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NHS hospital comparison website launched 

1 hour 35 min ago
A new website to enable patients and staff to compare hospitals across a broad range of metrics from accident and emergency waiting times to the quality of meals will be launched tomorrow.
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HSJ reveals first ever LGBT Role Models list

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 20:30
HSJ has published a celebration of LGBT healthcare leaders and staff who are working to promote inclusion and lead by example with their work
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Behan warns of 'gap in the system' following baby's death case

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 16:22
The head of the Care Quality Commission has admitted a gap in the regulatory system is preventing the investigation of historic patient complaints, after NHS England pulled out of a proposed joint investigation.
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Strained ambulance service to cut call-outs by 15 per cent

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 15:59
PERFORMANCE: London Ambulance Service Trust has announced it will cut the number of emergency calls that receive an ambulance response by 15 per cent, in response to staff shortages and rising demand.
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NHS to plan for 'transition' year in 2015-16

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:22
The coming financial year will be a ‘transition’ period with few new national requirements so the NHS ‘can focus on core aspects’ such as financial sustainability and waiting time targets, NHS England has indicated.
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Consultation launched on heart surgery standards

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:16
NHS England has begun consultation on a new set of standards for congenital heart disease services, in the latest chapter of the long-running debate on the future of children’s cardiac surgery.
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First wave integration plans aim low on emergency activity

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:09
Four of the first five better care fund plans to receive official approval are all aiming for less than the ‘expected minimum target’ of a 3.5 per cent reduction in emergency admissions.
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Deprived mothers 'get worse care' than wealthiest

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:01
More needs to be done to help poor women through pregnancy, experts have said, after new research found that they have a worse experience than better-off mothers-to-be.
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Labour insists scrapping NHS competition would not require major upheaval

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 10:59
A legal adviser to the Labour Party has rejected claims it would have to ‘dismantle’ the commissioner-provider split in order to remove the effect of EU procurement rules on the NHS.
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HSJ Live 17.09.2014: NHS to plan for 'transition' year in 2015-16

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 08:00
The coming financial year will be a ‘transition’ period with few new national requirements so the NHS ‘can focus on core aspects’, NHS England suggests, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 17.09.2014: First wave integration plans aim low on emergency activity

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 08:00
Four of the first five better care fund plans to receive approval aim for less than the ‘expected minimum target’ in emergency admissions, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 17.09.2014: Making sense of the Francis focus on leadership

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 08:00
How to use the ‘dispersed leadership’ concept, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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NHS England delays consultation on restructure and job cuts

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 17:28
NHS England has delayed a consultation with staff on a planned large reduction in posts and structural reorganisation, following feedback from staff, it has said.
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Norfolk trust applies for mutual programme

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 14:12
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust is bidding to be one of 10 trusts to receive grant funding to investigate the potential scope for becoming a mutual, HSJ has learned.
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Herts Valleys CCG seeking partner to undertake ‘strategic review’

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 14:00
STRUCTURE: Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group is looking for an “independent partner” to help it conduct a “strategic review” to ensure the sustainability of the West Hertfordshire healtheconomy.
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Consultant level data undermined by 'conflicts of interest', expert says

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 13:57
A health information expert has claimed official consultant level quality data is flawed because of the ‘conflicts of interest’ of those who oversee national clinical audits.
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Two weeks left to enter Emerging Leaders competition

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 13:12
Entrants have the chance to win a £5,000 bursary and two years’ of professional mentoring
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DH arm's length bodies to consider overseas business

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:12
A host of Department of Health arm’s length bodies - including Health Education England, Public Health England and Monitor - will meet this month to discuss the scope for marketing their services overseas.
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Hospitals to put CQC 'scores on doors'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:22
Hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries could be legally required to display their Care Quality Commission ratings to help patients make more informed choices about where they go for care.
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Mental health wait times 'too long'

Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:14
Almost one in six mental health patients are attempting suicide as they face “unacceptably long” waits for help, experts have warned.
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