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A Labour government would use pay restraint and make ‘difficult choices’ about the wages of NHS frontline staff if the party wins the election next year
Latest reaction and comment in response to wide ranging HSJ interview with shadow health secretary
Polls have exposed the limits of part conference pledges argue Mark Birtwistle and Ben Nunn, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Ministers want to extend NHS joint commissioning with councils to public health and children’s services, after being convinced by the better care fund planning process that the model will reap service improvements and financial benefits
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NHS errors have had a “devastating impact” on every generation from the cradle to the grave, a new report from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman reveals.
Simon Stevens has indicated part of NHS funding could be designated to be spent on investment to ‘kick start service change’
Whole health economies could face intervention for poor performance under a new approach proposed by the NHS national bodies, under the NHS Five Year Forward View. It could potentially include a “special measures” approach to areas with serious problems.
Health finance experts have strongly disputed the chancellor’s claim that a ‘similar increase’ in NHS spending to the one achieved in this parliament would meet the funding call in the NHS Five Year Forward View
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HSJ analysis identifies 15 areas which could be candidates for proposed whole health economy intervention regime, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor says investigations highlight “devastating impact” of failures, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Behaviour change specialist Claire McDonald tells HSJ how changing people’s behaviour can lead to big changes in public health, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
The controversial review of children’s heart surgery in Leeds and Newcastle pitched trusts into an acrimonious competition, a report has concluded
WORKFORCE: A former associate director of Christie Foundation Trust who sued the provider for alleged bullying behaviour has had her case thrown out by the High Court in Liverpool.
STRUCTURE: Controversial proposals to transfer patients between hospital sites at a struggling North West trust have been revealed.
The publication of a consultation document for the 2015-16 national tariff payment system has been delayed by three weeks, officials have confirmed.
STRUCTURE: North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group is consulting on plans to downgrade two coastal maternity units.
Healthcare leaders in Birmingham are already seeking to establish the new models of care provision proposed in last week’s NHS Five Year Forward View, HSJ can reveal.
Simon Stevens, Paul Baumann and Bruce Keogh appear in front the health select committee, plus the rest of today’s news and comment