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North West trust seeks £30m from DH for IT and air con

HSJ - 1 hour 23 sec ago
FINANCE: Bolton Foundation Trust is seeking £30m of capital funding from the Department of Health towards its IT and estates strategies.
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Sugar and health

NHS Evidence - health management - 2 hours 25 min ago

House of Commons Library - 
Sugars can be added to food and drinks or occur naturally in fruit, vegetables and milk. A high sugar diet increases the risk of tooth decay and weight gain, and high consumption of sugar sweetened drinks is associated with type 2 diabetes. This paper describes trends in sugar consumption in the UK, the public health implications and outlines policy options.

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Screening quality assurance service: operating model

NHS Evidence - health management - 2 hours 35 min ago

Public Health England - 
This document sets out the role and purpose of PHE's screening quality assurance service, providing a common approach for all NHS screening programmes.

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Exclusive: Monitor ramps up challenge to FTs over spending

HSJ - 5 hours 23 sec ago
Foundation trusts in breach of their licence will face tighter regulatory controls on their agency and management consultancy spending, as part of an interventionist drive by Monitor to bear down on escalating provider deficits.
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Government considers cap on 'egregious' agency spend

HSJ - 5 hours 23 sec ago
A cap on the cost of agency staff supplied to NHS trusts is being explored by the Cabinet Office and Department of Health in an attempt to tackle the ballooning agency spend in the NHS, it has emerged.
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Bennett moots rethink on performance targets

HSJ - 5 hours 23 sec ago
David Bennett has called for the NHS to investigate the possibility of redefining key access targets to reduce the financial burden they place on providers – where it can be done without compromising safety.
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HSJ Live: 29.05.2015: Government looks at possible cap on NHS agency spending

HSJ - 5 hours 23 sec ago
HSJ has learned the Cabinet Office and Department of Health are exploring the possibility of a cap on agency spending in the NHS, in an attempt to tackle ballooning costs.
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Government considers cap on 'egregious' agency spend

HSJ Workforce - 5 hours 23 sec ago
A cap on the cost of agency staff supplied to NHS trusts is being explored by the Cabinet Office and Department of Health in an attempt to tackle the ballooning agency spend in the NHS, it has emerged.
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Executive Summary: HSJ readers choose their side

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 16:09
HSJ’s roundup of Thursday’s key stories
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Trust to axe 400 jobs in £14m savings bid

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 12:40
WORKFORCE: More than 250 posts have been axed during the last 12 months at a West Midlands foundation trust in a bid to save £7.5m.
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A guide for CCGs: engaging the public in difficult decisions about health service change

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:12

NHS Clinical Commissioners -
This guide draws on case studies of three different reconfiguration programmes and offers some tips on how to get your engagement right.

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Interim chief named for trust with merger hopes

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 10:39
WORKFORCE: Birmingham Women’s Foundation Trust has appointed an interim chief executive.
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HSJ Live 28.05.2015: Clampdown on 'egregious' agency staff prices, Simon Stevens to tell NHS England board

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 08:00
HSJ reporter Judith Welikala is at NHS England’s board meeting this morning, where chief executive Simon Stevens will say the entire NHS provider deficit of £822m can be accounted for by overspending on temporary staff.
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HSJ Live 28.05.2015: Clampdown on 'egregious' agency staff prices, Simon Stevens tells NHS England board

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 08:00
HSJ reporter Judith Welikala is at NHS England’s board meeting this morning, where chief executive Simon Stevens said the entire NHS provider deficit of £822m can be accounted for by overspending on temporary staff.
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Exclusive: Specialist service changes an ‘unmitigated disaster’, says review

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 08:00
COMMISSIONING: An independent investigation into the collapse of a specialist service at a large teaching hospital trust has described the handling of changes by commissioners and providers as an ‘unmitigated disaster’, HSJ can reveal.
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HSJ Live 28.05.2015: A coaching approach to leadership can inspire your team

HSJ - Thu, 28/05/2015 - 08:00
Power has to be earned through moral authority rather than traditional authority, argues Darren Leech, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Executive Summary: Her Majesty’s Five Year Forward View

HSJ - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 18:12
HSJ’s round up of Wednesday’s key stories
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Executive Summary: Her Majesty’s Five Year Forward View

HSJ - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 18:12
HSJ’s round up of Wednesday’s key stories
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Exclusive: HRA moves to stave off judicial review in clinical trial row

HSJ - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 14:49
The Health Research Authority has moved to stave off a judicial review by a pharmaceutical company with links to the NHS in a dispute over transparency in clinical trials, HSJ has learned.
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‘Financially distressed’ CCG brings in new service restrictions

HSJ - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 14:13
FINANCE: A clinical commissioning group will introduce clinical thresholds for surgery and significantly restrict access to services to cope with its ‘financially distressed position’.
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