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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.
HSJ has published a celebration of LGBT healthcare leaders and staff who are working to promote inclusion and lead by example with their work
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
How to use the ‘dispersed leadership’ concept, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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.
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.
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.
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.
Entrants have the chance to win a £5,000 bursary and two years’ of professional mentoring
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.
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.
Almost one in six mental health patients are attempting suicide as they face “unacceptably long” waits for help, experts have warned.