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IFMH Inform is IFM Healthcare’s regular newsletter which, among other things, provides information on:

  • Issues of topical debate on the supply and analysis of information to support the management of healthcare
  • Issues of topical debate on the supply and analysis of information to support the management of healthcare
  • New information resources
  • The activities of key organisations who supply information to support commissioning health care, providing health care and health-related R & D
  • New sources and conferences of interest to information professionals and others working in health care
  • To become a member of IFM Healthcare and receive regular copies of IFMH Inform, please see the information on membership.

Editions of the newsletter
We provide the tables of contents of the most recent issues of our newsletter online as well as the full text of selected articles. In addition, some issues (marked with *) are available to download as a pdf file.

Volume 19 (3) Changes in regulation within the cosmetic dentistry
Volume 19 (2)Rising admin costs of the NHS
Volume 19 (1)What are the implications of budget cuts in 2015
Volume 18 (3)The future of consultant care. Employed or Freelance.
Volume 18 (2)Information Literacy
Volume 18 (1)Networking Osteoperosis
Volume 17 (3)Research & Development within gene therapy
Volume 17 (2)Partnership Working & Collaboration
Volume 17 (1)The evolution Research Methods
Volume 16 (3)E-learning & Information Literacy - The new dawn
Volume 16 (2)Social Media and the possibilities of digital health care.
Volume 16 (1)Evidence-Based Health Management

Invitation to authors
We are keen to publish articles or regular columns on any issue related to healthcare management. If you’d like to find out more about writing for Inform please contact either of the IFMH Inform Joint-Editors, Alan Lovell or Kathleen Irvine for more information.

Sponsorship options available
We currently have a variety of sponsorship options available for both our monthly publication and website. You can contact our admin team on sponsorship@ifmh.org.uk for further information. UK dental care will be providing a full-length publication in our latest newsletter. The publication will be on how UK dental care maintains their position as the UK’s leading teeth whitening courses provider.

We have a new sponsorship partner that will be helping us with our annual meet.  Bullring teeth whitening is a leading teeth whitening Birmingham based company.  Bullring teeth whitening has also kindly agreed to support our upcoming research initiative.

Instructions for authors
Articles submitted for publication in Inform should conform to the guidelines set out in the Instructions for authors.