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Department of Health to establish an anti-fraud unit

48 min 38 sec ago
The Department of Health plans to establish its own fraud investigation function by poaching senior officers from NHS Protect, shrinking the national body’s size significantly as a result.
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25 July issue of HSJ is ready to read on the app

7 hours 47 min ago
This week’s issue of HSJ magazine is now available to read on our tablet app.
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Exclusive: Hinchingbrooke backtracks on controversial £50 referrals offer

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 17:44
The NHS hospital run by private provider Circle has been forced to withdraw an offer to pay local GPs a £50 ‘administrative fee’ for surgery referrals, claiming the proposal had been ‘misunderstood in some areas’.
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Manchester trust calls for suspension of Healthier Together consultation

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 15:38
STRUCTURE: A teaching hospital, whose services are threatened by a major shake up of acute care in Greater Manchester, has called for a ‘flawed’ consultation on the plan to be suspended.
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More trusts with financial concerns

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 11:33
The number of NHS trusts referred to the health secretary over financial concerns increased almost three-fold in a year, a report has revealed.
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A&E patients 'will wait longer'

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 11:21
Patients should expect “inevitable” greater waits in A&E departments, two health charities have warned.
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HSJ to host third annual pathology seminar

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 11:20
The HSJ Pathology seminar returns this autumn to explore the pressures affecting providers and commissioners in pathology
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Exclusive: Trusts seek to shield wage bills with income ambitions

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 08:00
English hospitals have reduced the amount they expect to save on wage bills this year, as they focus on cutting costs in other areas and boosting income.
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Burton stays in special measures

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 17:40
PERFORMANCE: A West Midlands “Keogh trust” will remain in special measures after receiving a critical inspection report from the Care Quality Commission.  
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Cross-party MPs push for London GP to be allowed access to the market

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 14:25
COMMERCE: Three MPs in Enfield have backed a seven year campaign by a GP to enter what they argue is the London borough’s “inadequate” primary care market.
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Call to address GP numbers 'crisis'

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 13:35
More must be done to address the “crisis” in the number of family doctors working in the NHS, leading medics have said.
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‘Buddy’ trust could double their money under bonus scheme

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 12:00
The leading hospitals ‘buddied’ with failing trusts under the special measures regime received some £1.5m to cover their costs last year.
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Hunt dismisses Keogh trusts' finance struggles

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 12:00
Lack of money is no excuse for poor care, the health secretary has said
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HSJ Live 23.07.2014: NHS leaders must be more confident in tackling waiting lists

Wed, 23/07/2014 - 08:00
Ian Gillespie on waiting lists, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Health spending sees sharpest rise in current parliament

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 16:57
Department of Health spending rose by 2.6 per cent in real terms last year – by far the greatest annual rise in health spending of the current parliament
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Local education and training posts at risk in HEE's cost cutting review

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:48
Education and training posts across the country could be axed as part of the second phase of Health Education England’s cost cutting reorganisation.
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Unions ballot members for strike action over NHS pay

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:32
Three health unions have announced they are going to ballot their members for strike action over NHS pay.
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Healthwatch warns of the rise of 'super CCGs'

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:57
The health secretary has been urged to rethink legal reforms that would ease the creation of allegedly unaccountable “super clinical commissioning groups”.
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Doctors urged to opt out of working week directive

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44
The Department of Health has pledged to find ways to help more doctors opt out of the European working time directive, which the authority admits has led to rigid shift patterns and had a detrimental effect on training.
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HSJ Live 22.07.2014: MPs debate Manchester reconfiguration

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:31
Healthier Together programme debated in Parliament, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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