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CQC sued over 'cover up' report

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 13:45
The current chair and chief executive of the CQC abused their power by publishing allegations that a former executive ordered a “cover up” of its failings, papers filed at the High Court allege
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Trauma centres 'saving more lives'

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 13:30
Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a change in the way trauma patients are cared for, a new review suggests.
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Developing a model of mental health self-care support for children and young people

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:02

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - 
This study looks at the options of self-care support available to children and young people in order to help prevent mental ill-health or speed recovery from it. The study consists of a systematic review of the literature as well as case studies of existing self-care services for mental health in England and Wales. It found that self-care could aid in recovery and that patients and families welcomed the choice and flexibility in self-care services.

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LGBT attitudes and experiences survey

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:37

Health Service Journal - 
The extent to which an organisation is inclusive and understands specific health needs of LGBT people will have an impact on the experience of LGBT staff and patients. HSJ is exploring attitudes to and experiences of LGBT people in the NHS. We are seeking the views both from people who identify as LGBT and those who do not.

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Competition analysis cleared path for first FT merger

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:06
COMMERCIAL: The first foundation trust merger to be cleared by the competition watchdog was passed after other NHS providers were found to be strong competitors in the local health economy.
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Competion analysis cleared path for first FT merger

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:06
COMMERCIAL: The first foundation trust merger to be cleared by the competition watchdog was passed after other NHS providers were found to be strong competitors in the local health economy.
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Future organisation models for the NHS: perspectives for the Dalton Review

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:53

The King's Fund - 
Sir David Dalton’s forthcoming review provides a timely opportunity to explore the range of organisational models that providers could use to meet their current strategic and financial challenges. This publication explores some of the organisational options available, including how high-performing NHS organisations might support providers in difficulty. It provides an evidence review and a range of individual perspectives on some of those new organisational arrangements, in health and other sectors, nationally and internationally – in a bid to inform the work of the Dalton review. The individual contributions highlight the benefits and challenges of different organisational models.

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Government’s response to the House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change Report ‘Ready For Ageing?’ one year update

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:47

Department of Health (DH) - 
This report outlines the government response to the House of Lords report on what can be done to meet the challenges of an ageing population.

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'Crisis' warning over GP trainees

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:33
General practice services could face a crisis if more medical students cannot be persuaded to become GPs, a healthcare academic has warned.
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'Crisis' warning over GP trainees

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:33
General practice services could face a crisis if more medical students cannot be persuaded to become GPs, a healthcare academic has warned.
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HSJ Live 01.07.2014: Competion analysis cleared path for first FT merger

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 08:00
The first foundation trust merger to be cleared by the competition watchdog was passed after other NHS providers were found to be strong competitors in the local health economy, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 01.07.2014: 'Crisis' warning over GP trainees

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 08:00
General practice services could face a crisis if more medical students cannot be persuaded to become GPs, a healthcare academic has warned, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 01.07.2014: Clinical practice key to NHS energy targets

HSJ - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 08:00
Clinicians integral to NHS meeting steep carbon reduction targets, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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Midwives support industrial action

HSJ - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:34
An overwhelming majority of midwives have said they would be prepared to take industrial action over the government’s decision to reject a pay rise for all staff.
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Midwives support industrial action

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:34
An overwhelming majority of midwives have said they would be prepared to take industrial action over the government’s decision to reject a pay rise for all staff.
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BREAKING: Midwives support industrial action

HSJ - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:34
An overwhelming majority of midwives have said they would be prepared to take industrial action over the government’s decision to reject a pay rise for all staff.
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BREAKING: Midwives support industrial action

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:34
An overwhelming majority of midwives have said they would be prepared to take industrial action over the government’s decision to reject a pay rise for all staff.
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Plymouth struggles to meet break-even duty

HSJ - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 12:36
FINANCE: Plymouth Hospitals Trust is seeking “exceptional” permission from the NHS Trust Development Authority as it expect to return to financial balance in five years instead of the usual three.
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Commissioning home care for older people

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 12:11

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) - 
This guide captures the latest research findings on this important and emerging area of social care. It also provides some practice examples of good work in this area. The guide is aimed at health and social care commissioners of home care services for older people with complex needs. Providers of these care services may also find it useful.

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BMA sues whistleblower surgeon

HSJ - Mon, 30/06/2014 - 11:50
The British Medical Association is suing a whistleblowing surgeon for legal costs of up to £250,000 following the collapse of a High Court battle.
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