Health Policy Insight
Healthcare management online analysis and intelligence
The home of UK health policy
Editor's Blog
The Editor's daily bulletin, by Andy Cowper
Editorial Thursday 27 February 2015: Four questions about the Greater Manchester SHA structural solutioneering26/02/15
Editorial Tuesday 17 February 2015: Market mechanisms in today's NHS: the highest-maintenance imaginary girl/boyfriend ever18/02/15
Editorial Thursday 29 January 2015: The future of tariff, the Corinthian spirit and the NHS as a political football29/01/15
Editorial Wednesday 28 January 2015: Text of NHS England's major incidence guidance28/01/15
Editorial Wednesday 21 January 2015: NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens interview21/01/15
Editorial Friday 9 January 2015: Circling the plughole ends, as the Hinchingbrooke contract goes down the drain09/01/15
Editorial Friday 19 December 2014: Thoughts on A&E pressure from 200619/12/14
Editorial Tuesday 18 November 2014: Filling the gulf between The Reid Code and the Five-Year Forward View18/11/14
Editorial Thursday 23 October 2014: A subtle subversion – NHS England’s Five-Year Forward View23/10/14
Editorial Monday 13 October 2014: Tory NHS reform mea culpa - 'what Lynton entertainment the players shall receive'13/10/14
Editorial Wednesday 1 October 2014: The Curious Case Of Conservative Health Policy01/10/14
Editorial Wednesday 24 September 2014: Some reflections on Labour's election health policy24/09/14
Editorial Tuesday 23 September 2014: Labour leader Ed Miliband's health policy announcements today23/09/14
Editorial Monday 22 September 2014: 'Let them eat mansions. And fags.' Labour edge towards reality on NHS spending22/09/14
Editorial Friday 19 September 2014: The NHS is Russia (and postmodernism), basically19/09/14
Regular Columns
A daily teatime summary, analysing the day's debate, by Tom Smith
Health Policy Today 3rd October 2011: Labouring over late diagnosis03/10/11
Health Policy Today 26 September 2011: Responsibility for early diagnosis26/09/11
A radical, unavoidable future for the NHS, whoever wins: Health Policy Today 6 May 201006/05/10
Andy, Norman or Andrew; which Health Secretary wannabe to make omelettes without breaking eggs? Health Policy Today 22 April '1023/04/10
Obama’s political prose puts the wheels back on health reform and lead in the pencil of House legislators: Health Policy Today 10/09/09
David Cameron, NHS ladies' man: Health Policy Today 28 July 200928/07/09
An A-Z of US healthcare politics: Health Policy Today 25 July 200924/07/09
Make tough choices? They won't even write them down. Health Policy Today, 9 July 200909/07/09
Back to Griffiths and management basics - manage the money, manage the medics: Health Policy Today 9 June 200909/06/09
To laugh or cry about 'iGP' proposals? Health Policy Today 12th March 2009.10/03/09
Amid a snowy backdrop, moves afoot to whiten rules and procedures: Health Policy Today 2nd February 200902/02/09
Giving it some attitude: feedback for health policy from 2009 British Social Attitudes report - Health Policy Today,30th January30/01/09
Obama's health reform plans to cover the unemployed begin now – Health Policy Today, 20 January 200921/01/09
Constructing routines to better support teams – Health Policy Today, 20 January 200919/01/09
2009: when economics and politics collide – Health Policy Today, 11 January 200912/01/09
Features
Interview: Andrew Taylor, NHS Co-Operation and Competition Panel18/10/11
Interview: Nick Bosanquet - Progress towards The Bosanquet Hypothesis?15/06/11
Simon Stevens 2011 Health Policy Insight interview - Making sense of the NHS reforms23/04/11
Interview - Stephen Dorrell MP, chair, Commons Health Select Committee31/03/11
Interview - Sir Robert Naylor, chief executive, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust05/07/10
Interview: Dr Peter Brambleby, director of public health, Croydon - commissioning, austerity and the new public health25/06/10
Interview: Timothy Heymann, reader in health management and consultant – a secondary care perspective on commissioning and refor24/06/10
Interview: Dr Michael Dixon, chair, NHS Alliance – clinical commissioning is the best of GP fundholding and locality commissioni23/06/10
Interview: Dr Michael Dixon, chair, NHS Alliance – clinical commissioning is the best of GP fundholding and locality commissioni23/06/10
Interview: Michael Sobanja, chief executive, NHS Alliance - bringing clincians and mangers together to commission23/06/10
Interview: Andrew Donald – a PCT perspective on the coming of clinical commissioning21/06/10
Interview: Nigel Edwards, acting chief executive, NHS Confederation – radical reforms with commissioning, choice and innovation 18/06/10
Interview: Matt Tee, Permanent Secretary of Government Communications, Cabinet Office12/05/10
Interview - Dr Bill Moyes, executive chair, Monitor13/01/10
Interview - Michael Sobanja, chief executive, NHS Alliance16/10/09