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Care in a post-Brexit climate: how to raise standards and meet workforce challenges

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 12:10

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) - 
This report argues that training and working standards in the care sector need to be improved in order to attract a greater number of UK workers and to avoid labour shortages post-Brexit. It highlights the need for greater investment and funding alongside a workforce strategy that focuses on effective minimum standards for training and qualification; better conditions for workers; and a focus on innovation to drive productivity improvements.

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Financial analysis of STPs

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:33

British Medical Association (BMA) - 
This analysis of the 44 STPs in England estimates that £9.5bn of capital funding is required to create the infrastructure to deliver the plans. The BMA sent out a series of FOI requests and have compiled information for each STP area on the financial needs required to implement the plans in each area. 

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The sustainability and transformation plans: a critical assessment

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:22

Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI) - 
This report assesses the published drafts for STP plans and it raises concerns around the credibility of the implementation measures outlined in the plans. It argues that the scale of the planned reduction in hospital services implies rationing and risks the collapse of some services.

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STP 'guerrilla marketing' campaign to fight public perception of cuts

HSJ - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:17
A sustainability and transformation plan region has invited marketing agencies to express an interest in developing a “social media and guerrilla marketing” campaign to promote its proposals.
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Private provider to rent space from NHS trust for 25 years

HSJ - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 07:00
A major teaching trust in London is leasing the top four floors of its new cancer centre to an American private healthcare provider, in a deal intended to cut running costs for the new NHS facility.
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Exclusive: Trusts 'may overlook safety' under revised regulation regime

HSJ - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 07:00
Patient groups have warned that providers would be “at risk of overlooking quality and safety” under proposed changes to the Care Quality Commission’s rating regime.
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18 week waits, December 2016: explore the maps

HSJ - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 07:00
NHS waiting lists around England, updated for December 2016
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Private cancer hospital to occupy four floors of NHS centre

HSJ - Tue, 14/02/2017 - 07:00
A major teaching trust in London is leasing the top four floors of its new cancer centre to an American private healthcare provider, in a deal intended to cut running costs for the new NHS facility.
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Daily Insight: The NHS's best chief executives revealed

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 17:31
HSJ’s round-up of Monday’s must read stories
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New chief executive revealed for financially troubled trust

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 16:47
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has promoted its nursing director to chief executive.
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Hospital trust names new chief executive

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:23
Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust has appointed Jon Green, the executive chief operating office at nearby West Suffolk Foundation Trust, as its new chief executive.
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A summary of Age UK's Index of Wellbeing in Later Life

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 11:16

Age UK - 
The Index of Wellbeing in Later Life provides a multi-faceted measure of older people's wellbeing across health, social, personal, financial and local environment domains. The report highlights the importance of maintaining meaningful engagement with the world for older people's wellbeing and recommends that work needs to be done in reducing barriers and increasing enablers to societal engagement for the UK's older people.

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Preventing prison suicides: staff perspective

NHS Evidence - health management - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:50

Centre for Mental Health - 
This report is the last in a series stemming from a year-long investigation into suicide in prisons by the Centre for Mental Health and the Howard League for Penal Reform. This report is based on interviews with health care staff working in prisons and those reviewing clinical care following suicide deaths. It finds that find that distress, self-harm and suicide attempts are too often seen as manipulative rather than signs of need and vulnerability among prisoners. And staff shortages, a ‘toxic’ working environment and a failure to recognise the traumatising impact of prison for both prisoners and staff all contribute to an unsafe environment. The report highlights the need for a culture change in prisons to prevent people from losing their lives through suicide.

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More leadership turnover at major hospital trust

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:30
The chair of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Louise Scull, has said she will step down later this year. The news comes just weeks after chief executive Peter Homa announced his retirement.
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Revealed: The NHS’s top trust chief executives in 2017

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 06:55
Standout trends in this year’s rankings include the prevalence of the multi-trust leader, the influence of outstanding CQC ratings and the rise of women chief executives
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How we judged the HSJ top trust chief executives

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 06:55
The 17 judges who helped shape the rankings – and the criteria they used to come to their decisions
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Top Chief Executives 2017: Explore the map

HSJ - Mon, 13/02/2017 - 06:55
Click on a map pin to see more about the organisations led by our Top Chief Executives.
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Daily Insight: Francis four years on

HSJ - Fri, 10/02/2017 - 17:30
HSJ’s round-up of the day’s essential health stories
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Teaching trust cancels planned operations for first time 'in four years'

HSJ - Fri, 10/02/2017 - 16:51
One of the NHS’s largest trusts has been forced to restrict elective activity for the first time in “at least four years” due to high demand, HSJ has learned.
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Stop using expensive management consultants, NHS told

HSJ - Fri, 10/02/2017 - 15:31
Lord Carter has questioned why the NHS spent £640m on external management consultancies, describing the use of the firms as a personal “bugbear”.
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