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Concerns NHS England safe staffing guide for mental health 'lacks rigour'

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 10:47
Experts have criticised NHS England’s latest safe staffing guidance on mental health inpatient care, raising concerns that the model used ‘lacks rigour’.
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Exclusive: 'Candour' law may change after legal threat

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:51
The government is considering changing the duty of candour law just three months after it came into effect, following a threat of judicial review by a patient charity, HSJ can reveal.
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Exclusive: Agency spending clampdown team will be made up of temporary staff

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 08:00
Details have emerged of the Monitor team that will drive the clampdown on agency staff spending.
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Call for student nurses to lose taxpayer grant funding

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 17:54
Academics have called for an ‘urgent’ overhaul of the funding system for training nurses and midwives.
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Storified: Frustration at NHS email system outage

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:34
The NHSmail email system used by 650,000 people across the health and care sectors suffered technical problems due to a network issue, taking it offline for most of yesterday.
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HEE to deliver 23,000 new nurses by 2019

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:26
More than 23,000 extra nurses will be trained over the next four years to help meet growing demand in the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
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More than 60 managers have faced fit and proper complaints

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 08:00
A total of 65 NHS chief executives and senior board directors have been subject to complaints under fit and proper person regulations, HSJ can reveal.
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Exclusive: NHS warned focus on finance risks 'disastrous consequence'

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 12:39
The chair of the inquiry into care failings at Morecambe Bay has warned of a “disastrous consequence” for the NHS if it focuses too much on financial savings at the expense of patient safety.
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Hunt: 5,000 new GPs the 'maximum' in five years

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:18
Jeremy Hunt has said recruiting 5,000 additional GPs would be the ‘maximum’ possible within the next five years.
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CQC to fight 'risk of bias' against private providers

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:09
The Care Quality Commission is trying to recruit more advisers from the independent sector to guard against the risk of ‘bias’ in the way it assesses private providers, an adviser to the regulator has said.
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Give AHPs more powers to unlock new care models, says NHS England official

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 01:01
Plans to give allied health professionals the ability to prescribe medicines without the input of a doctor will help the NHS develop new models of care, an NHS England official has said.
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Everington: 'Equal number' of consultants as GPs should sit on CCGs

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 13:32
As many medical consultants as GPs should sit on the governing bodies of their local clinical commissioning groups, a member on HSJ’s Future of NHS Leadership inquiry has said.
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Consultants should sit on CCG boards, says primary care leader

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 13:32
Consultants should sit on the boards of their local clinical commissioning groups, a member on HSJ’s Future of NHS Leadership inquiry has said.
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Leadership inquiry: Cutting organisations could help halt crisis

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 01:01
There should be fewer NHS organisations to avoid management talent being spread too thin, a high profile report on the leadership challenge has recommended.
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Inquiry final report: Fewer organisations can stop NHS leadership crisis

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 01:01
There should be fewer NHS organisations to avoid management talent being spread too thin, a high profile report on the leadership challenge has recommended.
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Inquiry final report: Fewer trusts can stop NHS leadership crisis

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 01:01
There should be fewer NHS organisations to avoid management talent being spread too thin, a high profile report on the leadership challenge has recommended.
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Naylor: The NHS has failed clinical leaders

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 01:01
The NHS has ‘failed’ to encourage clinicians to take up leadership positions, the chair of HSJ’s inquiry into NHS leadership has said.
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Shorter training for doctors 'won't work', says college president

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 13:50
Shortening the training of junior doctors alongside a greater level of generalist training ‘won’t work’, according to the president of the Royal College of Physicians.
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Revealed: NICE safe staffing work cost £1m

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 11:38
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence spent nearly £1m on its work to develop nurse safe staffing guidelines for the NHS, HSJ has learned.
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NICE safe staffing decision not about money, says chief nurse

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 13:22
NHS England chief nursing officer Jane Cummings has said the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence will continue to be used for evidence reviews on safe staffing ‘where appropriate’.
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