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Sunday 19 November 2017

Lalah-Simone Springer

A journalist with experience in radio, TV and web reporting, Lalah-Simone will be combining her skills to create a vibrant, more interactive Management in Practice website. As well as reporting, Lalah-Simone commissions online articles and blogs for other Cogora brands including The Commissioning Review and Nursing in Practice. 

Articles by this author

Mon 23 February
Mon 23 February
Created by merging a series of legacy bodies the recently formed NHS IQ has been handed the task of nudging the health service towards large-scale transformational change. Management in Practice finds out how it intends to improve general practice
Thu 4 December
Thu 4 December
Management in Practice talks with one of the founding partners of a company which is shaking up the NHS innovation game, with access to key insights into what healthcare staff want from their leaders
Fri 21 November
Fri 21 November
Sarah Emery from Oakfield Practice was awarded Practice Manager of the Year at the General Practice Awards in London last night
Thu 2 October
Thu 2 October
Health Education England has been asked to find out exactly how many primary and community care staff are needed across the country
Thu 2 October
Thu 2 October
Up to 600 practices could be at risk of closure across the UK because of the deepening workforce crisis, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) chair has warned at the annual conference today
Tue 30 September
Tue 30 September
An additional £400 million has been pledged to help practices offer more flexible opening hours to patients, but RCGP has warned that the plans will unfairly “raise [patient] expectations”
Tue 30 September
Tue 30 September
The 2015/16 GP contract, announced today, will see practices obliged to publish their average earnings by March 2016 as part of a bid for additional “transparency”
Wed 30 July
Wed 30 July
Emergency funding should be allocated to help struggling practices survive, a major campaign launched by our sister publication Pulse claims
Tue 29 July
Tue 29 July
Significant numbers of GPs are ‘burnt-out’ and seriously considering emigration or early retirement, a survey launched by a practice has revealed
Thu 15 May
Thu 15 May
In his final interview before stepping down as NHS England chief executive, Sir David Nicholson reflects on his time at the top
Fri 28 March
Fri 28 March
Sir David Nicholson’s biggest regret on retirement is that he did not manage to make clear how competition can be used to improve the NHS, Management in Practice can reveal
Wed 19 March
Wed 19 March
Healthcare leaders have slammed the Chancellor George Osborne for failing to address NHS funding shortfalls in the budget
Mon 17 March
Mon 17 March
A complete primary care overhaul is needed to make integrated care a reality, clinicians have claimed in a new report from the National Primary Care Network
Wed 12 March
Wed 12 March
Plans to increase the amount of pension contribution NHS staff pay have been slammed by trade union, royal colleges and frontline staff
Mon 3 March
Mon 3 March
Key healthcare leaders defended inspection as a way to keep the NHS safe at a conference in Manchester today, following a spirited attack from healthcare commentator Roy Lilley
Tue 26 November
Tue 26 November
A ‘duty’ to use and update electronic patient records could be introduced for health professionals, the government has announced
Mon 25 November
Mon 25 November
Dr Maureen Baker CBE explains why she feels practice managers are the beating heart of general practice
Fri 18 October
Fri 18 October
Sources suggest the GP contract negotiations between the British Medical Association (BMA) and the government could see the contribution of the quality and outcomes framework (QOF) to practice finances slashed by 20%
Fri 4 October
Fri 4 October
The 'confusing', 'incoherent' Health and Social Care Act has only worsened the divide between primary and acute doctors, according to Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) chair Dr Clare Gerada
Wed 2 October
Wed 2 October
Zostavax – the shingles vaccine – is no longer available to order from the ImmForm website, following a UK-wide shortage