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HSJ Live 18.12.2014: Emergency care demand for older people predicted to rise

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 07:00
Emergency admissions among older people are likely to keep rising during the next five years, despite ministers’ claims that the better care fund will lead to a reduction in non-elective activity, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 18.12.2014: Jeremy Hunt quizzed over winter plans

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 07:00
Duty of candour: your questions answered, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 18.12.2014: Duty of candour - How to deal with patient harm and complaints

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 07:00
Duty of candour: your questions answered, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Exclusive: Better care fund investment returns 'wildly unrealistic', analysis finds

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 00:01
One in 10 better care fund plans are predicting a first year return on investment of more than 20 per cent, HSJ analysis has revealed, prompting new suggestions that the financial planning of the fund is ‘wildly unrealistic’.
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NHS England earmarks £1bn for underfunded CCGs

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 16:37
NHS England this afternoon approved plans to use more than half of the extra £2bn that has been freed up for health service spending in 2015-16 to bring underfunded clinical commissioning groups closer to their “fair share” of allocations.
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No evidence of 'systematic manipulation' of Colchester cancer data

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 13:31
There is no evidence of staff being told to manipulate cancer waiting times data at Colchester University Hospital Foundation Trust, an independent investigation commissioned by Monitor has found.
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Updated: NHS England to fund 'significant volume' of private sector care

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 11:49
NHS England has agreed to commission a ‘significant range and volume’ of planned care from private hospitals over the coming months, following the failure of a national push to clear NHS waiting list backlogs
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NHS England to fund 'significant volume' of private sector care

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 11:49
NHS England has agreed to commission a ‘significant range and volume’ of planned care from private hospitals over the coming months, following the failure of a national push to clear NHS waiting list backlogs
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NHS England to trial employing pharmacists in A&E

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:07
The urgent and emergency care review being led by NHS England will conduct a national pilot in the spring to trial employing pharmacists in an emergency department setting.
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Emergency care fines strengthened to encourage 'radical transformation'

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:58
The financial penalty imposed on accident and emergency departments that fail to meet the 95 per cent four hour target has been strengthened to encourage ‘radical transformation’ from struggling NHS providers.
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Waiting time standards toughened up under contract proposals

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:55
Tougher financial penalties will be imposed on trusts that fail to meet waiting time standards and commissioners’ freedom to waive penalties will be curbed under NHS England’s draft standard contract for 2015-16, which was published this week.
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HSJ Live 17.12.2014: NHS England decides on 2015-16 allocations

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 07:00
NHS England’s board has decided on 2015-16 allocations for clinical commisisoning groups, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 17.12.2014: NHS England board meeting - live coverage

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 07:00
We will be following developments from NHS England’s last board meeting of the year, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 17.12.2014: How crowdsourcing engaged NHS staff in Leeds

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 07:00
Learn how Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust gathered ideas and opinions from thousands of staff quickly by harnessing the power of crowdsourcing, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Exclusive: Staff shortage fuels recruitment of nearly 6,000 overseas nurses

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 00:01
A shortage of registered nurses to fill an increasing number of posts has driven nearly three-quarters of hospital trusts to recruit overseas, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
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Exclusive: Workforce plan sets out second year of nursing growth

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:59
Nurse training places will increase for the second consecutive year, HSJ can reveal.
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Exclusive: Top hospital chief criticises 'out of area' referrals move

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:50
An attempt by NHS England to protect patient choice by preventing hospitals closing their doors to ‘out of area’ referrals has been strongly criticised by a leading foundation trust chief executive.
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Appeal finds NICE decision on £90k breast cancer drug 'unfair'

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 09:52
The impact of the government’s drug pricing deal on patient access to new medicines has been thrown into confusion after a pharmaceutical company’s appeal against the decision to ban routine NHS funding of one of its drugs was upheld.
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Exclusive: Service hit by staff 'exodus' after CCG transfers contract to Circle

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 09:11
One of the biggest teaching trusts in England has been forced to axe its once renowned acute dermatology service due to an ‘exodus’ of medical consultants following the transfer of their contract to private provider Circle.
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HSJ Live 16.12.2014: Simon Stevens cements place as most powerful person in healthcare

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 07:00
Simon Stevens has been named the most powerful person in healthcare in the HSJ100, just eight months after becoming NHS England chief executive, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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