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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2018

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2018 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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New academy to recruit nurses with 'exceptional academic ability'

A nursing academy designed to attract and retain students with “exceptional academic ability” to improve patient safety is being launched at Exeter University in collaboration with local NHS trusts.

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Former PCT chief returns to NHS to lead STP and CCGs

A former primary care trust chief is set to lead a health economy on an interim basis after local managers were unable to find a candidate to take on the role permanently.

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NHSI: Sacking leaders and quick savings 'endanger improvement'

Sacking leaders when mistakes are made and “salami slicing” budgets to make quick savings “endanger improvement” and risk system failure in mental health, a new NHS Improvement report says.

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70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

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Workforce shortage delays mental health safety checks

The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.

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Revealed: Trusts selected to run new mother and baby service

The preferred providers of four new specialist inpatient units for mothers with serious mental health problems to stay with their babies have been selected, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.

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Deep South: Jim Mackey’s naughty step

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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Six areas take on new mental health commissioning powers

Six regions have been chosen by NHS England to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services.

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Revealed: Funding for each success regime area

NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success regime programme to date, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: Official index reveals tech leaders and laggards

A new NHS England assessment of “digital maturity” across the NHS lays bare significant variation among providers, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust chief stands down after 19 years to lead success regime

Angela Pedder is standing down as chief executive of Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust to become “lead chief executive” of the local success regime.

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Deep South: The STP and success regime in Devon

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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South of England: Best and worst staff survey performers

Analysis of the best and worst performers in the South of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.

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Devon success regime finds £442m funding gap

STRUCTURE: Health and care services in northern, eastern and western Devon face a £442m funding gap by 2020-21 unless radical action is taken, the region’s success regime has found.

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Devon trust to close hospital beds despite ‘serious concerns’

FINANCE: Northern Devon Healthcare Trust will close beds at two of its community hospitals despite ‘serious concerns’ raised by some of its clinicians.