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Winners of 2018 HSJ Value Awards revealed

The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients

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North by North West: Outsourcing, the Moors murderer, and £260k-a-year

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Revealed: Takeover will create largest mental health trust

A mental health trust in the north west is set to become the largest in England through the acquisition of a neighbouring provider.

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National sharing of patient records enabled in first-of-kind initiative

Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.

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North by North West: Why Liverpool missed out

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Boost registered nurses to protect and retain staff, finds research

Increasing the number of registered nurses working in mental health settings could help protect thousands of other NHS staff, according to research shared with HSJ and published today.

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FT seeks merger to avoid ‘patient safety risks’

A mental health trust is preparing to seek a merger or acquisition by another provider in a bid to address its financial challenges, HSJ has learned.

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Regulator bans trust from taking on new apprentices

An ambulance trust has been temporarily barred from training new apprentices after a critical report from the education regulator.

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North by North West: Going electronic

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North by North West: Capital boosts

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Boris-backed inpatients unit may face CQC challenge

A new inpatient unit for patients with learning disabilities, which received £33m in capital funding from the prime minister last week, might not meet national standards set by the Care Quality Commission.

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Revealed: The 20 capital projects promised by the PM

The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.

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North by North West: No case to answer

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North by North West: Groupthink

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North by North West: Unpicking the headlines

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North by North West: The region’s most important job

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North by North West: Bill McCarthy's top priorities

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Inquiry to examine 150 deaths at scandal trust

A second independent inquiry into the former Liverpool Community Health Trust has been announced by ministers this morning, and is expected to investigate around 150 deaths.

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Mental Health Matters: Private sector must change its offer

HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering safety, quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector.