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Success of hospital cash incentive scheme tails off

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 12:36
A project that aimed to reduce death rates in hospitals using financial incentives has seen its initial period of success tail off, research reveals.
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Hospital slammed for 'extortionate' staff parking fees

HSJ Workforce - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 11:04
Hospital managers have been branded immoral for introducing ‘extortionate’ parking charges for staff who need their cars for work.
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Hospital slammed for 'extortionate' staff parking fees

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 11:04
Hospital bosses have been branded immoral for introducing “extortionate” parking charges for staff who need their cars for work.
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A national review of choices in end of life care

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:38

National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) - 
This independent review seeks information which will outline the kinds of choices that people would like to be able to make at the end of life and information about the funding, systems and processes that would be needed to enable choices to be acted upon. The review focuses on end of life care for adults aged 18 and over, and within the current legal framework. Therefore, it does not focus on assisted dying or anything that would involve changes to mental capacity legislation. The deadline for responses to the review is 30 September 2014.

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Consultation on indicative sanctions guidance, apologies and warnings

NHS Evidence - health management - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:18

General Medical Council (GMC) - 
This consultation seeks responses to proposals that doctors who have harmed patients could face sanctions even if they can show they have subsequently improved their practice in serious cases. The proposals are part of a major consultation on how doctors should be dealt with when serious complaints about them are upheld. The deadline for responses to this consultation is 14 November 2014.

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CQC's 'experts by experience' procurement delayed

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:00
The Care Quality Commission has ‘paused’ its search for new organisations to recruit, train and manage inspectors with personal experience of health and social care just a month after the service was put out to tender.
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DH sets health visiting services provision for local authorities

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 01:01
Department of Health sets out five services councils must run
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Help us find the top innovators driving patient engagement

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 01:01
Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?
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22 August issue of HSJ is ready to read on the app

HSJ - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 01:01
This week’s issue of HSJ magazine is now available to read on our tablet app.
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Ambitious for recovery: tackling drug and alcohol addiction in the UK

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 13:33

Centre for Social Justice - 
This report outlines and forecasts addiction problems in the UK and warns that deaths linked to ‘legal highs’ could overtake those linked to heroin by 2016. Amongst some of the recommendations suggested is a 'treatment tax' which should be added to the cost of alcohol in shops to fund a new generation of rehabilitation centres and stem the tide of Britain's addiction problem.

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HEE puts spotlight on patient safety education

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:22
Health Education England has appointed a former president of the Royal College of Surgeons to head a panel tasked with embedding patient safety in healthcare training.  
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HEE puts spotlight on patient safety education

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:22
Health Education England has appointed a former president of the Royal College of Surgeons to head a panel tasked with embedding patient safety in healthcare training.  
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London’s diabetes care pathway: commissioning recommendations for psychological support

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 11:34

NHS London Strategic Clinical Networks - 
This document provides guidance on emotional and psychological support on the London diabetes care pathway. It uses information gathered from discussions with professionals and patients, and from surveys about local provision.

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Assessing the social and community risks of council spending cuts in Scotland

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 11:29

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - 
This paper explores how councils in Scotland can adequately consider social and community risks when making austerity cuts to services; identifies barriers to better risk assessment and how to overcome these; and considers opportunities to promote impact assessment through new policies on joint working in health and social care, and community planning partnerships.

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Lamb: Children's mental services 'stuck in the dark ages'

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:43
Care minister Norman Lamb said services available to young people are ‘not fit for purpose’
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Exclusive: Hospital trust sector deficit could breach £750m this year

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 08:00
The NHS acute sector is expecting to record a net deficit in excess of £750m for the current financial year, exclusive HSJ research shows.
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Progress on choice of provider has stalled, figures show

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 08:00
The proportion of patients who said they were offered a choice of provider on referral has slightly fallen since 2010, despite a coalition’s commitment to oversee an increase.
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Help us find the top innovators driving structural reform within healthcare

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 01:01
Who are the people finding new ways to tackle the challenges facing the sector?
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Health economies across the country face acute sector deficits

HSJ - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 01:01
Hospital trust financial problems have now spread across England, with the acute sector in the majority of health economies expecting an overall deficit in 2014-15.
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Emergency services face sweeping payment system reform

HSJ - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 18:09
NHS England and Monitor have floated proposals for sweeping reform of the payment systems for emergency healthcare, to help bring about the changes envisaged by the Keogh review of urgent and emergency care.
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