Ali Parsa, chief executive of the private company running a Cambridgeshire NHS trust, tells SA Mathieson how he aims to make the hospital one of the best in the country
Has North Bristol NHS trust found the answer to providing efficient health and social care after hospital closures?
This article appeared in the Guardian’s Society pages on 4 January 2012. I also wrote about North Bristol NHS trust’s progress towards its Southmead superhospital for Guardian Healthcare Network, based on the same set of interviews.
This image was taken of the site when I visited Southmead in mid-December 2011. Continue reading “NHS trust plans alternative to ‘outdated hospital model’”
Promoters of social care reforms are claiming that they could mean significant savings on healthcare
Andrew Dilnot’s plans have since been considered, altered, then rejected by the government. Continue reading “How Andrew Dilnot and social care might save the NHS”
Patients in England, especially the poorest, have benefited from choice and competition according to LSE economist Zack Cooper
An interview with Dr Zack Cooper of the London School of Economics, on how he believes competition helps NHS patients – especially the poorest.
Continue reading “Treating NHS hospitals with competition and closures”
The hospital trust chief executive tells SA Mathieson why he is putting clinicians back in the driving seat
Based on a lengthy interview at the John Radcliffe hospital with Sir Jonathan Michael, chief executive of what is now Oxford University Hospitals NHS trust.
Continue reading “Doctors and nurses turn managers in Oxford”