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07.01.2015 HSJ Live: NHS England appoints director for new care models

HSJ - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 09:40
HSJ chief executive of the year Samantha Jones will join NHS England this month as director of new models of care for NHS England, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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07.01.2015 HSJ Live: Labour calls for emergency summit on A&E pressures

HSJ - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 09:40
Labour calls for summit to find ways to ease pressure on A&Es after worst waiting times on record, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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07.01.2015 HSJ Live: 'Major incident' declared at Addenbrooke's A&E

HSJ - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 09:40
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust says it is seeing ‘unprecedented’ demand, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Three southern CSUs to formally merge

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 17:22
Three commissioning support units have announced they are planning to enter into a formal merger.
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A&E performance at all-time low as emergency admissions peak

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 11:33
Hospitals say there is ‘unprecedented’ demand on their emergency services as admissions hit their highest level in 10 years.
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Exclusive: Ombudsman cleared of wrongdoing despite weaknesses

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 10:34
The Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman has been criticised over its handling of four contracts worth more than £1m by the National Audit Office, but ombudsman Dame Julie Mellor was cleared of wrongdoing.
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Exclusive: Ombudsman cleared of 'wrongdoing' over contracts

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 10:34
The Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman has been criticised over its handling of four contracts worth more than £1m by the National Audit Office, but ombudsman Dame Julie Mellor was cleared of any wrongdoing.
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Health at a glance: Europe 2014

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 09:54

European Commission - 
This report presents the latest information on health and health systems in 35 European countries, including all European Union member states, candidate countries (with the exception of Albania due to limited data availability) and European Free Trade Association countries.

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The rich picture: people with cancer

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 09:33

Macmillan Cancer UK - 
This document is a collation of the key available evidence about the numbers, needs and experiences of people affected by cancer. It finds that 2.5 million people today are living with cancer in the UK, an increase of over half a million over the past five years. It argues that this increase puts huge pressure on the NHS, which will have difficulty coping unless urgent action is taken by all political parties.

 

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HSJ Live 06.01.2015: Emergency departments declare 'major incidents' due to severe pressure

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 07:00
Hospitals across the country struggle to cope with accident and emergency numbers, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 06.01.2015: Clegg pledges £8bn extra for the NHS by 2020

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 07:00
Liberal Democrats pledge depends on ongoing economic growth and the elimination of the budget deficit, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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Clegg pledges £8bn extra for the NHS by 2020

HSJ - Tue, 06/01/2015 - 00:01
The Liberal Democrats have become the first major party to publicly commit to increasing NHS funding to levels recommended in the NHS Five Year Forward View – but the pledge depends on ongoing economic growth and the elimination of the budget deficit.
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Mental health treatment requirement: a guide to integrated delivery

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:58

Department of Health (DH) - 
This non-statutory guidance seeks to provide support to service commissioning and provider agencies so that appropriate mental health service provision and inter-agency partnerships enable mental health treatment requirements delivery locally.

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The first year: the Independent Information Governance Oversight Panel’s report to the Secretary of State for Health

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:54

Department of Health (DH) - 
This report looks at whether health and social care organisations are sharing information wisely and preventing improper disclosure of personal data. It shows evidence of pockets of exemplary practice but the overall picture is of a need for improvement. It concludes that a basic condition for building public trust is a commitment to more transparency about how data is collected, stored and used. It argues that individuals must also be able to opt out of data sharing arrangements and be confident that their wishes are being respected consistently across the system.

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'Success regime' outlined by national officials

HSJ - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:03
Struggling health economies will agree a ‘single, collective short term plan’ as well as medium term proposals for transformation under the ‘success regime’ proposed by national officials for 2015-16.
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National bodies pledge to root out 'misaligned' annual plans

HSJ - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:02
National bodies have pledged to work ‘closely’ together to identify plans based on misaligned or unrealistic assumptions between providers and commissioners.
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National bodies pledge to root out 'misaligned' annual plans

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:02
National bodies have pledged to work ‘closely’ together to identify plans based on misaligned or unrealistic assumptions between providers and commissioners.
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Unrealistic better care fund targets must be revised, says NHS England

HSJ - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:02
Projected savings of more than £250m from the government’s flagship integrated care policy are at risk after NHS England said the reductions in emergency activity underpinning them would have to be ‘revised downward’ to become more realistic.
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National bodies pledge to route out 'misaligned' annual plans

HSJ - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:02
National bodies have pledged to work ‘closely’ together to identify plans based on misaligned or unrealistic assumptions between providers and commissioners.
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National bodies pledge to route out 'misaligned' annual plans

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 05/01/2015 - 11:02
National bodies have pledged to work ‘closely’ together to identify plans based on misaligned or unrealistic assumptions between providers and commissioners.
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