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HSJ showcases the best places to work in the NHS

This week HSJ will be celebrating the best places to work in the health service in 2014

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Calibre of senior management talent in decline, survey suggests

The calibre of applicants for top NHS posts is getting worse, many healthcare leaders believe.

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Hospital slammed for 'extortionate' staff parking fees

Hospital managers have been branded ‘immoral’ for introducing ‘extortionate’ parking charges for staff who need their cars for work.

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HEE puts spotlight on patient safety education

Health Education England has appointed a former president of the Royal College of Surgeons to head a panel tasked with embedding patient safety in healthcare training.  

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Jill Finney

Finney makes new claims in legal battle against CQC

The former deputy chief executive of the Care Quality Commission has made new claims in a legal battle against her ex-employer, alleging its current chair ‘hyped’ a report that stated she staged a ‘cover up’.

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Exclusive: Emergency medic recruitment hits highest ever level

The number of trainee doctors recruited to work in England’s A&E departments has increased to its highest ever level, Health Education England has revealed

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Mental health funding cuts revealed

Exclusive: Analysis reveals mental health trust funding cuts

NHS mental health providers have slashed beds and staff levels as they cope with real term funding cuts and the soaring cost of sending patients hundreds of miles away for treatment.

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Revealed: The mental health trusts with the biggest income cuts

Several NHS mental health providers saw double figure real terms reductions in their income between 2011-12 and 2013-14, HSJ analysis has revealed.

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NHS England struggles to recruit specialised director in face of 'uncertainty'

NHS England has enlisted headhunters to find a national director for its troubled specialised services remit after failing to make an appointment.

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Health Education England approves savings plan for major reconfiguration

Controversial changes to England’s 13 local education and training boards have been approved by Health Education England despite widespread concerns.

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Robert Francis

Exclusive: Francis to stop the NHS's 'climate of fear' as review launches

The role of probing claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated in an exclusive interview with HSJ.

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Junior doctors raise patient care concerns

Most junior doctors do not feel they have enough time to care for patients, according to a new poll.

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Test could create blacklist for 'unfit' NHS directors, lawyers warn

The fit and proper person test for healthcare directors could lead to the creation of an ‘informal blacklist’ of senior managers and put regulators at risk of legal challenge, senior lawyers have warned.

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EXCLUSIVE: NHS race equality standard unveiled

NHS organisations are to be forced to increase the representation of ethnic minorities in senior positions or face contractual and regulatory consequences

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Monitor to bring consultancy work in-house

Monitor is seeking to save millions of pounds by beefing up its internal team of troubleshooters to reduce its reliance on consultants.

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Ciarán Devane steps down as Macmillan chief executive

Ciarán Devane to leave the charity after seven years in the post

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Charlene Betts

Happy staff mean a healthy business

Support your staff, succeed in your business

John Brouder

Leadership Q&A: Welcome change, don't wait for it

Only those who embrace change can become good leaders

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Hear the patient voice: their perspectives speak loudly to trusts

Championing patient and public involvement

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Don't drop the baton: a guide to succession management

Make leadership roles more attractive

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Upgrade ward rounds to transform care reviews and reduce patient stays

One trusts has pioneered a new approach

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