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New job for HR director axed by Wirral

HSJ - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:22
WORKFORCE: A human resources director made redundant by Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust with what appears to be a six figure pay off earlier this year has started work at another trust in the North West.
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NICE on the offensive in row over breast cancer drug

HSJ - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:01
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has taken the unprecedented step of expressing its “disappointment” with a multinational drug giant in a row over a new breast cancer drug and government’s pricing deal with the pharmaceutical industry
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8 August issue of HSJ is ready to read on the app

HSJ - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 01:01
This week’s issue of HSJ magazine is now available to read on our tablet app.
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Monitor ‘reluctantly’ allows delay to Peterborough tender

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 18:50
COMMERCIAL: Monitor has granted Peterborough and Stamford Foundation Trust a “short delay” to its planned tender for a partner to help it secure financial sustainability.
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An independent review into creating an open and honest reporting culture in the NHS

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 16:19

Freedom To Speak Up -
This review was announced on 24 June 2014 by the Secretary of State for Health and is led by Sir Robert Francis QC. Sir Robert wants to hear from as many people as possible who have experiences, both good and bad, of raising concerns in the NHS. It will gather information in a number of ways including an invitation to share experiences and ideas, seminars and research projects. A report containing the findings is planned for November 2014.

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Bedford MSK referrals dip after contract switch

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 16:16
Bedford Hospital Trust has seen musculoskeletal referrals drop by around 30 per cent in the first quarter since the service was restructured under a prime vendor contract, HSJ has learned.
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Healthcare UK: review of progress 2013-14 and business plan 2014-15

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 15:56

Department of Health -
This slide deck summarises Healthcare UK’s performance against the targets set for 2013 to 2014 and highlights the main points of the business plan for the current year. It also looks at opportunities for digital health in China and future priorities.

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'Safeguard our NHS' in trade deal

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 12:38
Most voters in key battleground constituencies want to see the NHS safeguarded from a new trade deal which campaigners claim threatens privatisation of health services, according to a new survey.
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Trust wins council social care contract

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 12:28
COMMERCE: South Tyneside Foundation Trust has won a 10 year local authority contract to run an integrated care services hub.
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Trusts wins council social care contract

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 12:28
COMMERCE: South Tyneside Foundation Trust  has won a ten-year local authority contract to run an integrated care services hub.
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The Friends and Family Test (FFT)

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 11:02

Picker Institute Europe -
This policy briefing looks at the evolution of the FFT from its roots in the Net Promoter Score and briefly trace its history.  It then considers why the FFT has been associated with so much controversy, reflects on the key recommendations in the latest review, and asks whether they go far enough to address the critics’ concerns.

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Minority of patients are offered choice of provider, say Monitor and NHS England

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 10:50
Less than 40 per cent of patients are offered a choice of provider when referred by their GP for an outpatient appointment, according to a survey report published today by NHS England and Monitor.
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NHS England's 'forward view' to scrutinise funding curb effects

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 10:46
The chief executive of NHS England plans to publish a ‘five year forward view’ of the NHS in October that will set out the consequences of continued curbs on healthcare funding.
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Exclusive: Francis to stop the NHS's 'climate of fear' as review launches

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
The role of probing claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated in an exclusive interview with HSJ.
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Exclusive: Francis to stop the NHS's 'climate of fear' as review launches

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
The role of probing claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated in an exclusive interview with HSJ.
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Exclusive: Francis to stop the NHS's 'climate of fear' as review launches today

HSJ - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
The role of probing claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated in an exclusive interview with HSJ.
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Exclusive: Francis to stop the NHS's 'climate of fear' as review launches today

HSJ Workforce - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 07:30
The role of probing claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated in an exclusive interview with HSJ.
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Junior doctors raise patient care concerns

HSJ - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 13:31
Most junior doctors do not feel they have enough time to care for patients, according to a new poll.
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Junior doctors raise patient care concerns

HSJ Workforce - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 13:31
Most junior doctors do not feel they have enough time to care for patients, according to a new poll.
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Junior doctor raise patient care concerns

HSJ - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 13:31
Most junior doctors do not feel they have enough time to care for patients, according to a new poll.
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