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Hospital trusts should be free to become mutuals, DH advised

HSJ - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 01:01
Acute trusts should free to become staff-led mutual social enterprises in an effort to improve staff engagement, a Department of Health commissioned report recommends.
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Hospital trusts should be free to become mutuals, DH advised

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 01:01
Acute trusts should free to become staff-led mutual social enterprises in an effort to improve staff engagement, a Department of Health commissioned report recommends.
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Moorfields misreported waiting times performance for five years

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 15:38
PERFORMANCE: Moorfields Eye Hospital has been misreporting waiting times for treatment at its sites across London for years, with hundreds of patients waiting longer than recorded, the foundation trust has discovered.
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Exclusive: Majority of hospital trusts missed their own nurse staffing targets

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 15:32
More than three quarters of acute NHS providers have missed their own targets for the number of hours worked at their hospitals by registered nurses, HSJ analysis has revealed
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Exclusive: Majority of hospital trusts missed their own nurse staffing targets

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 15:32
More than three quarters of acute NHS providers have missed their own targets for the number of hours worked at their hospitals by registered nurses, HSJ analysis has revealed
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Preventing dementia: a provocation

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 15:21

International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) - 
This report highlights how we can do more to prevent dementia, save lives and reduce avoidable costs. It explores potential savings to the state if we were able to intervene successfully on the risk factors that cause dementia - these include physical activity, smoking, obesity and depression.

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Minister dismisses warning of imminent NHS funding crisis

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 14:50
Dan Poulter has rejected warnings from a leading think tank that the NHS could experience a funding crisis before the general election
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HSJ Live 14.07.14: Minister dismisses warning of imminent NHS funding crisis

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 13:17
Health minister Dan Poulter rejects warnings from leading think tank that the NHS could experience a funding crisis before general election, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 14.07.14: Tech will transform the doctor-patient relationship

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 13:17
The most innovative digital developments, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Consultation on profession-specific standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:51

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) - 
HCPC are consulting on revised standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists. The deadline for responses to the consultation is 17 October 2014.

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Global action plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) 2013-2020

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:47

World Health Organization (WHO) - 
The action plan provides a road map and a menu of policy options for policy-makers to take coordinated and coherent action on the prevention and control of long-term conditions. The agreed global targets include a 25% relative reduction in premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases by 2025. An accompanying publication provides information and data on long-term conditions in each country.

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Personalisation for people from black and minority ethnic groups

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:27

Race Equality Foundation (REF) - 
The term ‘personalisation’ means different things to different people but, as used both by the previous Labour and current Coalition governments, it is about tailoring services to people’s own circumstances and giving them more control over the amount and type of support they receive. This briefing looks at how personalisation can increase access to healthcare for people from black and minority ethnic communities, but also considers some of the challenges that it may bring.

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Visitor & migrant NHS cost recovery programme implementation plan 2014–16

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:01

Department of Health (DH) - 
This implementation plan sets out a timeline for how the Visitor and Migrant NHS Cost Recovery Programme will be rolled out over the next 2 years. It is intended to give the NHS a clear idea of the timeline and sequence for building on existing systems and developing new ones. The programme aims to help the NHS recover costs from visitors and migrants from both the European Economic Area (EEA) and outside.

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HSJ Live 14.07.14: Tech will transform the doctor-patient relationship

HSJ - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 10:57
The most innovative digital developments, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Many unaware of out-of-hours GPs

HSJ - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 14:41
One in four people do not know what an out-of-hours GP service is, figures show
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Trusts to be inspected against new end of life care priorities

HSJ - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 14:35
Trusts will be inspected against new national priorities for end of life care, they have been warned
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Trusts to be inspected against new end of life care priorities

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 14:35
Trusts will be inspected against new national priorities for end of life care, they have been warned
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UCLH turns up heat on specialised commissioners

HSJ - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 14:33
PERFORMANCE: University College London Hospitals has warned it may have to consider “curtailing access to services” if NHS England is “unwilling to agree contract volumes” for the foundation trust’s specialist services.
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HSJ named magazine of the year

HSJ - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:45
HSJ was last night named business magazine of the year at the PPA Awards, the Oscars of the publishing world
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HSJ wins top industry award

HSJ - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:45
HSJ was last night named business magazine of the year at the PPA Awards, the Oscars of the publishing world
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