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Leading trust closes doors to 'out of area' referrals

HSJ - 3 hours 9 min ago
A leading teaching hospital has been accused of breaking the rules around patient choice by closing its doors to routine referrals for patients outside its area.
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All practices to publish earnings under new GP contract

HSJ - 4 hours 1 min ago
Every general practice will be required to publish the average earnings of their GPs as part of the new contract announced today.
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All practices to publish earnings under new GP contract

HSJ Workforce - 4 hours 1 min ago
Every general practice will be required to publish the average earnings of their GPs as part of the new contract announced today.
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Great Western calls in lawyers over PFI contract concerns

HSJ - 4 hours 20 min ago
COMMERCIAL: The management of a South West hospital has ‘lost confidence’ in its private finance initiative service provider after it failed to maintain standards of quality and hygiene.
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GMS contract changes 2015-16

NHS Evidence - health management - 4 hours 56 min ago

NHS Employers - 
The changes to the GMS contract for 2015-16 have been announced and the focus of the changes is on a named, accountable GP for all patients, publication of GPs' average net earnings and commitment to expand and improve the provision of online services.

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Whistleblower 'bullied by bosses'

HSJ - 5 hours 22 min ago
West London Mental Health Trust has accused a whistleblower of constructing “conspiracy theories” during an employment tribunal in which it faces bullying claims.
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Focus on: allied health professionals (AHPs) - can we measure quality of care?

NHS Evidence - health management - 5 hours 32 min ago

The Nuffield Trust - 
This report reveals that AHPs are a growing part of the NHS workforce, accounting for over £2bn of the salary bill, yet there is little data on the contribution they make to the quality of patient care. It examines the role of AHPs in the NHS, private and voluntary sector and finds that there has been a significant increase in the numbers of AHPs, with numbers of registered practitioners rising by 53% since 2002, and NHS-based practitioners rising by a third.

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Conservatives resist funding calls

HSJ - 5 hours 47 min ago
The Conservatives have declined to commit to increasing NHS spending growth at their party conference this week.
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Cameron promises weekend access and 'named GP'

HSJ - 5 hours 57 min ago
The prime minister will today promise a Conservative government would give everyone access to a GP seven days a week by 2020, while announcing all patients will have a ‘named GP’ from April next year.
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Cameron promises weekend access and 'named GP'

HSJ Workforce - 5 hours 57 min ago
The prime minister will today promise a Conservative government would give everyone access to a GP seven days a week by 2020, while announcing all patients will have a ‘named GP’ from April next year.
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HSJ Live 30.09.2014: Jeremy Hunt Conservative Party conference speech

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
Jeremy Hunt delivers conference speech, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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HSJ Live 30.09.2014: Conservatives resist funding calls

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
Jeremy Hunt declines to commit to spending growth ahead of afternoon conference speech, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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HSJ Live 30.09.2014: Three trusts end Capita HR contract

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
Two Merseyside trusts and one in London end Capita contracts, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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HSJ Live 30.09.2014: Cameron reveals 'named GP' and seven-day opening plan

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
David Cameron to announce a major extension of GP weekend and extended hours, and of a “named GP” for all patients, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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Watchdog chief hits out at DH's ‘slow’ action on funding reform

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
The head of the body that oversees health and care regulators in the UK has criticised the Department of Health for delaying reforms to its funding arrangements
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Three trusts end Capita HR contracts

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
Trusts in London and Merseyside have ended their contracts with Capita for human resources and pay services
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HSJ Live 30.09.2014: Cameron announces 'named GP' and seven-day opening

HSJ - 15 hours 48 min ago
David Cameron to announce a major extension of GP weekend and extended hours, and of a “named GP” for all patients, and the rest of today’s news, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
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Three trusts end Capita HR contracts

HSJ Workforce - 15 hours 48 min ago
Trusts in London and Merseyside have ended their contracts with Capita for human resources and pay services
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Watchdog chief hits out at ‘slow’ action on funding reform

HSJ - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 15:31
The head of the body which overseas UK health and care regulators has criticised the Department of Health for a delay in driving through reforms to the way in which the watchdog is funded. 
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Co-ordinated care survey findings

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 11:06

Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) - 
This report details the results of a survey of RCS members and patients looking into the coordination of care including discharge processes and re-admission for surgical patients in England and Wales. Overall, the results showed that discharge from hospital is an area of particular concern with only one quarter of those surveyed agreeing that there is a thorough coordinated discharge process in place to enable effective transfer of care from the hospital environment. It makes a number of recommendations for where the integration of care for patients can be improved including calling for greater discharge planning to take place from the outset, more information to be available to patients and carers, and greater communication between professionals and services.

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