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Exclusive: NHS England puts provider rescue plan at risk, teaching hospitals warn

HSJ - Thu, 07/04/2016 - 08:00
Angry teaching hospitals have warned that new conditions imposed by NHS England on quality incentive payments put efforts to bring the provider sector into the black at risk.
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Daily Insight: Another warning for Southern Health

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 18:58
The must read stories from Wednesday
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NHS England to investigate £1.2bn Staffordshire contracts following Cambridgeshire failure

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 18:30
NHS England will investigate two contentious contract tenders as part of the follow-up to last week’s review into the failed Cambridgeshire older people’s service contract, HSJ has learned.
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Global report on diabetes

NHS Evidence - health management - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 14:42

World Health Organization -
This report issues a call for action on diabetes, drawing attention to the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease. It demonstrates that the number of adults living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults. Factors driving this dramatic rise include overweight and obesity.

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Updated: NHS Improvement threatens 'management changes' at Southern Health

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 14:39
NHS Improvement has said it could make “management changes” if there is not improvement at Southern Health Foundation Trust, after the CQC issued the provider with a warning notice over safety concerns.
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Breaking: CQC issues warning notice to Southern Health over safety

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 14:39
The Care Quality Commission has issued a warning notice to Southern Health Foundation Trust, requiring the troubled organisation to take urgent action to improve its arrangements for ensuring patient safety.
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Hundreds fewer junior doctors apply for key specialty training

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 14:18
Hundreds of junior doctors have not applied to continue their NHS training in key hospital based specialties, according to data from Health Education England.
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CCG’s drug ordering scheme will save ‘£8m a year’

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 11:47
FINANCE: Leaders of a West Midlands clinical commissioning group have estimated that a pilot scheme designed to cut medicines waste will save them up to £8m a year.
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NHS property company to raise rents to market levels

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 11:34
Many GPs and other primary care providers will be billed for higher rents from this month in a move towards charging market rates for NHS properties.
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Royal college lambasts CCGs over restricting access to surgery

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 08:00
Six clinical commissioning groups have been accused of ignoring or misrepresenting clinical guidance in order to restrict access to vital surgery.
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Cancer wait performance declines significantly in London

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 08:00
The latest cancer data shows a significant decline in waiting times performance for north London boroughs.
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CCG looks into spike in spending with private provider

HSJ - Wed, 06/04/2016 - 08:00
FINANCE: Commissioners in Blackpool are investigating a sharp increase in activity and costs with a private provider, despite GP referrals only rising slightly.
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Daily Insight: A day of comings and goings

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 18:30
HSJ’s round-up of Tuesday’s must read stories and debate
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Trust chief stands down after 19 years to lead success regime

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 15:00
Angela Pedder is standing down as chief executive of Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust to become “lead chief executive” of the local success regime.
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Former DH finance chief joins NHS Improvement board

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 12:10
Former Department of Health finance chief Richard Douglas has been named as a non-executive director at NHS Improvement.
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Nurses could be offered enhanced rates to return to NHS

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 11:40
WORKFORCE: A foundation trust is considering paying nurses enhanced hourly rates to attract them back from agency work.
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Deputy ombudsman resigns in wake of cover-up

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 11:36
The deputy parliamentary and health service ombudsman Mick Martin has resigned from his role at the NHS complaints watchdog after his involvement in covering up the sexual harassment of an NHS director was revealed by HSJ.
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Updated: Deputy ombudsman resigns in wake of cover-up

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 11:36
The deputy parliamentary and health service ombudsman Mick Martin has resigned from his role at the NHS complaints watchdog after his involvement in covering up the sexual harassment of an NHS director was revealed by HSJ.
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Breaking: Deputy ombudsman resigns in wake of cover-up

HSJ - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 11:36
The deputy parliamentary and health service ombudsman Mick Martin has resigned from his role at the NHS complaints watchdog after his involvement in covering up the sexual harassment of an NHS director was revealed by HSJ.
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Dementia advisers survey: survey of provision of dementia adviser services

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 05/04/2016 - 10:58

Department of Health (DH) - 
Dementia advisers provide a single identifiable point of contact for people with dementia and their carers following a diagnosis. They have knowledge of and direct access to the whole range of available local services, providing advice, information about where to get care and enabling contact with other services. This report, from Age UK and Ipsos MORI, contains findings from a survey into the provision of dementia adviser services throughout England.

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