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Manchester to launch single 'out of hospital provider' in April

HSJ - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 13:31
STRUCTURE: Health leaders in Manchester will aim to create a single provider of out of hospital services by April 2017, as well as merging two major teaching trusts.
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MCP plan poses 'significant risks to trust’s future', says chief executive

HSJ - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 13:17
The chief executive of Dudley Group Foundation Trust has said Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group’s plans for a new multispecialty community provider contract “pose significant risks” to its future.
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CQC spent over £70k recruiting whistleblower guardian

HSJ - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 12:02
The Care Quality Commission spent £71,600 recruiting the national guardian for NHS whistleblowers, HSJ can reveal.
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Exclusive: CQC says regulation must not be 'barrier' to new care models

HSJ - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 10:26
The Care Quality Commission has set out plans to ensure regulation is not an “unnecessary barrier to innovation” in the development of new care models.
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Vanguard CCG to take on alliance contract from 2017

HSJ - Wed, 20/07/2016 - 08:00
COMMISSIONING: The lead commissioner for a multispecialty community provider in Yorkshire has said it will work create an alliance contract from next year before going on to establish a “single big entity”.
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Daily Insight: Simon and Bruce face committee grilling

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 19:07
The must read stories and talking points from Tuesday
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What we learned from Stevens and Keogh at the health committee

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 18:54
Several critical points were made by NHS England’s chief executive and medical director to MPs today - including Sir Bruce Keogh distancing himself from the junior doctors contract row.
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Stevens calls for new NHS 'investment fund'

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 18:00
Simon Stevens has called for the government to take advantage of record low borrowing costs to set up an NHS “investment fund” to pay for infrastructure development.
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System-wide failure identified in damning report into child's death

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 17:29
Multiple NHS organisations involved in the avoidable death of a three-year-old boy failed to properly investigate and identify what happened or learn lessons for the future, according to a new report.
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More South East CCGs plan cuts to IVF services

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 14:00
COMMISSIONING: Ipswich and East Suffolk and West Suffolk clinical commissioning groups have announced plans to cut NHS funded IVF services.
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Assistive and inclusive home technology: a guide for people with sight loss

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 12:16

Thomas Pocklington Trust - 
This guide covers a broad range of assistive technology which can be used for a variety of activities around the home. It provides advice for those looking to purchase products, information on funding and support for occupational therapists and support workers.

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Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 quality criteria

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 12:11

Public Health England (PHE) - 
This self-assessment guide sets out the quality criteria that pharmacies must achieve to gain Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) Level 1 status. The quality criteria and compliance with the self assessment process have been developed by the Healthy Living Pharmacy task group of the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum. The quality criteria have been endorsed and ratified by the Pharmacy and Public Health Forum.

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Health matters: getting every adult active every day

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 12:05

Public Health England (PHE) - 
This resource for health professionals and local authorities and it focuses on the benefits of making more people physically active. It highlights the recommendations for physical activity from the UK Chief Medical Officers' guidelines as well as toolkits and campaigns which can help to promote behaviour change.

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Assessing national capacity for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: global survey

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:57

World Health Organization (WHO) - 
This report highlights the need to intensify national action to meet the global targets governments have agreed to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases. Globally, these four chronic diseases represent the largest cause of death in people aged under 70. The report tracks progress on four time-bound commitments agreed in 2014 to strengthen countries’ abilities to tackle long-term conditions.

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Future of the welfare state: how a greater focus on 'last time buyers' and meeting the housing needs of older people can help solve the housing crisis

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:43

International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) - 
This think piece, published as part of ILC-UK's Future of the state project, argues that building and sustaining enough housebuilding to meet chronic undersupply requires action on all levels and needs to not just focus on younger people. It outlines the financial case and value of investing in housing for older people and it highlights the need for a greater future supply of specialist housing for older people.

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HSJ Live 19.07.16: Stevens pleas on infrastructure fund and workforce

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:35
Simon Stevens has called on the government to create a “substantial NHS 70th Birthday Public Fund for Infrastructure”, ahead of is appearance at the Commons health committee this afternoon
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HSJ Live 19.07.16: Stevens and Keogh face MPs' questions

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:35
Simon Stevens has called on the government to create a “substantial NHS 70th Birthday Public Fund for Infrastructure”, ahead of is appearance at the Commons health committee this afternoon
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HSJ Live 18.07.16: Stevens asks new PM for 'public infrastructure fund'

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:35
Simon Stevens has called on the government to create a ”substantial NHS 70th Birthday Public Fund for Infrastructure”, ahead of is appearance at the Commons health committee this afternoon.
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Transformation funds plugging hospital deficits, say MPs

HSJ - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:25
There are “grave doubts” over attempts to integrate health and social care due to unprecedented financial pressures on the NHS, a group of MPs has concluded.
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A competency framework for all prescribers

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:16

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) - 
RPS have updated the 2012 prescribing competency framework published by NICE and the National Prescribing Centre. The updated framework aims to support all prescribers to prescribe effectively with an aim to significantly improving the quality of lives of patients and improving patient outcomes.

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