MPs table bill to restrict role of commercial companies in NHS

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The NHS Bill 2015, which proposes abolishing competition and restricting the role of commercial companies in the NHS in England, is to be retabled before parliament on Wednesday 1 July.

It will be tabled as a private member’s bill by the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and is expected to have cross party support from around a dozen sponsors in total.

Competition for young aspiring leaders – £5,000 bursary available

Competition for young aspiring leaders – £5,000 bursary available

13 August 2012

Finnamore is running a competition to all aspiring clinical and managerial leaders aged 35 or under. They are inviting aspiring leaders to submit papers on the following topics:

  • What success in health, well being and health services will look like in 20 years time.
  • How health and social care services will need to change to achieve success.
  • What leaders can and should do to enable and ensure substantial and sustainable improvement.

Closing date for receipt of papers is 30 September 2012.  Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in November and winners will be announced at the end of November. A bursary of £5,000 will be awarded to the best paper and presentation with an award of £2,500 to the runner up. Winners and shortlisted candidate will be offered mentoring and coaching support from management consultancy Finnamore who are running the competition.

More information on Finnamore’s competition