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Beds CCG clinical chief defends hospital downgrade plans

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 17:54
The chief clinical officer of Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group appears to have ruled out a radical reconfiguration proposal for its acute services that would downgrade Bedford Hospital to a GP-led facility with no beds.
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Ciarán Devane steps down as Macmillan chief executive

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 16:21
Ciarán Devane to leave the charity after seven years in the post
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BREAKING: Ciarán Devane steps down as Macmillan chief executive

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 16:21
Ciarán Devane to leave the charity after seven years in the post
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Test could create blacklist for 'unfit' NHS directors, lawyers warn

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 14:07
The fit and proper person test for healthcare directors could lead to the creation of an ‘informal blacklist’ of senior managers and put regulators at risk of legal challenge, senior lawyers have warned.
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Bedford and Milton Keynes face A&E downgrades in Keogh plans

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 13:05
A reshaping of hospital services in the east of England should result in the accident and emergency departments of Bedford and Milton Keynes hospitals being downgraded, commissioners have announced.
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EXCLUSIVE: NHS race equality standard unveiled

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 11:54
NHS organisations are to be forced to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in senior positions or face contractual and regulatory consequences
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NHS race equality standard unveiled

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 11:54
NHS organisations are to be forced to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in senior positions or face contractual and regulatory consequences
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Patients outside Addenbrooke's catchment area cause A&E spike

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 11:49
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has uncovered a “perfect storm” of factors behind a sharp spike in its accident and emergency attendances after polling its patients.
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A fifth of Addenbrooke's A&E attendees from outside catchment area

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 11:49
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has uncovered a “perfect storm” of factors behind a sharp spike in its accident and emergency attendances after polling its patients.
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First CCG merger approved

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:57
STRUCTURE: A proposal by three clinical commissioning groups in the north east to merge has been approved by NHS England.
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Monitor to bring consultancy work in-house

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 08:00
Monitor is seeking to save millions of pounds by beefing up its internal team of troubleshooters to reduce its reliance on consultants.
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Webinar: using data to improve outcomes and performance

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 17:22
Watch our webinar on how timely data can help managers and clinicians
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CQC to slow inspections amid staff pressures

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 13:32
The Care Quality Commission has scaled back its inspection ambitions for the rest of 2014-15 as it seeks to ease pressure on its hard pressed workforce and struggles to recruit enough high calibre staff.
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Keogh trusts have progressed one year on, says Richards

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 13:32
Strong leadership and good clinical engagement are the essential qualities for turning around failing trusts, chief inspector of hospitals Sir Mike Richards has told HSJ.
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Inspection notice periods could treble

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 13:32
Hospitals, GP practices and care homes could see pre-inspection notice periods trebled under a new Care Quality Commission approach.
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Royal Marsden fraudsters jailed

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 11:19
FINANCE: An NHS worker who played an integral role in a fraud that saw more than half a million pounds drained from a world-leading cancer hospital has been jailed for four years.
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Stevens calls for NHS staff slimming drive

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 11:01
Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens and overweight doctors and nurses encouraged to take part in weight loss competitions, under plans floated by Simon Stevens.
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Staff sickness costs £1.5bn, NHS Employers claims

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 12:50
Sickness absence is costing the NHS around £1.5bn a year, NHS Employers has claimed as new analysis reveals that hospital managers and doctors have some of the lowest rates.
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CCGs divided over fines waiver as trusts strive to clear waiting lists

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 12:00
Clinical commissioning groups are divided over whether to fine providers for breaching planned care targets as they clear backlogs of patients waiting for treatment over the summer months.
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