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Renewed calls for CCGs to join hospital inspections

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:52
A clinical commissioning group leader has renewed calls for CCGs to be given a role in hospital inspections after it emerged an NHS England official had led one in London
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CCGs permitted to ditch QOF and national GP contract

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:36
Clinical commissioning groups will be free to allow GP practices to move off the national pay for performance framework and to create new contract arrangements
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HSJ Live 04.11.2014: NHS England to set out plans for ‘NHS app store’, says Kelsey

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 07:00
The NHS is set to make a fresh push on allowing GPs to prescribe apps under plans for an ‘NHS app store’, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Trust special administration process under fire after Mid Staffs' demise

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 07:00
The process established to dissolve Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust should be overhauled to make it more “financially efficient”, two of the chiefs taking over its services have said
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Council refuses to sign off integration plan

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 07:00
A council has refused to sign off its better care fund plan after failing to reach an agreement with NHS commissioners on how to use part of the pooled budget
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HSJ Live 04.11.2014: Council refuses to sign off integration plan

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 07:00
A council has refused to sign off its better care fund plan after failing to reach an agreement with NHS commissioners on how to use part of the pooled budget, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ celebrates healthcare's BME pioneers

HSJ - Tue, 04/11/2014 - 00:01
A week of articles examining equality and diversity at all levels of healthcare
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A vision for hepatitis C

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 15:08

Hepatitis C Coalition - 
This report calls for the government to improve hepatitis C services now to prevent thousands of unnecessary deaths. It highlights concerns from clinicians and patient and professional groups about the rising rate of hepatitis C related deaths and the need for improved screening and diagnosis.

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Openness and honesty when things go wrong: the professional duty of candour

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:56

General Medical Council (GMC) - 
This consultation, run jointly with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, asks for views on guidance which is designed to support doctors, nurses and midwives in fulfilling their professional duty to be open and honest about mistakes. It also calls on clinical leaders and employers to support doctors, nurses and midwives by creating cultures in the workplace that are open, honest, and where people learn from mistakes so that future patients are protected from harm.

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Exclusive: Stevens warns leaders that funding increase will depend on A&E performance

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 12:36
Senior NHS chiefs have begun ramping up the pressure on providers and commissioners to improve performance in A&E during a round of high level meetings which began last week
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EXCLUSIVE: Resource pleas 'depend on A&E performance', Simon Stevens warns

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 12:36
Senior NHS chiefs have begun ramping up the pressure on providers and commissioners to improve performance in A&E during a round of high level meetings which began last week
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Community trusts not 'squeezed out' by forward view

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:38
Community trusts should play a key role in delivering the new range of care models outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View, a key sector figure has said
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Language controls for nurses, midwives, dentists, dental care professionals, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:10

Department of Health (DH) - 
This consultation seeks views on changes to allow professional regulatory bodies to impose language controls on nursing, dental and pharmacy professionals. The proposed changes will allow regulators to put in place systems for carrying out proportionate language controls on European applicants and for taking for taking fitness to practise action where there are concerns about the English language skills of professionals who are already in practice. The consultation closes on 15 December 2014.

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Draft NHS pension scheme transitional regulations 2014

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:50

Department of Health (DH) - 
This consultation seeks views on transitional provisions to change current pension scheme legislation, and the tax treatment of pensions, from 1 April 2015. Responses to the consultation should be sent to nhsreg15@dh.gsi.gov.uk by 25 November 2014.

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Integration pioneer criticised for poor relationships

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:27
A health economy designated as one of the government’s integration pioneers has been warned its poor relationships with social care are putting patients at risk, HSJ has learned.
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HSJ Live 03.11.2014: Community trusts not 'squeezed out' by forward view

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 07:00
Community trusts should play a key role in delivering the new range of care models outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View despite receiving very little mention in the flagship paper, a key sector figure has said, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 03.11.2014: Rehabilitation is not just an 'add on'

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 07:00
The true potential of rehabilitation has yet to be tapped, but it could be an integral element of a patient’s care pathway, says Liz Hindmarsh, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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NHS Employers: Reform of pay systems remain a priority

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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NHS Employers: Reform of pay systems remain a priority

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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NHS Employers: We will continue to fight for better pay

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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