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HSJ seeks best places to work in the NHS

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in the NHS.
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Exclusive: DH bailouts already higher than 2013-14 total

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
The total value of trust bailouts paid out by the Department of Health so far this financial year has already outstripped last year’s total, HSJ research shows.
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HSJ seeks best places to work in healthcare

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in healthcare.
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HSJ seeks best places to work in healthcare

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in healthcare.
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Is 'special measures' working?

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 12:26

Dr Foster -
This report provides the first analysis of the impact that the intervention of ‘special measures’ has had on mortality rates at the 11 hospital trusts placed under these measures following Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s review into standards of care in 2013. The analysis finds that the pattern of mortality rates at the 11 trusts as a group is significantly different to the rest of the country and that this is not something that might have happened by chance.

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Expert patients

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 12:10

Reform -
This research explores how patients can be more engaged in their health and more involved in their healthcare. It argues that greater patient engagement could both improve outcomes and reduce costs and presents four case studies of successful patient engagement.

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A guide to community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 12:02

Department of Health -
Local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident and connected communities as part of efforts to improve health and reduce inequalities. The project ‘Working with communities: empowerment evidence and learning’ was initiated jointly by PHE and NHS England to draw together and disseminate research and learning on community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing. This report presents the work undertaken in phase 1 of the project and provides a guide to the case for change, the concepts, the varieties of approach that have been tried and tested and sources of evidence.

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A consultation on updating the NHS Constitution

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 11:51

Department of Health -
The NHS Constitution sets out the rights to which patients, public and staff are entitled as well as the responsibilities owed to each other to ensure the NHS operates fairly and effectively. This consultation proposes to amend the NHS Constitution to respond to recommendations made by Sir Robert Francis QC and to give greater prominence to mental health; reflect the importance of access to transparent and comparable data; include the Armed Forces Covenant; and reflect the new fundamental standards in April 2015. The consultation closes on 11 March 2015.

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MyNHS: greater transparency for better health and care - MyNHS planning 2015-2017

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 11:43

Department of Health -
The MyNHS site is a single place where health and care organisations, as well as the public, can compare the performance of services over a range of measures, at both local and national level. The site aims to drive improvement across the health and care system - encouraging organisations and professional teams to compare their performance and see where they can improve what they do and the services they offer. This document summarises the current plans for how the information on MyNHS will be expanded and improved between 2015 and 2017.

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Midlands paramedic sentenced after hospital death

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 11:29
A West Midlands paramedic has been handed an eight month suspended sentence after failing to examine and start resuscitation on a man who collapsed outside a hospital emergency department.
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Midlands paramedic sentenced after hospital death

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 11:29
A West Midlands paramedic has been handed an eight month suspended sentence after failing to examine and start resuscitation on a man who collapsed outside a hospital emergency department.
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A new journey to health: health seeking behaviour across the generations

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 11:03

International Longevity Centre -
This report explores where consumers go to seek out health information and who they trust and reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information. It finds that older people are more likely to use and trust doctors and nurses whilst younger people are more likely than older to look towards pharmacists and online and telephone services.

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Improving patient safety and openness: the role of the NHS Litigation Authority in incentivising the duty of candour

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 10:42

Department of Health -
This consultation is seeking views on whether the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) should be able to recover part of an NHS trust’s indemnity cover for claims where the statutory duty of candour (a legal responsibility to be open with patients) about patient safety has been breached. This means that the trust would be responsible for reimbursing the NHSLA for part of a successful claim against that trust. The closing date for comments is 27 March 2015.

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Midlands trust asks former chair to pay back £10k

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 10:40
FINANCE: The Royal Wolverhampton Trust is attempting to claw back more than £10,000 paid to a previous chair because the payment was in breach of financial rules for trusts.
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Exclusive: Medical examiners help expose patient safety risks

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 10:20
Medical examiners working in pilot areas in England have exposed clinical incidents, poor staffing and fatal infections that have led to deaths on hospital wards, according to research shared with HSJ.
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Exclusive: Medical examiners help expose patient safety risks

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 10:20
Medical examiners working in pilot areas in England have exposed clinical incidents, poor staffing and fatal infections that have led to deaths on hospital wards, according to research shared with HSJ.
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Exclusive: PHE to further investigate drop in elderly life expectancy

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 09:58
National public health officials have said they will further investigate falls in life expectancy among older people, after finding it was ‘too early’ to conclude they had stopped living for longer.
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Exclusive: PHE to further investigate elderly life expectancy drop

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 09:58
National public health officials have said they will further investigate falls in life expectancy among older people, after finding it was ‘too early’ to conclude they had stopped living for longer.
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HSJ Live 12.02.2015: Probe into life expectancy of older people extends

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 07:00
Public health officials extend probe into life expectancy falls among older people plus the rest of the today’s news
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HSJ Live 12.02.2015: Let the NHS take the front seat to drive change

HSJ - Thu, 12/02/2015 - 07:00
Journalist Jennifer Trueland discovers how NHS chiefs maintain their committment to improvement, despite the busy times
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