Cathy Comerford

Co-operation replaces competition as NHS shares best practice

Healthcare unions have given a cautious welcome to a move by NHS England that will see high-performing acute hospitals sharing expertise with smaller trusts.

Beyond the expected

Joan Pons Laplana’s nursing career has not been linear, which perhaps befits a man who believes in ‘horizontal power’ and challenges hierarchy.

The key to success

New technology is changing nurses’ daily work, with many welcome devices freeing up time for patient care.