NHS. Medical professionals, policy experts, and the closely watching general public know that our health service is no stranger to reorganisation. But some things never seem […]

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What does COP26 mean for health leaders? by Rebecca Taylor-Smith, Sarah Walpole and colleagues

What will healthcare look like in 2050? Planetary health refers to the health of human civilisation and the state of natural systems on which it depends.  How can our actions now, ensure safe, holistic and equitable care for the people of the future? The evidence is clear; the climate emergency is a health emergency. The […]

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