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Election 2015: The must read articles before polling day

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 11:56
The must read HSJ interviews, analyses, polls from the election campaign – and what might happen from 8 May
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Oxford trust appoints new chief executive

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 11:36
WORKFORCE: Oxford University Hospitals Trust has appointed Dr Bruno Holthof as its chief executive.
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Oxford trust trust appoints new chief executive

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 11:36
WORKFORCE: Oxford University Hospitals Trust has appointed Dr Bruno Holthof as its chief executive.
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HSJ Live 06.05.2015: Today is the last day to nominate top patient leaders

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 11:17
Make your nominations for HSJ’s first Patient Leaders awards to identify and celebrate 50 foremost patient and citizen leaders, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Updated: Four out of five GP practices rated 'good' by CQC

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 08:00
More than four in five GP practices rated by the Care Quality Commission have been judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, analysis by HSJ has found.
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Exclusive: GP practices outperform acute trusts on CQC ratings

HSJ - Wed, 06/05/2015 - 08:00
More than four in five GP practices rated by the Care Quality Commission have been judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, analysis by HSJ has found.
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HSJ daily digest: Election predictions / another top trust hires overseas chief

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:42
HSJ’s daily digest of Tuesday’s significant developments for healthcare leaders
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Care UK sells mental health arm

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 16:32
Private provider Care UK has sold off its NHS mental health services arm to Partnerships in Care, one of the country’s largest independent mental health providers.
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Mental health trust criticised for 'unacceptable' bed management

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 14:17
MENTAL HEALTH: An independent review of more than a dozen mental health patient deaths has criticised an NHS trust for what it described as ‘unacceptable’ bed management practices.
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Exclusive: Trusts struggle to achieve weekend standards during weekdays

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:14
Hospitals in the East Midlands are struggling to meet new clinical standards for seven day services even during normal weekday hours, according to a region-wide analysis.
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Exclusive: Trusts struggle to achieve weekend standards during weekdays

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 13:14
Hospitals in the East Midlands are struggling to meet new clinical standards for seven day services even during normal weekday hours, according to a region-wide analysis.
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Chair of East Kent FT retires

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:30
WORKFORCE: The chair of East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has retired.
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Chair of East Kent FT resigns

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:30
WORKFORCE: The chair of East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has retired.
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Applications to the GP and specialist registers

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:48

General Medical Council (GMC) -
This annual report, which is in its second year, shows improvements continue to be made to support doctors applying for entry to the specialist and GP register. It includes a discussion of next steps to improve on this, including the establishment of an Equivalence Advisory Group to help implement the remaining recommendations following the consultation in 2012. These covered amending legislation to allow CEGPR applicants to spend time working in GP practices in the UK and looking at ways an applicant’s knowledge can be tested in their relevant speciality.

 

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A new priority for mental health

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:32

London School of Economics (LSE) Centre for Economic Performance:
The final report in the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) series of background briefings on key policy issues in the May 2015 UK general election calls on the three main political parties to commit themselves to raising dramatically the coverage of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), the service that provides psychological therapies for depression and anxiety disorders.

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How can dermatology services meet current and future patient needs while ensuring that quality of care is not compromised and that access is equitable across the UK?

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:22

British Association of Dermatologists (BAD):
This independent report by the King’s Fund, commissioned by the British Association of Dermatologists, reveals a number of worrying challenges facing dermatology services and identifies opportunities for improvement, which may also be applied to other health specialties. It examines a range of issues, including workforce (staffing), training, use of temporary or locum staff, technology and the role of pharmacy, making a number of observations and recommendations.

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HSJ Live 05.05.2015: Oxford University Hospitals appoints new chief executive

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:02
Oxford University Hospitals Trust has appointed Bruno Holthof as its new chief executive, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 05.05.2015: Trusts struggle to achieve weekend standards during weekdays

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:02
Hospitals in the East Midlands are struggling to meet new clinical standards for seven day services even during normal weekday hours, according to a region-wide analysis, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 05.05.2015: Miliband: NHS faces 'financial bombshell'

HSJ - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:02
Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned that the NHS faces a “financial bombshell” in 2015, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ daily digest: The ever shorter arm of Monitor

HSJ - Fri, 01/05/2015 - 19:00
HSJ’s daily digest of Friday’s significant developments for healthcare leaders
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