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Immigration officers at London trust for patient charging pilot

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 12:08
FINANCE: The Home Office has sent immigration officers into a London trust to help administrative staff identify foreign patients who could be charged for treatment.
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NHS providers explore taking over Cornish community services

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 11:32
NHS trusts in Cornwall are exploring whether they could provide a suitable home for over 20 community services, HSJ has learned.
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London's devolution demands revealed

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 10:58
Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
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Councils 'running out of time' to prepare for public health cuts

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 10:58
Councils are ‘running out of time’ to make the £200m of in-year cuts to public health budgets announced by the chancellor last month, HSJ’s sister title Local Government Chronicle has been told.
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HSJ Live 15.07.2015: Final decision made on Healthier Together

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 08:00
The final decision on major changes to hospital services across Greater Manchester has been made this afternoon, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 15.07.2015: Final decision due on Healthier Together

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 08:00
The final decision on major changes to hospital services across Greater Manchester is due this afternoon, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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HSJ Live 15.07.2015: Exclusive - CCGs need to ‘radically evolve to have a future’

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 08:00
Clinical commissioning groups need to ‘radically evolve’ to be sustainable once new care models are developed, according to Nuffield Trust report, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment
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Crisp: Mental health beds shortage actually a discharge crisis

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 01:01
A perceived crisis in the availability of mental health beds is actually caused by delayed patient discharges, according to an inquiry chaired by Lord Crisp.
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Hospital mortality rates 'should not be smoke alarm' for poor quality

HSJ - Wed, 15/07/2015 - 00:30
The NHS should not use hospital-wide mortality rates as a ‘smoke alarm’ to identify poor quality hospitals, a major study has concluded.
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Exclusive: CCGs need to ‘radically evolve to have a future’

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 19:00
Clinical commissioning groups would need to ‘radically evolve’ to be sustainable once new care models are developed, according to a report commissioned by the Nuffield Trust.
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Executive Summary: The future’s north of Birmingham

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 17:49
HSJ’s roundup of Tuesday’s key stories
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Nearly 600 GP practices closed since 2010

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:24
Nearly 600 GP practices have closed in the last five years, data seen by HSJ reveals.
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‘Urgent’ stroke review underway in Kent and Medway

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:50
STRUCTURE: There is an ‘urgent need’ to improve stroke services across Kent and Medway, commissioners have decided.
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Lords approve devolution bill 'wrecking' amendment

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:02
The government has suffered a blow to its insistence on places adopting directly elected mayors in return for substantial devolution deals.
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Devolution amendment 'at odds' with government's stance

HSJ - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:02
The government has suffered a blow to its insistence on places adopting directly elected mayors in return for substantial devolution deals.
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Reimagining place-based health: survey

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 12:04

New Local Government Network (NLGN) - 
NLGN and Collaborate have launched a major new commission imagining the future of place-based health. Chaired by Lord Victor Adebowale, the commission will tackle the most challenging questions facing both the NHS and local councils today as they struggle with rising demand, reducing budgets and the changing demographics of their service users. The first half of this survey is about early intervention and prevention and will take around 10 minutes to complete. The second half of the survey is a call for evidence for specific early intervention and prevention initiatives happening in your locality. This survey is intended for people working in local government and the health sector. Respondent and organisation names will not be used in any publication.

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Commissioning and statutory funding arrangements for hospices in England: survey results 2015

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 12:02

Together for Short Lives - 
This report of a survey of 117 hospices found that more than two thirds of the hospices report that their statutory funding was frozen or slashed in 2014/15, largely because of financial restrictions on NHS commissioners or stand still budgets. It calls on the government to set out how it will bring about fair and sustainable statutory funding for hospice and palliative care.

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Annual report and accounts 2014/15

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 11:51

Health Education England - 
This report outlines Health Education England's activities for the year 2014/15 and their progress against their strategic priorities.

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Opportunity knocks: designing solutions for an ageing society

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 11:48

International Longevity Centre - UK - 
The report warns that without technological innovation over the next decade, health and care cost could be higher than currently projected by the Office of Budget Responsibility. The report argues that there is significant potential for responding to the challenges of ageing due to developments in wearable technologies, big data, 3D printing, cloud computing, the internet of things, and smart cities.

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The case for investing in public health: the strengthening public health services and capacity

NHS Evidence - health management - Tue, 14/07/2015 - 11:38

World Health Organization (WHO) - 
This public health summary outlines quick returns on investment for health and other sectors for interventions that promote physical activity and healthy employment; address housing and mental health; and reduce road traffic injuries and violence. This report gives examples of interventions with early returns on investment and approaches with longer-term gains. Investing in cost-effective interventions to reduce costs to the health sector and other sectors can help create sustainable health systems and economies for the future.

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