Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 25.06.15: Kirkup warns of 'disaster' if focus shifts to financial savings

HSJ - Thu, 25/06/2015 - 10:50
Morecambe Bay inquiry chair warns of ‘disastrous’ consequence for the NHS if its focuses too much on financial savings, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 25.06.15: Exclusive - Preferred bidder named for £285m 'prime provider' contract

HSJ - Thu, 25/06/2015 - 10:50
Social enterprise-led consortium named preferred bidder for £285m ‘prime provider’ community services contract, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Exclusive: Preferred bidder named for £285m 'prime provider' contract

HSJ - Thu, 25/06/2015 - 08:00
STRUCTURE: A consortium bid led by social enterprise Locala has been selected as the preferred bidder for a ‘prime provider’ community services contract worth £285m, HSJ can reveal.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Executive Summary: Curtain opens again on safe staffing drama

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 18:09
HSJ’s roundup of Wednesday’s key stories
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Housing for Health

NHS Evidence - health management - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 16:55

NHS Alliance -
This website is intended to provide easily digestible information about housing and some insights into ways in which new health-housing partnerships, might achieve the necessary transformation in health. It was prepared following interviews with General Practitioners, Clinical Commissioners, Practice Managers and other community health professionals.

Categories: Latest News Feeds

Exclusive: Leaked NHS England study links nursing numbers and care quality

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 14:04
A leaked NHS England study has revealed a significant relationship between the number of nurses on duty in hospitals and 40 indicators of patient care and outcomes.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Improve paramedic stroke training, say patients

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:57
PERFORMANCE: Paramedics at London Ambulance Service Trust need to be better trained to recognise the symptoms of stroke, a patient’s group has said.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Stockport 'likely to be final specialist site', sources say

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:40
STRUCTURE: Senior figures in Greater Manchester’s provider sector believe Stockport is the favourite to be the region’s fourth site for emergency surgery, HSJ understands.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Hunt: 5,000 new GPs the 'maximum' in five years

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:18
Jeremy Hunt has said recruiting 5,000 additional GPs would be the ‘maximum’ possible within the next five years.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Hunt: 5,000 new GPs the 'maximum' in five years

HSJ Workforce - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 13:18
Jeremy Hunt has said recruiting 5,000 additional GPs would be the ‘maximum’ possible within the next five years.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

A&E shake-up restarts in attempt to reverse FT’s financial woes

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 12:01
STRUCTURE: Controversial plans to reconfigure emergency services at two Yorkshire hospitals have been relaunched, amid concerns about their financial sustainability and staffing levels.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Treasury slammed for targeting public health underspend

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 10:32
This year’s council public health budgets were targeted for cuts by the Treasury because of a multimillion pound underspend in 2013-14.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.06.15: Stockport 'likely to be final specialist site', sources say

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 08:00
Senior provider figures believe Stockport is favourite to be the region’s fourth emergency surgery site, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.06.15: CQC hits back at RCGP demand to 'halt' inspections

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 08:00
The watchdog says it is ‘extremely disappointed’ at RCGP’s call for ‘emergency pause to inspections’, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

HSJ Live 24.06.15: Comment - reform the NHS payment system

HSJ - Wed, 24/06/2015 - 08:00
The current NHS payment system will hold back the Five Year Forward View, argues Harry Quilter-Pinner from the Institute for Public Policy Research, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Executive Summary: Inspectors told where to go

HSJ - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 18:06
HSJ’s round up of Tuesday’s key stories
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Micro-enterprises: small enough to care?

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:18

University of Birmingham - 
This project tested the relationship between size and performance in organisations providing adult social care to see if micro-enterprises outperform larger care providers in delivering services to users that are valued; innovative; personalised and cost-effective. It found that micro-enterprises offer a more personal service to customers than larger enterprises such as agencies or local authorities, as well as providing better value for money.

Categories: Latest News Feeds

CQC to fight 'risk of bias' against private providers

HSJ - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:09
The Care Quality Commission is trying to recruit more advisers from the independent sector to guard against the risk of ‘bias’ in the way it assesses private providers, an adviser to the regulator has said.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

CQC to fight 'risk of bias' against private providers

HSJ Workforce - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:09
The Care Quality Commission is trying to recruit more advisers from the independent sector to guard against the risk of ‘bias’ in the way it assesses private providers, an adviser to the regulator has said.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Health and climate change: policy responses to protect public health

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 23/06/2015 - 13:49

The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change - 
This final report of the Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change highlights the threat that climate change poses to public health. It argues that there is a key opportunity to invest in public health and build a resilient health system.
Please note that this requires free registration to access the full-text.

Categories: Latest News Feeds

Pages

Subscribe to Healthcare People Management Association aggregator - Latest News Feeds