I embark on this new year proud that Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit has already brought so many benefits to the NHS - innovation, integration and partnership, resilience and operating at scale, to name just a few. I am also excited about the next stage of development in our NHS and I am really looking forward to the CSU contributing to its transformation as we all strive to provide a more cohesive service, meeting the needs of our communities.
Understanding the Economic Impact of the NHS in the Black Country
Discover why the Black Country Sustainability and Transformation Partnership commissioned The Strategy Unit at MLCSU to carry out an economic assessment of the NHS contribution to the area.
A&E waiting times are longer – but that’s not all bad news
The country’s major accident and emergency (A&E) departments are struggling more than ever before to see patients within the government target of four hours – but that is not all bad news.
Think that a GP with a work-life balance doesn’t exist? Think again
A survey of GPs across the UK and overseas has shown that half would relocate to be closer to friends and family, or to work flexibly and enjoy better lifestyle opportunities.
MLCSU supports GP recruitment challenge
The number of GP vacancies has risen significantly in the last few years, with a recent Pulse survey (2016) finding that around 12% of GP posts in the UK are vacant, the highest proportion ever recorded.
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