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Creating effective hospital-community partnerships to build a culture of health

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 14:20

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) -
This guide argues that effective and sustainable hospital-community partnerships are critical to building a culture of health. This means creating a society that gives all individuals an equal opportunity to live the healthiest life they can, whatever their ethnic, geographic, racial, socioeconomic or physical circumstances may be. This guide focuses on how hospitals and communities can develop and sustain partnerships.

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Hinchingbrooke chair: Ditching Circle management structure key to turnaround

HSJ - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 13:27
INTERVIEW: Replacing the management structure put in by the private firm which ran Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust for three years was a key driver for turning around its performance, the trust’s chair has told HSJ.
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Chief executives warned over breaches to junior doctors contract

HSJ - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 13:16
National leaders have warned NHS trusts not to breach the terms of the new junior doctors contract related to safer working hours guardians, after it emerged some trusts had failed to implement the role properly.
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Consultation on specialised services clinical commissioning policies and service specifications

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:54

NHS England - 
NHS England has launched a public consultation on a proposed clinical commissioning policy proposition on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. The closing date for comments is 23 September 2016.

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The public health skills and knowledge framework

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:46

Public Health England -
This tool aims to be reflective of the prevailing public health landscape, ensuring the public health workforce continues to develop the skills and competences needed both now and in future. It is accompanied by a user guide, setting out how it can be used by individuals, employers and educational providers working in public health.

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Delayed discharges and hospital type: evidence from the English NHS

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:40

Centre for Health Economics -
Delayed discharges of patients from hospital, commonly known as bed-blocking, is a long standing policy concern. Delays can increase the overall cost of treatment and may worsen patient outcomes. This paper investigates how delayed discharges vary by hospital type, and the extent to which such differences can be explained by demography, case mix, the availability of long-term care and hospital governance as reflected in whether the hospital has Foundation Trust status, which gives greater financial autonomy and flexibility in staffing and pay.

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What if people controlled their own health data?

NHS Evidence - health management - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:33

The King's Fund -
Health data offers the opportunity to develop a better health system for the future, but people need to believe their data is in safe hands. In the latest of our collection of essays exploring hypothetical scenarios for the future of health and care, Matthew Honeyman discusses how to realise the full potential of using this data.

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Former franchise trust to exit special measures

HSJ - Thu, 11/08/2016 - 01:01
PERFORMANCE: The district general hospital run for three years by a private company is to exit special measures after being rated good by the CQC, just over a year after it was handed back to full NHS control.
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Daily Insight: Big business eyed for board roles

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 18:50
HSJ’s pick of the must read stories and debate from Wednesday
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Major acute trust to be rated inadequate

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 17:25
QUALITY: A large acute trust in Greater Manchester is set to be rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission, HSJ understands.
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Updated: Junior doctors granted new whistleblowing protection

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 13:08
Health Education England has said it will extend whistleblowing protection to junior doctors in the NHS following concerns trainee medics were at risk of detrimental treatment.
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Junior doctors granted new whistleblowing protection

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 13:08
Health Education England has said it will extend whistleblowing protection to junior doctors in the NHS following concerns trainee medics were at risk of detrimental treatment.
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Integrated care a 'main priority' for Greater Manchester, says Burnham

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:57
Andy Burnham, Labour’s candidate to become Greater Manchester’s first elected mayor, has said handing control of running the region’s social care services to the NHS would be one of his “main priorities” if he is elected to the new role.
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Trust gets fourth chief in a year as former directors face disciplinary hearings

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 12:15
LEADERSHIP: A fourth interim chief executive has been appointed at a troubled NHS trust in the North West, as three former senior officers face disciplinary hearings.
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Ministers accused of 'preventing real NHS devolution'

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 08:30
Ministers have been accused of “preventing devolution of healthcare budgets and powers” in a new report.
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FTSE 100 companies’ 'top talent' could fill NHS board roles

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 08:00
NHS Improvement is courting more than a dozen FTSE 100 companies to source new non-executive directors to sit on NHS trust boards, HSJ has learned.
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Mental health sector to move away from block contracts

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 08:00
Mental health commissioners and providers have been told to move away from “unaccountable” block contracts next year and link a proportion of payments to outcomes and new waiting time targets.
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Mental health trust judged inadequate for safety

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 01:01
QUALITY: A mental health trust has been told it has not learned lessons from its inspection in 2014 and has been rated inadequate for safety by the Care Quality Commission.
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Trust plans night time A&E closure after reaching 'crisis point'

HSJ - Wed, 10/08/2016 - 01:01
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has set out plans to temporarily close Grantham Hospital’s emergency department at night time because of staff shortages and patient safety concerns.
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Daily Insight: Can NHSI avoid a back-office backlash?

HSJ - Tue, 09/08/2016 - 18:47
The must read stories and debate in health
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