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King’s Lynn removed from special measures but with Monitor warning

HSJ - Fri, 07/08/2015 - 01:01
PERFORMANCE: Monitor has taken Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust out of special measures.
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Executive Summary: The prime minister's intervention

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 18:34
HSJ’s roundup of the day’s essential stories and talking points
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BMA and NHS Employers in 'exploratory' talks

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 17:24
Representatives from the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have held talks that could lead to the resumption of formal negotiations over changes to medical contracts, HSJ can reveal.
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BMA and NHS Employers in 'exploratory' talks

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 17:24
Representatives from the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have held talks that could lead to the resumption of formal negotiations over changes to medical contracts, HSJ can reveal.
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Breaking: BMA and NHS Employers in 'exploratory' talks

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 17:24
Representatives from the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have held talks that could lead to the resumption of formal negotiations over changes to medical contracts, HSJ can reveal.
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Breaking: BMA and NHS Employers in 'exploratory' talks

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 17:24
Representatives from the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have held talks that could lead to the resumption of formal negotiations over changes to medical contracts, HSJ can reveal.
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NHS England to create safe staffing 'oversight' group

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 14:10
An advisory group including senior figures from across the health service is being created by NHS England to oversee future work on safe staffing guidance.
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NHS England to create safe staffing 'oversight' group

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 14:10
An advisory group including senior figures from across the health service is being created by NHS England to oversee future work on safe staffing guidance.
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Exclusive: Prime minister intervened in NHS England drug decisions

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:50
The prime minister intervened in NHS England’s consideration of funding for drugs to treat several rare conditions with a letter to its chief executive, HSJ has learned.
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Triennial review of NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT): call for evidence

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:44

Department of Health -
The Department of Health reviews its arm’s length bodies once every three years. This triennial review looks at NHSBT’s form, functions, governance and performance. This consultation closes on 10 September 2015.

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Hundreds of patients 'excluded' from specialist trust's waiting list

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:31
PERFORMANCE: Hundreds of patients waiting to start treatment at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital were excluded from its referral to treatment waiting list on a monthly basis, an independent review has revealed.
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CQC warns Mid Essex to improve urgent and emergency services

HSJ - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:02
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
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Evaluation of complex health and care interventions using retrospective matched control methods

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 12:00

Nuffield Trust -
The NHS is undertaking a range of initiatives that are introducing new ways of delivering care services to patients. It is becoming increasingly important for policy-makers and decision-makers to understand what works, why it works, and what impact these changes are having on cost and patient outcomes. This guide outlines ten steps towards retrospective matching to evaluate new health and care service models.

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The digital doctor report 2015

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 11:43

Ipsos Healthcare -
Health systems across Europe are facing challenges with an ageing population, enduring chronic health conditions and limited budgets. Digital health is often cited as the opportunity to help bridge the gap between optimum healthcare delivery and efficiency of service; however this cannot be achieved without healthcare professionals' input and support. In order to keep abreast of these developments and help our clients better tailor their offerings, Ipsos Healthcare has sought to uncover how doctors feel about digital health, and how they see its role developing in the future.

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Rethinking regulation

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 06/08/2015 - 11:18

Professional Standards Authority -
This paper argues that regulation needs a radical overhaul if it is to support rather than stand in the way of the changes being proposed for health and care services. It also argues that regulation of professionals cannot be changed in isolation but must take account of the places in which they work. It calls for deregulation, less regulation and better regulation.

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Executive Summary: 'Will you be sacked over money or quality?'

HSJ - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 17:44
HSJ’s roundup of the day’s essential stories and talking points
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Gloucestershire seeks control of health budget in devolution deal

HSJ - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 16:06
Control of health and social care budgets and retention of 100% business rates growth proposed
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DH prepares controls over trusts' capital spending

HSJ - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 13:57
The Department of Health is preparing to announce controls over capital spending for NHS providers.
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‘Cash is king again’: trust chiefs respond to Monitor letter

HSJ - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 13:35
Trust leaders have told HSJ about their wide ranging concerns over the implications of a letter sent by regulators calling on them to take tough measures to improve their financial positions.
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‘Cash is king again’: trust chiefs respond to Monitor letter

HSJ Workforce - Wed, 05/08/2015 - 13:35
Trust leaders have told HSJ about their wide ranging concerns over the implications of a letter sent by regulators calling on them to take tough measures to improve their financial positions.
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