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HSJ Live 07.07.2014: HSJ celebrates inspirational women in healthcare

HSJ - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:00
This week HSJ celebrates healthcare’s inspirational women – those driving transformational change within the NHS, both in clinical and non-clinical settings, plus the rest of today’s comment and news
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HSJ celebrates inspirational women in healthcare

HSJ - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 01:01
Showcasing the individuals and organisations driving transformational change in the NHS
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HSJ celebrates inspirational women in healthcare

HSJ Workforce - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 01:01
Showcasing the individuals and organisations driving transformational change in the NHS
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Better care fund bailout for acute trusts is agreed

HSJ - Sat, 05/07/2014 - 01:01
Better care fund cash will be used to compensate acute hospitals when local integration initiatives fail to reduce emergency admissions
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Heart specialists lobby for new aortic surgery pricing

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 15:29
Specialist heart hospitals are lobbying Monitor to speed the introduction of new tariffs for aortic surgery, arguing the current national pricing is losing large sums on some complex procedures.
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Making our communities ready for ageing: a call to action

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 14:54

International Longevity Centre -
This report takes a futures perspective on understanding the evidence about how communities need to adapt to an ageing society. It argues that policy makers must work to ensure that communities do more than cater for our basic needs. The report highlights the importance of supporting walking and cycling in old age as well as the need to ensure housing is adaptable to an ageing society.

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NHS England announces senior appointments

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 14:02
NHS England has announced a slew of senior appointments to strengthen its work on the better care fund and its five year plan.
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NHS England announces senior appointments

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 14:02
NHS England has announced a slew of senior appointments to strengthen its work on the better care fund and its five year plan.
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Commons' blog removed following A&E stats row

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 13:54
The House of Commons Library has stepped back from a major row with Downing Street after heavily criticising David Cameron’s use of NHS statistics.
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Exclusive: Provider ordered to pay whistleblower £80k compensation

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 13:29
A whistleblowing nurse has been awarded £80,000 by an employment tribunal that found she was unfairly dismissed after raising patient safety concerns
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Exclusive: Provider ordered to pay whistleblower £80k compensation

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 13:29
A whistleblowing nurse has been awarded £80,000 by an employment tribunal that found she was unfairly dismissed after raising patient safety concerns
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Monitor 'must get better', says Hodge

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 11:48
The regulator’s effectiveness has been brought into question by the public accounts committee
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A framework for personalised care and population health for nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 11:19

Public Health England -
This framework has been developed as a resource to support nurses, midwives, health visitors and allied health professionals’ access to best evidence and support them in delivery of their public health role. It is also a tool for clinical leaders, managers and commissioners to develop services which use the knowledge and skills of healthcare practitioners to deliver the best health outcomes for the populations they serve.

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Hospital lock out to continue into another week

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 11:08
WORKFORCE: A lockout of NHS pathology staff at Northampton General Hospital over a pay dispute will continue into next week.
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Monitor: regulating NHS foundation trusts

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 10:55

House of Commons Public Accounts Committee -
This report finds the number of NHS foundation trusts in difficulty is growing, possibly casting doubt on Monitor’s effectiveness as their regulator. It suggests that responsibility for overseeing the provision of healthcare is fragmented, and there is a strong risk of regulatory overlaps and gaps between Monitor’s role and those of other bodies, including the Care Quality Commission, the NHS Trust Development Authority, NHS England and the Department of Health. The report makes several recommendations for improvement.

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Can we live with how we're dying? Advancing the case for free social care at the end of life

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 10:40

Macmillan Cancer Support -
According to this report the NHS could save approximately £69 million a year by providing community care to allow cancer patients in England to die at home instead of in hospital. It sets out the economic and moral case for providing free social care to people at the end of life. It also finds that three in four health professionals believe the vast majority of cancer patients in hospital in the last few days of life would have no medical need to be there if there were alternative community-based services available.

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HSJ Live 04.07.2014: Last day to enter HSJ Awards 2014

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 10:25
The deadline to nominate your organisation for this year’s HSJ Awards is tonight. Plus the rest of today’s news and comment
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4 July issue of HSJ is ready to read on the app

HSJ - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 01:01
This week’s issue of HSJ magazine is now available to read on our tablet app.
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Cambridge University Hospitals no longer in breach of its licence

HSJ - Thu, 03/07/2014 - 16:01
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust is no longer in breach of its licence after improving its financial and clinical performance, Monitor has announced.
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Exclusive: Salford Royal admits 'significant failings' within surgery division

HSJ - Thu, 03/07/2014 - 15:41
One of England’s most high profile foundation trusts has admitted it unknowingly left hundreds of patients waiting more than 18 weeks for orthopaedic surgery
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