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Hunt: £240m tech fund ‘not cut’  

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 16:58
A flagship NHS technology fund widely feared to have been raided to finance support for struggling accident and emergency departments has not been ‘cut’ but will instead be subject to ‘a staged rollout’, according to health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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Exclusive: David Flory to step down as TDA chief executive

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 13:30
David Flory will step down as the chief executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority in May, HSJ can reveal.
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Counties should get health devolution, says report

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:17
Delayed discharges from hospitals into social care are 43 per cent higher than average in county areas, leaving them financially stretched but without devolved control over health, MPs have warned.
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Other areas consider mayors in exchange for devolution

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:17
The leaders of two combined authorities have revealed that they would be prepared to consider introducing elected mayors in exchange for the devolution of health and social care budgets.
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New health chief to oversee Manchester’s devolved budget

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:44
A new health and social care chief executive will be accountable for Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolved health and care budget, Manchester City Council chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein has said.
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HSJ Live 04.03.2015: Flagship tech fund was 'not cut', says Hunt

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 07:00
The health secretary said £240m technology fund has not been ‘cut’ but will instead subject to ‘a staged rollout’, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 04.03.2015: New health chief to oversee Manchester’s devolved budget

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 07:00
New health and social care chief executive will be accountable for Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolved health and care budget, says council chief plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 04.03.2015: Online therapy and technology can turnaround tragic suicide numbers

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 07:00
Secure online sessions give greater access to therapy for people with mental health problems – an intervention that may stop suicidal thoughts progressing, says Sarah Bateup, clinical lead at Ieso Digital Health, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Unions split over government pay offer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 17:37
Members of the largest healthcare union have voted to accept the government’s latest pay offer, while NHS managers have turned down the proposals, describing them as ‘divisive’.
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Exclusive: NHS reorganisations ‘contribute’ to poor care, says Kirkup

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 17:27
NHS reorganisations are a ‘contributory factor’ in poor patient care, the chair of the independent inquiry into failings at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust has said.
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Care.data records extraction won’t begin until ‘after election’

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:29
Commissioners involved in the Care.data pilot programme will not start extracting information from GP patient records until after the May general election, a senior NHS England figure has said. 
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Morecambe Bay review: Hunt backs independent safety investigation unit

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:11
The health secretary has backed the establishment of an independent patient safety investigation unit similar to the Air Accidents Investigations Branch of the Department for Transport.
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Kirkup response: Hunt backs independent safety investigation unit

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:11
The health secretary has backed the establishment of an independent patient safety investigation unit similar to the Air Accidents Investigations Branch of the Department for Transport.
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Department of Health finance chief to retire

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:01
Richard Douglas, the Department of Health’s highly influential director general for finance and the NHS, will retire at the end of May.
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Trusts go to the wire on voluntary tariff offer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:00
A significant number of providers are still yet to decide whether to accept NHS England and Monitor’s offer of a ‘voluntary’ tariff for 2015-16, with just a day to go until the offer expires, HSJ has been told.
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Kirkup calls for NHS trusts to face new openness duties

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:15
The Kirkup inquiry into care failures in Morecambe Bay has called for a new duty to be placed on NHS trust boards requiring them to publish the findings of any external investigations into their clinical services, governance or operations.
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Morecambe Bay inquiry reveals 'lethal mix' of failings

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00
The independent inquiry into events at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust has found ‘failures at almost every level of the NHS’ combined to create a ‘lethal mix’ which caused the avoidable deaths of at least 11 babies and one mother.
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Breaking: Morecambe Bay inquiry reveals 'lethal mix' of failings

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00
The independent inquiry into events at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust has found ‘failures at almost every level of the NHS’ combined to create a ‘lethal mix’ which caused the avoidable deaths of at least 11 babies and one mother.
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HSJ Live 03.03.2015: Unions divided over government pay offer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:00
Health unions are divided over the government’s pay offer for NHS workers, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 03.03.2015: Unions split over government pay offer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 06:00
Health unions are divided over the government’s pay offer for NHS workers, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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