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The regulator faces a challenge following changes in its role
King’s fund director of policy Anna Dixon is to join the Department of Health as director of quality and strategy.
Anna Dixon on the Francis report
Failed NHS managers could face blacklistingSubscription
Ministers are considering creating a “blacklist” of NHS managers who preside over failure and would be prevented from working in the health service again, HSJ understands.
Board mandate may be shortenedSubscription
The government is preparing to significantly shorten and simplify its mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board, HSJ has learned. It comes in the wake of widespread criticism of the draft version.
Fixing the broken systemSubscription
Urgent action is needed to change how health and social care are delivered
Monitor licensing could stifle innovation - FTNSubscription
Monitor’s plans for safeguarding services from closure risk “stifling” innovation and preventing trusts from complying with CQC requirements, the Foundation Trust Network has warned.
There is a danger that scarce funds will be diverted from patient care into “more and more inspection” following the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust inquiry, senior figures are set to warn MPs.
A recent Commonwealth Fund survey saw respondents praise the NHS. So are the reforms aimed at addressing the right problems?
The King’s Fund is throwing its weight behind proposals to define and expand the services required from NHS GP contractors.