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HSJ Live 05.05.2015: Miliband: NHS faces 'financial bombshell'

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:02
Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned that the NHS faces a “financial bombshell” in 2015, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ daily digest: The ever shorter arm of Monitor

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 19:00
HSJ’s daily digest of Friday’s significant developments for healthcare leaders
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Special measures boss to lead Monitor 'provider sustainability' division

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 17:39
The deputy chief executive of a former ‘special measures’ trust has been appointed to lead a new major Monitor directorate tasked with driving performance improvement in NHS providers, the regulator announced today.
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New FT probed by Monitor after finances plummet

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 15:42
FINANCE: St George’s University Hospitals Foundation Trust is under investigation by Monitor because of a sudden deterioration in its finances.
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Small hospital vanguard sites delayed again

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 14:12
Progress on an important strand of NHS England’s new care models ‘vanguard’ project has stalled, meaning work on the ground will not begin until summer at the earliest, HSJ has learned.
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Rip off the sticking plaster now: Enabling the local implementation of sustainable urgent and emergency care models in 2015/16

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 10:49

NHS Confederation -
This report argues that without immediate action, the NHS is set for a winter crisis in 2015/16. This report collates the guidance and urges immediate action from NHS organisations, national bodies and the incoming Government.

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Southampton fears extra pressure over neighbour’s maternity reconfiguration

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 10:36
STRUCTURE: University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust has expressed concerns that service changes at a neighbouring trust will put more pressure on its maternity services.
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Heart of England rules out bidding to run urgent care centre

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 10:15
COMMERCIAL: Heart of England Foundation Trust has ruled out bidding to provide the new urgent care centre at Solihull Hospital.
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HSJ Live 01.05.2015: Small hospital vanguard sites delayed again

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 08:00
Progress on an important strand of NHS England’s new care models ‘vanguard’ project has stalled, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 01.05.2015: Monitor appoints new director for provider sustainability

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 08:00
Deputy chief executive of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust appointed to new role at regulator, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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01.05.2015: Heart of England rules out bidding to run urgent care centre

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 08:00
Heart of England Foundation Trust has ruled out bidding to provide the new urgent care centre at Solihull Hospital, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Workforce planning in the NHS

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 14:43

The King's Fund
The NHS workforce is the primary driver of future health costs. Given the substantial changes in population demographics and health care needs, the workforce needs to be fit for purpose. That means responding to immediate needs and financial pressures while adapting to deliver the future care models outlined in the NHS five year forward view. Getting the right balance requires a robust understanding of the nature of workforce pressures locally and nationally and what can be done to address them in the short and the long term.

 

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Caring into later life: the growing pressures on older carers

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 14:29

Age UK
A new analysis by Carers UK and Age UK shows the number of carers aged 85 and over in England has risen by a staggering 128% in 10 years to over 87,000. Figures also show that 55% of these over 85s are caring for 50 or more hours each week.

 

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Coroner rules lack of mental health beds contributed to death

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 14:18
A lack of mental health beds was a ‘contributory factor’ in the suicide of a teenager being treated more than 100 miles from home, a coroner has ruled.
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Hinchingbrooke reports sharp deficit rise as Circle departs

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 13:58
Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust has forecast a £14m deficit for 2014-15 – nearly double the size of its deficit for the first eight months of the financial year.
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Chief executive of major London trust resigns

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 13:38
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust has announced his resignation with immediate effect.
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West Midlands trust ends year with deficit millions worse than planned

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 13:18
FINANCE: A West Midlands trust finished last year with a deficit £18.7m worse than that it originally planned for, recent board papers reveal.
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Nottinghamshire Healthcare to 'buddy' special measures trust

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 12:53
PERFORMANCE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has been appointed to ‘buddy’ Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, the first mental health trust to have been placed into special measures.
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East Kent to consult on emergency services centralisation

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 12:24
STRUCTURE: East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust will launch a public consultation into moving its emergency services into one hospital later this year.
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Leading teaching hospital expects £19m deficit this year

HSJ - Thu, 30/04/2015 - 12:02
FINANCE: One of England’s largest teaching hospital trusts has submitted a deficit plan for 2015-16 to the regulator.
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