Feed aggregator

The reconfiguration of clinical services: what is the evidence?

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 11:22

The King's Fund -
This paper aims to help those planning and implementing major clinical service reconfigurations ensure that change is as evidence-based as possible. It investigates the five key drivers – quality, workforce, cost, access and technology – across 13 clinical service areas, and summarises the research evidence and professional guidance available in each. It builds on a major forthcoming analysis of reviews of service reconfigurations commissioned by the National Institute of Health Research and conducted by the National Clinical Advisory Team (NCAT).

Categories: Latest News Feeds

Concern over CCG dialysis transfer

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 10:51
The health minister had come under fire from charities and MPs for agreeing to transfer the responsibility for renal dialysis commissioning from NHS England to clinical commissioning groups
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Hospital inspections in marginal seats could swing general election

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 10:30
Hospital inspections could play a role in deciding the outcome of next year’s general election, according to analysis shared exclusively with HSJ.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Aspirant FTs could have option to become a mutual

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 10:05
NHS trusts could in future choose between becoming a foundation trust or an independent mutually owned company as the provider sector becomes increasingly ‘fluid and uncertain’, HSJ has been told.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Aspirant FTs could have option to become a mutual

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 10:05
NHS trusts could in future choose between becoming a foundation trust or an independent mutually owned company as the provider sector becomes increasingly ‘fluid and uncertain’, HSJ has been told.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 25.11.2014: Stephen Dorrell will step down from parliament

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 07:00
Former health select committee chair will not run for re-election next year, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Patient Safety Awards to top congress

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 07:00
This year’s Patient Safety Awards will provide the climax of the annual Patient Safety Congress, due to held in Birmingham on 7-8 July.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 25.11.2014: Monitor will not stand in the way of innovation

HSJ - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 07:00
Regulator will not stand in the way of innovation and introducing models of care that work best for local populations, writes David Bennett, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Exclusive: Tariff delayed amid wrangling over extra NHS funds

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:45
Publication of the 2015-16 ‘tariff’ prices for NHS services has been held back amid high level political discussions about the possibility of securing extra funding for health in the autumn statement, HSJ understands.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

West London FT chief executive resigns

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 13:14
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust has resigned, weeks after the trust was criticised by the Care Quality Commission.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

First of new NHS 111 contracts awarded

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 13:12
COMMERCIAL: South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust has been left “deeply disappointed” after losing out on the contract to provide an integrated NHS 111 and GP out of hours service in Somerset.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Exclusive: NHS England primary care decisions 'unlawful', High Court rules

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:53
NHS England is acting unlawfully by failing to properly involve and inform patients about its primary care commissioning decisions, a High Court judge has said.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

NHS England primary care decisions 'unlawful', High Court rules

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:53
NHS England is acting unlawfully by failing to properly involve and inform patients about its primary care commissioning decisions, a High Court judge has said.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

CQC recruitment difficulties threaten inspection targets

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:43
The Care Quality Commission’s struggle to employ enough staff to inspect all acute trusts by the end of next year has been flagged up as a “key risk” by its chief executive.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

CQC recruitment difficulties threaten inspection targets

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:43
The Care Quality Commission’s struggle to employ enough staff to inspect all acute trusts by the end of next year has been flagged up as a “key risk” by its chief executive.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

An inquiry into patient centred care in the 21st century: implications for general practice and primary care

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:05

Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) -
This inquiry concluded that clinicians must work with patients in a different way, providing personalised care and empowering patients to play an active role in managing their health. The report also calls for a shift in the way that general practice is delivered, so that practices come together as federations or networks and work with a range of other services to deliver coordinated and proactive care in the community.

Categories: Latest News Feeds

Frontline First: Turning back the clock? RCN report on mental health services in the UK

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:03

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) -
This special report seeks to highlight the issues facing the mental health nursing community and puts the case forward for greater investment in this vital service in conjunction with Rethink Mental Illness.

Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.11.2014: West London FT chief executive resigns

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 09:56
Chief executive of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust resigns weeks after trust criticised by the Care Quality Commission, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.11.2014: CQC recruitment difficulties threaten inspection targets

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 09:56
Commitment to inspect all acute trusts by the end of next year under threat because of watchdog’s ongoing recruitment difficulties, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.11.2014: Prime provider contracts are a solution for the NHS, not a problem

HSJ - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 09:56
Prime provider musculoskeletal contracts is one answer to the challenge of improving care while making savings, but ill founded criticisms of the approach undermine innovation, argues Nick Boyle
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Pages

Subscribe to Healthcare People Management Association aggregator