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Local influence over community hospitals at risk, warns Devon trust chief

HSJ - Mon, 16/02/2015 - 10:53
COMMERCIAL: The leader of a Devon trust has warned that local influence over how a number of its community hospitals are used will lessen if it loses possession of the sites.
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HSJ Live 16.02.2015: Exclusive poll - NHS set to become defining election issue

HSJ - Mon, 16/02/2015 - 07:00
Voters rank NHS as a top priority determining who they will support in May, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Exclusive: Labour campaigning on NHS pays off with poll boost

HSJ - Mon, 16/02/2015 - 00:01
The public increasingly trust Labour to manage the NHS, and support the policies unveiled last month in the party’s 10 year vision for the service, the latest of HSJ/FTI Consulting pre-election poll has found.
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Exclusive poll: NHS may be deciding election issue

HSJ - Mon, 16/02/2015 - 00:01
The NHS looks likely to be a defining issue in this year’s general election, with undecided voters in marginal seats ranking it as important to their choice, according to HSJ’s latest pre-election poll.
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Guidance to support the introduction of access and waiting time standards for mental health services in 2015/16

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:35

NHS England - 
This guidance is aimed at CCGs and how new access and waiting time standards for mental health services are to be introduced. It explains the case for change in four areas and sets out the expectations of local commissioners for delivery during the year ahead working with providers and other partners.

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Helping the NHS cope with system pressures

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 16:22

NAVCA - 
This briefing aims to demonstrate the support that voluntary and community organisations can provide in reducing pressures on A&E services during times of peak demand. It demonstrates the many different ways charities and community groups support health outcomes and how the co-ordinating role of local infrastructure can be key to helping local health bodies’ work with smaller organisations.

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Pharmacy legislation on dispensing errors and standards consultation

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:53

Department of Health (DH) - 
This consultation seeks views on proposals for changes to the legislation on dispensing errors and registered pharmacy standards and other related matters.

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QOF 'bad for health', says NHS England GP leader

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:21
NHS England’s most senior GP leaders have criticised the national GP pay for performance framework as ‘bad for health’. Clinicians should instead be incentivised to work more closely with other parts of the health system, they said.
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Social enterprises win Cornwall out of hours contract

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:03
COMMERCIAL: A social enterprise consortium will replace Serco as the provider of out of hours GP services across Cornwall.
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Making NICE guidelines mandatory ‘counterproductive’, says former chair

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 11:47
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s former chair Sir Michael Rawlins has criticised NHS commissioners for ‘poorly implementing’ the body’s guidelines but said making them mandatory would be ‘counterproductive’.
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Norfolk and Suffolk FT withdraws from mutuals project

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 11:40
STRUCTURE: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has today announced its withdrawal from the government’s Mutuals in Health pathfinder project.
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National fund needed to address paramedic shortage, says ambulance chief

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 11:13
An ambulance trust chief executive has warned that the lack of a national funding scheme for training paramedics could only exacerbate workforce shortages if it is not tackled.
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National fund needed to address paramedic shortage, says ambulance chief

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 11:13
An ambulance trust chief executive has warned that the lack of a national funding scheme for training paramedics could only exacerbate workforce shortages if it is not tackled.
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HSJ Live 13.02.2015: Making NICE guidelines mandatory ‘counterproductive’, says former chair

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 07:00
Former NICE chair criticises NHS commissioners for ‘poorly implementing’ body’s guidelines. plus the rest of today’s news
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HSJ Live 13.02.2015: Search on for top workplaces in healthcare

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 07:00
The search is on for the best places to work in healthcare plus the rest of today’s news
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HSJ seeks best places to work in the NHS

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in the NHS.
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HSJ seeks best places to work in the NHS

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in the NHS.
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Exclusive: DH bailouts already higher than 2013-14 total

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
The total value of trust bailouts paid out by the Department of Health so far this financial year has already outstripped last year’s total, HSJ research shows.
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HSJ seeks best places to work in healthcare

HSJ - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in healthcare.
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HSJ seeks best places to work in healthcare

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 13/02/2015 - 06:00
HSJ is looking for the best places to work in healthcare.
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