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London trust hires ex-RCP boss as interim chiefSubscription
Former Royal College of Physicians chief executive Patricia Wright is to take over as interim chief executive of Hounslow and Richmond Community Trust.
Medical royal colleges plan to lobby Jeremy Hunt over planned changes to junior doctor contracts which threaten ‘the future of medicine and patient care’, HSJ can reveal.
He needs to get real about seven day services
Fracture liaison services
Shortening the training of junior doctors alongside a greater level of generalist training ‘won’t work’, according to the president of the Royal College of Physicians.
Paperless NHS supplement: Service improvement - bringing patients into focus
Hospitals play a minor part in determining outcomes
Patients with acute neurological conditions are waiting too long to see specialist consultants amid ‘scandalous’ widespread variations in hospital services across the country, HSJ has learned.
Health leaders and patient advocates have welcomed the findings of the HSJ/Serco commission while warning that frail older people were not well managed by “fragmented” healthcare regimes.
Smaller hospitals could be paid more for the work they do in a bid to ensure they remain viable, under plans set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View.