- Coverage of Managers in Partnership conference
- Hunt on Treasury clawback
- Dalton on planning framework
3.05pm: Jo-Anne Wass has told the MiP conference that the commissioning reforms will affect staff morale for at least two years.
11.09am: Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been found in in “significant breach” of its terms of authorisation by Monitor. It is the biggest foundation trust so far to have that action taken against it by the regulator, and follows concern over waiting times, safety and finance.
10.51am: Shaun reports that: “People are struggling to do their day job in a system that is changing more than at any other time in their career. Jon Restell #MiP12”
10.49am: HSJ reporter Shaun Lintern is covering the Managers in Partnership annual conference in Birmingham today, which will hear the latest workforce and management developments, including from NHS Commissioning Board human resources director Jo-Anne Wass.
10.03am: Ian Dalton, NHS Commissioning Board chief executive, previewed the planning framework for 2013-14 at the NHS Alliance conference yesterday, which is due to be published in coming weeks. It will include CCGs and the board chosing local priorities, as well as a “national ask”, HSJ coverage says.
9.45am: Good morning, today on HSJ Hilary Thomas writes that focussing on measuring and purchasing value for patients, not just on reducing costs is fundamental to health reforms post the economic-crisis. “Growing the self-pay market and relocating services to move less urgent cases elsewhere will have a short-term benefit but they are unlikely to bring about much needed step change.”