The union for health and care managers
The social care shake-up in Scotland will affect the lives of more than a million people and could have far-reaching repercussions for local government and the NHS. But are the reforms missing the point?
Deficiencies with testing have left many patients with serious undiagnosed liver disease for years on end. Now, a new intelligent testing system developed by NHS Tayside and Dundee University offers hope of earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Scotland’s ambitious plans for public service partnerships will be music to many managers’ ears. But the hard work is just beginning, Malcolm Wright tells MiP.
Everyone hates appraisals, right? Keep it simple and focus on having an honest dialogue and you can banish cynicism and make appraisals something to look forward to.
With the English NHS in a hurry to integrate health and social care, we examine the lessons from the well-established partnerships in Scotland and Wales.
Integration could transform our health and care services, argues one social care manager, but time is pressing and demand is constantly growing.
One senior manager says the SNP government deserves credit for its realistic and supportive approach to reforming Scotland’s NHS.
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