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NHS must encourage ‘whole person care’

Clinical excellence awards should be used to incentive consultants to provide whole person care, recommends a report commissioned by the Labour party.

“Don’t break the acute medicine model on a whim”

By Dr Alistair Douglas, president of the Society for Acute Medicine

We welcome the address by the Secretary of State in yesterday’s speech at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hsopital focussing on patients who have complex health problems which often require expertise across multiple specialties and the importance of clearly identifying a named consultant responsible for each patient’s care.