The new regulator NHS Improvement will develop a national succession programme for the top 200 provider and commissioner leadership posts in the NHS, including establishing a talent pool.
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The government’s accelerated access review will look at whether the principle of the cancer drugs fund could be extended to non-cancer treatments, its chair has said.
A drug at the centre of a row over preventable deaths and policy delays could become routinely available on the NHS, it has emerged.
The NHS needs a dedicated transformation fund of at least £1.5bn a year to properly test and roll out new models of care, according to researchers.
The internet entrepreneur and cross-bench peer Martha Lane-Fox has been tasked with finding ways to help increase the use of digital innovations in the NHS.
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Ambulance delays due to out of date satellite navigation systems could have contributed to two patient deaths, according to incidents reported to the National Reporting and Learning System.
HSJ has announced its 50 foremost patient and citizen leaders in healthcare this evening in an event at the Patient Safety Congress in Birmingham
TECHNOLOGY: A social enterprise which provides community services across south London has published anonymised clinical data onto a website created by the Greater London Authority to aid public scrutiny of the way services are run.
This is a week packed full of events at HSJ as we announce the winners of the Patient Safety Awards, and name this year’s Clinical Leaders, Best Places to Work, and our inaugural Patient Leaders.
A process for deciding which new specialist treatments NHS England will fund will not be developed until the end of the year at the earliest, it has emerged.
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.
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.
NHS England has hit back the assertion by an independent watchdog that delivery of the controversial Care.data patient record sharing initiative has been dogged by ‘unresolvable problems’.
ACUTE CARE: A hospital trust in Lancashire has ignored national guidance by spending £1.5m on a surgical robot, according to NHS England.
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