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David Bennett

Exclusive: Agency spending clampdown team will be made up of temporary staff

1-Jul-2015 | By

Details have emerged of the Monitor team that will drive the clampdown on agency staff spending.

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Revealed: Which CCGs are paying GP practices to form federations

30-Jun-2015 | By

A third of clinical commissioning groups with control of their primary care budgets plan to fund member GP practices to get them to form federations, HSJ has found

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Exclusive: 'Candour' law may change after legal threat

1-Jul-2015 | By

The government is considering changing the duty of candour law just three months after it came into effect, following a threat of judicial review by a patient charity, HSJ can reveal.

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Public perceptions of the NHS: 12 key facts

1-Jul-2015 | By

The standout findings from the latest government survey of public perceptions of the NHS and care.

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Only three days left to enter the HSJ Awards

1-Jul-2015

The entry deadline for the HSJ Awards 2015 is this Friday, 3 July.

Free webinar: Can clinical decision support improve care?

1-Jul-2015

How can trusts improve quality of care, reduce costs and drive down human error by introducing clinical decision support software? A forthcoming HSJ webinar will discuss this and more.

NHS England tells regions to create urgent care networks

30-Jun-2015 | By

NHS England has said urgent and emergency care networks should be set up across the country to set and monitor standards of care and ‘designate urgent care facilities’.

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HEE to deliver 23,000 new nurses by 2019

30-Jun-2015 | By

More than 23,000 extra nurses will be trained over the next four years to help meet growing demand in the NHS, HSJ can reveal.

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Fines for breaching final elective target to be boosted

30-Jun-2015 | By

The penalty imposed on providers who breach the remaining elective waiting time target is to be increased, regulators have told all NHS providers and clinical commissioning groups.

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Call for student nurses to lose taxpayer grant funding

30-Jun-2015 | By

Academics have called for an ‘urgent’ overhaul of the funding system for training nurses and midwives.

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Consultancy giant awarded £60m NHS email contract

30-Jun-2015 | By

Consultancy firm Accenture has been awarded a £60m contract to deliver a replacement for the health service’s secure email system by the Department of Health.

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Storified: Frustration at NHS email system outage Video

30-Jun-2015 | By

The NHSmail email system used by 650,000 people across the health and care sectors suffered technical problems due to a network issue, taking it offline for most of yesterday.

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HSJ Live 01.07.2015: Hunt speech to LGA Conference - reaction

1-Jul-2015

The latest reaction to health secretary’s Local Government Association Conference speech, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.

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Free webinar: Can clinical decision support improve care?

How can trusts improve quality of care, reduce costs and drive down human error by introducing clinical decision support software? A forthcoming HSJ webinar will discuss this and more.

Revealed: TDA refused to pay unexpected takeover costs

NHS Trust Development Authority officials refused to pay the bulk of a claim for unanticipated costs made by a trust that fell into financial trouble after taking over a failing neighbour.

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Stockport 'likely to be final specialist site', sources say

STRUCTURE: Senior figures in Greater Manchester’s provider sector believe Stockport is the favourite to be the region’s fourth site for emergency surgery, HSJ understands.

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