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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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'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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David Bennett

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.

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Labour 'still plans Health Act repeal'

23-Oct-2014 | By

Labour still intends to repeal the Health Act 2012 despite the shift in focus away from competition in the NHS Five Year Forward View, a shadow health minister has told HSJ.

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NHS leaders cautious on extension of better care fund

23-Oct-2014 | By

The better care fund should not be extended until the impact of its first full year of operation has been properly evaluated, NHS leaders have said

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Expanded roles envisaged for non-medical staff

23-Oct-2014 | By

The roles and responsibilities of non-medical NHS staff would be dramatically expanded under the five year forward view

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Simon Stevens

NHS five year forward view - full coverage on hsj.co.uk

21-Oct-2014

The NHS five year forward view – instigated by the NHS England chief executive to set out the prospects for the service in the run-up to the general election - will be published on Thursday.

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Merged CSU manager remains in post

21-Oct-2014 | By

The NHS England official who ran Cheshire and Merseyside Commissioning Support Unit is still employed as a managing director, despite his organisation having merged with a neighbouring support unit.

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Simon Wessely

College president warns against clustering in mental health

20-Oct-2014 | By

Parts of the mental health service could be destabilised by the ‘cluster’ payment system proposed for the sector, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned.

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Liverpool seafront

Merged CSU manager remains in post

21-Oct-2014 | By

The NHS England official who ran Cheshire and Merseyside Commissioning Support Unit is still employed as a managing director, despite his organisation having merged with a neighbouring support unit.

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Ten tips for mental health services from primary care

15-Oct-2014 | By ,

How to improve access to treatment

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