Events 

Webinar: Tech and NHS recovery – what you should know 

The pandemic turbo-charged the speed of innovation in the NHS. In its aftermath, what have we learned? What are the NHS's priorities for technological innovation, and can we do better in identifying them? Should there be a more obvious guiding hand? How can promising innovations best be encouraged, trialled and spread across the country more quickly into an industry as complex and deeply human as health care? And how do we make sure technological innovations can benefit all? Find out more at our webinar on Friday 25 June 2021

 

Blogs and long reads 

Levelling up general practice in England 

People living in socioeconomically deprived areas have the greatest health needs, but general practice is underfunded and ‘under-doctored’ in areas of high deprivation. Our new long read sets out the case for why the government’s levelling up agenda must include levelling up within general practice. Read more

If not now, when? The long overdue promise of social care reform

Despite government promising to 'fix the crisis in social care once and for all', no plan to reform the sector has yet emerged. Here we explore whether recent objections to a cap on care costs – that it will cost too much, and that it may disproportionately benefit the wealthy – truly stack up. Read the blog

 

News  

National Health Executive (NHE) podcast: A structured but tailored offer of support  

On NHE’s Finger on the Pulse podcast, Annie Laverty and Will Warburton talk about learnings from the innovative Corona Voice programme, a Health Foundation funded project at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust aimed at improving staff wellbeing and retention. Learn more

Experiences of NHS staff working in secondary mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic 

THIS Institute’s new research article focused on the experiences of NHS staff working in secondary mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings show that staff often had a very difficult time, reporting multiple forms of stress, including trauma associated with COVID-related deaths of people for whom they cared, anxiety linked to unusual and highly demanding working conditions, fatigue, and new practices. Read the article

Open for applications: Sciana: The Health Leaders Network  

The Sciana network brings together outstanding leaders in health and health care policy and innovation who share a strong commitment to shaping the future of health and care. It provides members with the space and time to share learning and take inspiration from an international context. Apply to join the fifth Sciana cohort 

 

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