Health Adviser Issue 14

Health Adviser Issue 14

Published 6 June 2016

The latest version of our Health Adviser magazine is now available online, click on the articles below to find out more.

Health Adviser is an industry publication, produced by DAC Beachcroft, providing insight, foresight and thought-provoking features and articles that provide practical solutions for the issues of the day, for health and social care professionals.


Unlock the potential: unlocking the value of NHS estates with Strategic Estates Partnerships

Making a Connection: why the health sector must embrace the enormous potential of IT

Strategic Estates Partnerships

 Potential of IT in Health

Are Strategic Estates Partnerships the answer to Lord Carter of Coles' call for the smarter and more efficient use of the NHS estates portfolio?


Technology has the potential to revolutionise health and social care and a number of pioneering apps and pilot schemes are already creating an impact. But does the NHS need to be more open to the opportunities?


Building blocks: how is the spike in CCG block contracts impacting elective care standards?

Can NHS Improvement meet the industry's expectations?

CCG block contracts

 NHS improvement

What is behind the dramatic increase in the value of block contracts being commissioned by CCGs for NHS-funded elective care?


The new health watchdog launched in February and combines the duties of NHS Foundation Trust supervisory body Monitor and NHS Trust regulator the Trust Development Authority (TDA). Given the choice, what do senior NHS personnel want from the regulator?


Keynote Interview: Paul Mears on generating a new model of care in South Somerset

Procuring future change: greater integration between NHS providers challenges EU public procurement rules

Paul Mears

 Procuring future change

CEO of Yeovil District Hospital, Paul Mears, tells us how a new Vanguard model of health and social care in South Somerset is leading the way for integrated health services.


With the EU directive on public procurement now in effect, we examine the implications of the changes for NHS providers.


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