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IHPN Industry Barometer: State of the Sector 2021

Date of publication: 30th Sep 2021

IHPN’s second annual Industry Barometer provides a snapshot of how senior leaders across the independent healthcare sector feel about all their key markets and the issues affecting their business

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Effective system working: How ICSs can support a plural NHS provider ecosystem

Date of publication: 3rd Aug 2021

This new report looks at the experiences of independent healthcare providers in engaging with Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and how the sector can work together more effectively with these new systems for the benefit of NHS patients.

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Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework

Date of publication: 23rd Oct 2019

The Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF) has been developed to improve consistency around effective clinical governance for medical practitioners across the independent sector and to raise the bar in medical leadership.

The framework was developed under the leadership of former National Medical Director at NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh with expert input from a balance of IHPN members and key external stakeholders. These included the Patients Association, General Medical Council, Care Quality Commission, Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England/Improvement and Royal Colleges. The MPAF is designed to align with existing legal and regulatory frameworks and work towards them being better implemented, rather than adding more bureaucracy.

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Working together during the second and third waves of covid19

Date of publication: 27th May 2021

This report shines a light on how independent primary, community and diagnostics providers have been supporting the NHS during the second and third waves of the covid19 pandemic.

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Working together during covid19 - NHS and independent hospital partnerships one year on from the start of the pandemic

Date of publication: 22nd Mar 2021

This report shines a light on what has been achieved over the last 12 months as part of the national covid19 partnership between the NHS and independent hospitals.

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Working together during covid19 - NHS and independent hospital partnerships one year on from the start of the pandemic infographic

Date of publication: 23rd Mar 2021

This infographic shines a light on what has been achieved over the last 12 months as part of the national covid19 partnership between the NHS and independent hospitals.

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Working in the independent healthcare sector - infographic

Date of publication: 18th Dec 2020

This infographic highlights what the independent healthcare sector has to offer to both current and prospective employees in terms of “careers, control and culture”

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Working in the independent healthcare sector - careers, control, culture

Date of publication: 18th Dec 2020

This report looks for the first time at the experiences of the more than 85,000 staff working in the independent health sector. Building on focus groups with staff working on the frontline in the sector, as well as leading HR Directors, the report focuses at three key areas that the independent health sector has to “offer” to both current and prospective employers around “careers, control and culture”.

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IHPN Industry Barometer - State of the Market 2020

Date of publication: 22nd Sep 2020

IHPN’s first ever Industry Barometer aims to provide a snapshot of how senior leaders feel about the independent healthcare market including the impact of covid19 on their business today and in the future; where growth, opportunities and challenges lie in both their NHS and private consumer base; the NHS, commissioning and systems; and workforce issues including recruitment and training.

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Working together during covid19 - infographic

Date of publication: 20th Jul 2020

This infographic highlights  just some of the different ways independent healthcare providers have stepped up during covid19 to ensure that patients get the care they need.

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