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Simon Stevens

Forward view: Unprecedented call for NHS funding growth

23-Oct-2014 | By ,

The national leadership of the NHS has issued an unprecedented warning to politicians that it cannot continue at current funding levels, and will need additional resources worth more than 1.5 per cent a year in real terms over the next parliament

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Nick Clegg

Exclusive: Deputy prime minister puts faith in winter funding

21-Oct-2014 | By

Nick Clegg is pushing for next year’s NHS budget to be topped up with enough winter pressures funding to leave the service in a ‘healthy state’ for the next government

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Heartlands Hospital

West Midlands trust could be forced to change leadership

24-Oct-2014 | By

PERFORMANCE: A major West Midlands trust could be forced to change its leadership unless it starts hitting waiting times targets, according to a condition placed on its licence by Monitor.

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Norman Lamb

Lamb admits integration evidence is still 'embryonic'

24-Oct-2014 | By

The care minister has described the evidence that health and social care integration will save money as still ‘embryonic’.

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24 October issue of HSJ is ready to read on the app

24-Oct-2014

This week’s issue of HSJ magazine is now available to read on our tablet app.

Secure hospitals staff to strike

24-Oct-2014 | By The Press Association

Staff at three high security psychiatric hospitals will strike on October 24 following a dispute with the government over health workers’ pay.

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A&E emergency admissions at highest ever level

24-Oct-2014 | By

Emergency admissions to accident and emergency departments have hit their highest level since records began, the latest NHS England figures reveal.

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'New care models' to cover half of England

23-Oct-2014 | By

More than half of England should be covered by new models of providing care, such as hospitals running GP practices, under a major shift proposed by national NHS leaders

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Employers issue warning to doctors over contract talks

23-Oct-2014 | By

NHS Employers has threatened to close the medical consultant contract to new doctors or those changing jobs following last week’s breakdown in pay negotiations with the BMA

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Small hospitals could be paid more under forward view plans

23-Oct-2014 | By

Smaller hospitals could be paid more for the work they do in a bid to ensure they remain viable, under plans set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View.

Health economies to face ‘special measures’ style regime

23-Oct-2014 | By

Whole health economies could face intervention for poor performance under a new approach proposed by the NHS national bodies. It could potentially include a ‘special measures’ approach to areas with serious problems.

Major selloff of unused land mooted by NHS leaders

23-Oct-2014 | By

The next five years could see large scale sell offs of unused NHS property to release funds to help the health service move rapidly to new models of care

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George Osborne

HSJ Live 24.10.2014: Osborne comments on forward view funding demand Video

24-Oct-2014

Questions around chancellor’s claim that he can ‘conceive’ of country ‘affording’ £8bn, plus the rest of the day’s new and comment

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Video: Watch HSJ's webinar on the CQC inspection regime

On demand video of the expert panel debate now available

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The future begins in Stevenstown

23-Oct-2014

The five year forward view is not a traditional ‘blueprint’ for the NHS

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West Midlands trust could be forced to change leadership

PERFORMANCE: A major West Midlands trust could be forced to change its leadership unless it starts hitting waiting times targets, according to a condition placed on its licence by Monitor.

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CCG announces bidders for £40m community services contract

COMMERCE: Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group has named the bidders to make it through the first stage of a procurement process for a £40m community and out of hours contract.

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