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    NHS Digital says it has completed steps to fix data breaches


    NHS Digital now able to “respect each individual’s wishes about whether their data can be shared” Data from confidential medical records is still being disseminated without patient’s knowledge Information Commissioner’s Office yet to formally decide if NHS Digital has met its undertakings NHS Digital says ...

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    HSJ Local

    CCG reveals plans to replace 'unsustainable' MIUs


    East Riding of Yorkshire CCG approves urgent care consultation Proposals include closing up to four minor injury units and replacing them with urgent care centres Community beds and a sub-acute rehabilitation centre at East Riding Community Hospital could be shut Up to four minor injury ...

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    A ringside seat to a victory, not a bloodbath


    The public need to be involved and see more successful projects if they are to buy into sustainability and transformation

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    HSJ Local

    Shortlist for new hospital site revealed


    CCG announces three possible sites for new mental health hospital in York Possible locations include Bootham Park, Clifton Park and Haxby Road Shortlist announced as trust opens temporary ward for adult mental health patients Three sites have been shortlisted to be the location for a ...

  • Joe Rafferty

    Are we ready for a new relationship with patients?


    A paradigm shift towards empowerment is needed in the way we involve patients in their own care by seeing things from their perspective

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    Landmark patient data probe sparks 'serious concerns'


    NHS accused of wrongly sharing hospital data of 1.2m patients Privacy group says NHS’s hospital data does not comply with anonymisation standards NHS Digital says it does comply with standards Researchers raise “serious concerns” about impact on life saving studies The UK’s data watchdog ...

  • Simon Stevens

    Stevens: Southern Health controversy 'undermined public confidence'


    Simon Stevens says at “Southern Health, patients and families have been let down and public confidence undermined” Follows Katrina Percy resigning as chief executive but retaining salary NHS England chief executive says NHS “can’t justify examples of what can come across as self-serving behaviour” Mr Stevens ...

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    Bids open to provide army veteran mental health services


    Mental health providers are being offered the chance to bid to develop and provide services to support armed forces veterans.

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    CQC admits failings over patient experts contract


    CQC says it should have involved incumbent experts in contract procurement from the “outset” Detailed breakdown of costs in bid proposals should have been sought Review found CQC had “no contractual power” to get data from previous suppliers The Care Quality Commission has admitted “earlier ...

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    NHS England investigates primary care support service after 'serious incident'


    NHS England has launched a review following a “serious incident” involving patient documents by a former primary care support services provider.

  • John Appleby

    NHS funding: What the public thinks


    Taking a look at people’s opinion on how the NHS should be tackling its funding problem and meeting performance targets

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    Analysis: The trusts where patient experience declined the most last year


    HSJ analysis identifies the trusts which saw the biggest net deterioration year on year in patient experience survey Chesterfield Royal Hospital FT had the most deteriorated question scores in the adult inpatient survey 2015 HSJ analysis has identified the trusts which saw the biggest net ...

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    NHS England to roll out personal health budgets


    NHS England begins national rollout of integrated personal commissioning budgets Seven “pioneer” areas of maternity personal health budgets chosen Wheelchair vouchers to be replaced by personal wheelchair budgets NHS England is to begin rolling out integrated personal commissioning budgets nationwide, with the hope it will ...

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    Poll: Two-thirds believe UK spends too little on NHS


    Two-thirds of people in the UK believe too little is spent on healthcare, according to a new survey Much higher proportion than in other major European countries UK health spending as a proportion of GDP has declined since 2009 Almost two-thirds of people in the ...

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    HSJ Local

    Commissioners to expand alternative to QOF


    COMMISSIONING: A clinical commissioning group that suspended parts of the GP quality and outcomes framework is planning to expand its alternative payment scheme.

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    NHS England pushes on with CRG cuts despite charities’ concerns


    NHS England to cut clinical reference groups from 71 to 41 Charities say loss of CRGs will “dilute” specialist knowledge on rare conditions Anger at NHS England’s decision to advertise posts on newly configured CRGs before publishing outcome of consultation NHS England has pushed ahead ...

  • Dame Fiona Caldicott

    Caldicott: 'Considerable' public support for data sharing


    There is “considerable” public support for sharing anonymised health data with third parties, according to the unpublished findings of national data guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott.

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    STPs must involve local people to avoid becoming expensive door stops


    How to ensure that local people really do have their say in sustainability and transformation plans

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    Patient review websites promise reform after investigation


    Three websites providing reviews of care homes agree to improve practices after CMA highlights concerns with online review sector Two of the sites are CQC “review partners” which share feedback with the regulator Changes also apply to other NHS review sites Websites which provide online ...

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    Charity warnings over clinical reference group cuts


    Chief executives of The Brain Tumour Charity and Sarcoma UK raise concerns cuts will “dilute” specialist knowledge Neurological Alliance and British Kidney Patients Association warn reducing groups’ membership will impact ability to represent patients NHS England plans to cut half of clinical reference groups and reduce ...