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Social care and safety ‘vital’ for new health secretary - Stevens

2018-07-18T06:07:00+01:00By

Securing a social care funding deal and patient safety should be priorities for the new health secretary, Simon Stevens indicated in an interview with HSJ.

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Stevens promises ‘wholesale shift’ in funding rules

2018-07-18T06:07:00+01:00By 3 comments

The next three years will bring a “wholesale shift” in NHS funding rules, including the end of “sustainability funds”, the NHS England chief executive said.

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Private hospital judged 'inadequate' for safety

2018-07-18T09:00:00+01:00By

A private mental health hospital which treats NHS funded patients including children has been judged inadequate for safety by CQC inspectors.

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NHS trusts sign multimillion pound China consultancy deal

2018-07-17T11:30:00+01:00By 5 comments

Two “outstanding” foundation trusts have signed a contract with a Chinese real estate company to advise it on building 10 new hospitals in a deal which could be worth millions for the NHS.

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NHS trusts face widespread vacancies at board level

2018-07-17T11:45:00+01:00By 10 comments

More than a third of NHS trusts had at least one board level vacancy last year with more than half of directors in post for less than three years, according to new research.

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Consultant wins sex discrimination case against specialist trust

2018-07-17T05:00:00+01:00By 2 comments

A consultant has won her claim for sex discrimination at an internationally renowned teaching hospital, in a case that revealed a “dysfunctional department”.

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Trusts ordered to use vital savings tool for third year

2018-07-17T11:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

NHS trusts must continue to access a savings tool which has generated “significant benefit” to the health service, NHS Improvement has confirmed.

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Troubled STP appoints trust chief to lead role

2018-07-17T11:05:00+01:00By 1 comments

A Shelford Group trust chief executive has been appointed interim lead of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, HSJ has learned.

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Daily Insight: Trusts do major deal with Chinese corporation

2018-07-17T13:53:00+01:00

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Exclusive: Rival bidder planned 340 more staff for controversial Capita contract

2018-07-16T09:36:00+01:00By 10 comments

A rival bidder for NHS England’s ill-fated primary care support contract had proposed having around 340 more staff than the winning bid from Capita, HSJ has learned.

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Exclusive: DHSC taken to court for 'manifest errors' over £730m contract

2018-07-16T13:00:00+01:00By 9 comments

The Department of Health and Social Care is being taken to court over allegations of improper behaviour during the awarding of a £730m contract to deliver medical equipment to the NHS, HSJ can reveal.