Health hubs a quick route to reducing health inequalities

I’ve said it many times but it’s worth repeating – prevention is the key to the NHS fulfilling its aims to improve population health and closing the health inequalities gap. This goes back to the NHS Long Term Plan where commitments were made to the prevention agenda. These included the development of the standard preventative…

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Start your NHS pitch by talking about inequality

As we know, there are certain groups of people in society who are more likely to experience inequality in healthcare services. This is true both in terms of access to the help they need and the health outcomes they ultimately achieve. There’s a really good article on this topic here – it’s all about how…

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Win over the NHS by helping to solve the spiralling workload crisis

For Pharma, MedTech and Device companies, there’s a simple message at the moment – if you can provide solutions that help the NHS solve its workload crisis, then you’ve got a much better chance of being listened to. This point was hammered home by the publication earlier this month of these statistics, which show GP…

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The NHS isn’t waiting for official guidance – and neither should Pharma

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The NHS Operational Planning Guidance for 2024/25 sets the NHS delivery plans for the financial year. It’s normally published before Christmas – but we still haven’t seen it. This is primarily, we’re told because the Treasury refused to sign it off. That, we are being told, is linked to the disruption caused by the NHS…

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Do you understand how to sell to Primary Care Networks?

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have only been around for just over 4 years and yet they are the backbone of the modern NHS. They receive and disperse a variety of payments for the healthcare of the communities they serve and the Pharma, MedTech and Appliance industry could be instrumental in helping PCNs spend that money…

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Understanding Integrated Care Systems

For Pharma, MedTech and Appliance companies, it can be difficult to understand and appreciate the difference between system, place and network. Everyone understands that they are NHS terms – but actually defining them well enough to help forge fruitful relationships within the NHS is a challenge.  How many networks are there? Why is place important?…

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Navigating the NHS maze – a blueprint for market entry

When you’re standing with a product in hand that you believe in – something that could genuinely make a difference in patient outcomes – it can be frustrating when the gap between you and the NHS decision-makers feels insurmountable. Let’s face it – the key stakeholders you need to reach are often just too swamped…

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