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A vision for hepatitis C

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 15:08

Hepatitis C Coalition - 
This report calls for the government to improve hepatitis C services now to prevent thousands of unnecessary deaths. It highlights concerns from clinicians and patient and professional groups about the rising rate of hepatitis C related deaths and the need for improved screening and diagnosis.

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Openness and honesty when things go wrong: the professional duty of candour

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:56

General Medical Council (GMC) - 
This consultation, run jointly with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, asks for views on guidance which is designed to support doctors, nurses and midwives in fulfilling their professional duty to be open and honest about mistakes. It also calls on clinical leaders and employers to support doctors, nurses and midwives by creating cultures in the workplace that are open, honest, and where people learn from mistakes so that future patients are protected from harm.

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Exclusive: Stevens warns leaders that funding increase will depend on A&E performance

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 12:36
Senior NHS chiefs have begun ramping up the pressure on providers and commissioners to improve performance in A&E during a round of high level meetings which began last week
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EXCLUSIVE: Resource pleas 'depend on A&E performance', Simon Stevens warns

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 12:36
Senior NHS chiefs have begun ramping up the pressure on providers and commissioners to improve performance in A&E during a round of high level meetings which began last week
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Community trusts not 'squeezed out' by forward view

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:38
Community trusts should play a key role in delivering the new range of care models outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View, a key sector figure has said
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Language controls for nurses, midwives, dentists, dental care professionals, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 11:10

Department of Health (DH) - 
This consultation seeks views on changes to allow professional regulatory bodies to impose language controls on nursing, dental and pharmacy professionals. The proposed changes will allow regulators to put in place systems for carrying out proportionate language controls on European applicants and for taking for taking fitness to practise action where there are concerns about the English language skills of professionals who are already in practice. The consultation closes on 15 December 2014.

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Draft NHS pension scheme transitional regulations 2014

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:50

Department of Health (DH) - 
This consultation seeks views on transitional provisions to change current pension scheme legislation, and the tax treatment of pensions, from 1 April 2015. Responses to the consultation should be sent to nhsreg15@dh.gsi.gov.uk by 25 November 2014.

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Integration pioneer criticised for poor relationships

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:27
A health economy designated as one of the government’s integration pioneers has been warned its poor relationships with social care are putting patients at risk, HSJ has learned.
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HSJ Live 03.11.2014: Community trusts not 'squeezed out' by forward view

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 07:00
Community trusts should play a key role in delivering the new range of care models outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View despite receiving very little mention in the flagship paper, a key sector figure has said, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 03.11.2014: Rehabilitation is not just an 'add on'

HSJ - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 07:00
The true potential of rehabilitation has yet to be tapped, but it could be an integral element of a patient’s care pathway, says Liz Hindmarsh, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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NHS Employers: Reform of pay systems remain a priority

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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NHS Employers: Reform of pay systems remain a priority

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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NHS Employers: We will continue to fight for better pay

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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NHS Employers: We will continue to fight for better pay

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 17:49
The struggle for favourable working conditions goes on
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Person-centred care made simple

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 16:15

Health Foundation - 
This guide seeks to provide a quick overview of person-centred care. This is not a ‘how to’ guide. Instead, it offers a clear explanation of the principles of person-centred care, why it is important, how it has developed, and some examples to help those considering putting person-centred care in to practice. It is written for anyone interested in health and health care, including health care professionals and those who use the NHS.

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Commissioning for value casebooks

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 16:13

NHS Right Care - 
These three case studies present examples of best practice in commissioning. The Vale of York case study showcases how adoption of Right Care methodology helped to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population in the face of inherited debt, a challenging QIPP target and under-staffing. The Slough case study discusses the improvement in patient outcomes and increased patient participation when the Right Care approach was applied to their diabetes services. The final casebook outlines a hypothetical scenario which compares typical diabetes care against an ideal care pathway and models the cost against each scenario.

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Staff engagement guides

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 16:12

NHS Employers - 
These guides were developed in conjunction with the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and were based on the evidence from NIHR's review of staff engagement in the NHS. The guides are aimed at workforce leaders and cover engagement for HR, senior leaders and line managers as well as case studies and a guide on the measurement of engagement.

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Cumbria mental health review will report on trust suicides

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 16:00
A review of mental health services in Cumbria will examine an apparent trend of patient suicides in connection to the local mental health trust, HSJ has learned.
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Ministers take first steps to imposing contract deal on doctors

HSJ - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 15:15
Ministers have taken the first step towards imposing a contract deal on medical consultants and junior doctors
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Ministers take first steps to imposing contract deal on doctors

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 31/10/2014 - 15:15
Ministers have taken the first step towards imposing a contract deal on medical consultants and junior doctors
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