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Jill Finney

Finney makes new claims in legal battle against CQC

The former deputy chief 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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Money, cash and notes

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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Injecting a rubber hand for doctors' training

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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private sector board meeting

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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Healthcare workers

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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Shaking hands

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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Ciara´n Devane

Ciarán Devane steps down as Macmillan chief executive

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

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Simon Stevens

Stevens calls for NHS staff slimming drive

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens and overweight doctors and nurses encouraged to take part in weight loss competitions, under plans floated by Simon Stevens.

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David Behan

CQC to slow inspections amid staff pressures

The Care Quality Commission has scaled back its inspection ambitions for the rest of 2014-15 as it seeks to ease pressure on its hard pressed workforce and struggles to recruit enough high calibre staff.

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Simon Stevens

Exclusive: NHS England to cut hundreds of posts in restructure

NHS England is to cut hundreds of roles and is likely to carry out a major restructure of its area teams over the next nine months

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Staff sickness costs £1.5bn, NHS Employers claims

Sickness absence is costing the NHS around £1.5bn a year, NHS Employers has claimed as new analysis reveals that hospital managers and doctors have some of the lowest rates.

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Ready for researchers: modernising the NHS's scientific workforce

Expanding and developing under-recognised workers


Hear the patient voice: their perspectives speak loudly to trusts

Championing patient and public involvement

Baton, relay race

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

Make leadership roles more attractive

East Asian doctor

Upgrade ward rounds to transform care reviews and reduce patient stays

One trusts has pioneered a new approach

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How to protect the 'second victim' of adverse events

In-depth analysis of suicide among involved in NHS incidents

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lab, research, medical research,

Making research nurses feel part of the team

Get to the root of job dissatisfaction among specialist clinicians

Gesticulating hands in meeting

The Future of NHS Leadership: unpicking Griffiths' complex legacy

Reflecting on three decades of change

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