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New GP contract ''allows for more choice''
As well as a pay freeze for GPs, the new agreement includes a small (0.5 per cent) uplift to contract payments

Lansley agrees: ''The buck stops with me''
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham says: ''This is a humiliating climb-down for the Health Secretary''

New NHS board and GPs ''will run service''
The new NHS Commissioning Board and GPs will run the national health service, not the secretary of state

The EU is failing our patients, say peers
European Union rules relating to the movement of health workers is putting patients at ''unacceptable risk''

Grant confirmed as NHS Commissioning Board chair
Professor Malcolm Grant is expected to take up the post later this month


The Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF): unlocking potential in health and social care?
Social enterprise in health and social care is an expanding area but with opportunities come considerable challenges, write Kelly Hall and Ross Millar

Priority No.1: support your staff
The skills and talents of staff – nurses, doctors, paramedics – are vital to the delivery of services on the frontline and the NHS must prioritise developing its people if it is to meet the challenge of major reform, says Jayne Carrington

NUDGE: apples or oranges?
Dr Geof Rayner, who will chair Public Service Events' Improving Public Health conference on 13 October, sponsored by Pfizer Healthy Partnerships, explains why efforts to tackle obesity by 'nudging' people towards better eating habits might not achieve the desired effect