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Medical contract negotiations collapse

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 11:15
Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers suddenly collapsed last night
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HSJ Live 17.10.2014: Medical contract negotiations collapse

HSJ - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:55
Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have suddenly collapsed, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 17.10.2014: Contract negotiations break down between BMA and NHS Employers

HSJ - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:55
Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers have suddenly collapsed, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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State of care 2013/14

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:43

Care Quality Commission (CQC) - 
This report shows there are many excellent care services in England but the variation in quality is unacceptably wide. It offers a perspective across 40,000 services in 2013/14 and shows how strong leadership and a positive culture are the key to safe care.

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Government response to the House of Commons Health Committee report of session 2014-15: accoutability hearing with the Health and Care Professions Council

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:27

Department of Health (DH) - 
This document is the government’s response to the Health and Care Professions Council’s accountability hearing with the House of Commons Health committee.

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The quality of mental health care cluster costing and activity data

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:22

Department of Health (DH) - 
This report is a review of how well mental health providers categorise patient needs as classified by the payment by results scheme. It summarises the quality of costing and care cluster assignment in 25 mental health providers. All 25 audits were carried out on a voluntary basis. The providers audited are different to the 9 audited in 2012/2013.

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The quality of clinical coding in the NHS

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:21

Department of Health (DH) - 
The quality of clinical coding document summarises the findings of a review into 50 acute providers. The costing audit results spreadsheet shows provider-level findings of the review of costing accuracy and processes of selected NHS trusts and foundation trusts. The providers audited were selected based on previous audit findings. 40 were known to have previously had a high number of payments changed following audits. 10 were selected at random.

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CQC: System needs to improve 'patchy' response to poor care

HSJ - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 16:59
Commissioners and regulators need to improve their ‘patchy’ record of supporting struggling providers, the Care Quality Commission has said.
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Think big, act now: creating a community of care

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 13:51

NHS Alliance -
This report sets out NHS Alliance’s position with regard to the future of general practice and primary care. It recommends a new approach to health care with general practice at scale at its centre and an extended primary care team incorporating community pharmacy, community eye care, housing and emergency services radiating out from it. It also makes the case for a fundamental shift in the way in which we all view and access the NHS, and the requirement for dedicated and appropriate funding to support this transformation.

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Trusts must release 'best clinical experts' for CQC inspections

HSJ - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 13:50
The chief inspector of hospitals has urged trusts to encourage their top clinicians to lead CQC inspections
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GP appointments 'crisis' criticised

HSJ - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:37
Booking a GP appointment is just as difficult as snaring sought after concert tickets, MPs were told, as Labour warned the NHS is at “breaking point”.
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NHS Ligitation Authority 2014 review - consultation

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:43

Department of Health -
This three yearly review looks at what the NHS Litigation Authority does and how their work is carried out. It seeks views of the NHS Litigation Authority including: how they are organised, how they are performing, and whether they provide good value. The consultation closes on 6 November 2014.

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Exploring the costs of unsafe care in the NHS

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:34

Frontier Economics -
This report, commissioned by the Department of Health, investigates the costs of unsafe care in the NHS. A rapid review of existing evidence suggests that the costs of preventable, adverse events is likely to be more than £1 billion per year, but could be up to £2.5 billion annually.

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Decisions of value

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:23

NHS Confederation -
This research explores the importance of having the right relationships, behaviours and environment to deliver better value of care in the NHS . It identifies a number of different factors that support good decision-making, focusing on the judgments made every day between clinicians and managers.

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Developing strategy: what every trust board member should know

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:57

Monitor -
This guide explains the role of NHS foundation trust board members in developing a clear and well thought out strategy. It describes what to look for when assuring the quality of your NHS foundation trust’s strategy, and points out common pitfalls.

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Person-centred care: from ideas to action

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:48

The Health Foundation -
This report seeks to bring together the evidence on shared decision making and self-management support, with the aim of providing greater coherence and clarity in debates about person-centred care.

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Ideas into action: person-centred care in practice

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:42

The Health Foundation -
This report aims to inform health care professionals, commissioners and providers about what to consider when implementing shared decision making and self-management support as part of their drive to make person-centred care a reality.

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A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of peer-based interventions to maintain and improve offender health in prison settings

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:34

NHS National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) -
This study aimed to synthesise the evidence on peer-based interventions in prison settings by carrying out a systematic review and holding an expert symposium. It found that there is consistent evidence from a large number of studies that being a peer worker is associated with positive health.

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HSJ Live 16.10.2014: CQC publishes state of care report

HSJ - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 08:00
State of care report finds “unacceptable” variation in safety and quality, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Exclusive: Troubled CCGs could face 'special measures' regime

HSJ - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 08:00
A ‘special measures’ regime could be introduced for clinical commissioning groups with severe problems under plans being considered by NHS England, HSJ can reveal.
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