‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’

‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’ is just one of the many ambitions the Long Term Plan sets out. At a national level, health care providers are feeling the strain of increased staffing vacancies, with the biggest shortfall in nursing. A recent report from the Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation and King’s Fund, claims […]

Addressing health challenges in our region – smoking in pregnancy

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with colleagues at the Durham Centre to explore one of the most topical issues in health care to date. Smoking. More specifically smoking in pregnancy. As a part of the Yale System Leadership Programme cohort for 2018/19, one of our objectives is to create a piece of […]