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New chief exec for south eastern hospital trust

HSJ - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 12:15
The chief executive of a successful community trust has been appointed to run the Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust.
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High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others

HSJ - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 11:33
Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to take part in reviews of other NHS providers.
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The impact of the sugar tax on different drinks

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 10:08

TaxPayers' Alliance - 
This briefing examines the impact of the soft drinks industry levy on a variety of drinks and argues that the levy will not affect all drinks with similar levels of sugar, such as hot drinks. 

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Lightning review: access to child and adolescent mental health services, May 2016

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:56

Children's Commissioner - 
This review of access to mental health services highlights the long waiting lists and restricted access for those with life-threatening conditions. From a request of data from public bodies, the review found that 28 per cent of children who were referred for specialist mental health treatment in 2015 did not receive a service. A significant proportion of children with life-threatening mental health conditions - 14 per cent  of the 3,000 about whom information was obtained - were denied specialist support. These included children who had attempted suicide or serious self-harm and those with psychosis and anorexia nervosa.

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Exclusive: Mackey abandons plan for NHS providers to balance this year

HSJ - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 08:00
The regulator of the NHS provider sector has admitted it will not be brought into the black this year, in conflict with national requirements agreed six months ago.
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Exclusive: NHS provider sector faces deficit again this year, regulator admits

HSJ - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 08:00
The regulator of the NHS provider sector has admitted it will not be brought into the black this year, in conflict with national requirements agreed six months ago.
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Mackey only in NHS Improvement job for two years

HSJ - Tue, 31/05/2016 - 08:00
Jim Mackey has confirmed that he is only in his job as chief executive of NHS Improvement on a two year secondment.
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Daily Insight: I want some more, says BMA

HSJ - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:45
HSJ’s round-up of the must read stories from Friday
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Longstanding trust chief executive resigns

HSJ - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:23
WORKFORCE: Ursula Ward, the chief executive of Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, has resigned after leading the trust for 12 years.
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STPs to set plans for specialised services overhaul

HSJ - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:11
Sustainability and transformation plans must propose service change priorities and new provider “configurations” for specialised services, NHS England announced this week.
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Consultation on changes to the NHS patient survey programme

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:01

Care Quality Commission -
The survey programme is used to collect feedback on the experiences of people using a range of NHS healthcare services. The current programme includes surveys of adult inpatients, community mental health service users, people using maternity services, outpatients, children and young people’s inpatient services and accident and emergency patients. Our aim in consulting on changes is to ensure that programme has maximum impact and value, and that it remains relevant and useful for those using the survey results across the health and social care system. The consultation will run to 21 July 2016.

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Infant mortality and stillbirth in the UK

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:23

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) -
This briefing reviews recent data on stillbirth and infant mortality rates in the UK and examines the factors contributing to increased risk. It then looks at the policy options that may help to improve health outcomes for infants and their families.

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The battle for breath: the impact of lung disease in the UK

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 12:17

The British Lung Foundation -
The British Lung Foundation funded a three-year epidemiological research project: The respiratory health of the nation. This report presents the results. It details the overall extent and impact of lung disease across the UK. It also takes a closer look at the impact of 15 major lung conditions. This report aims to be of use to policymakers, researchers, health care providers and professionals, and the commercial health care sector, patients and patient groups to inform strategies to improve lung health and lung disease outcomes in the UK.

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Exclusive: BMA pushed for further concessions after juniors' contract deal agreed

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 20:55
Junior doctors’ leader Johann Malawana met with Jeremy Hunt yesterday in a belated attempt to extract further concessions on the contract deal agreed by the two parties earlier this month, HSJ can reveal.
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CCGs back down in face of private firm's competition challenge

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 18:42
COMMERCIAL: Commissioners in a £55m competition dispute have backed down and agreed to extend a contract with the spurned incumbent provider.
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Daily Insight: Leaked messages reveal plan to 'draw out' contract dispute

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 18:30
HSJ’s round-up of the must read stories from Thursday
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NHS England equality lead charged with corruption offences

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 17:14
An NHS England equality lead has been charged with three counts of assisting in the commission of an offence in breach of the Serious Crime Act 2007.
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NHS England equality chief charged with corruption offences

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 17:14
NHS England’s equalities lead has been charged with three counts of assisting in the commission of an offence in breach of the Serious Crime Act 2007.
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Former hospital chief executive charged with fraud

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:30
A hospital chief executive and former national equalities lead who left her job after a nepotism row has now been charged with fraud.
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Hospital chief executive charged with fraud

HSJ - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:30
A hospital chief executive and former national equalities lead who left her job after a nepotism row has now been charged with fraud.
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