Publication: National Health Executive

First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Obesity will bankrupt NHS if unchecked - Stevens

18 . 09 .14Obesity will bankrupt NHS if unchecked – StevensObesity will bankrupt the NHS if a serious effort is not made to tackle the problem, the chief executive of NHS England has warned.Simon Stevens, who took up the post this year, told the annual ... [Published National Health Executive - 1 hour ago]
Entities: NHS, Obesity, Bankrupt
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Most deprived women receive the worst care when pregnant

17 . 09 .14 Poor women get worse care during pregnancy, with the most deprived being 60% less likely to get antenatal care than the least deprived, a new study has revealed.Researchers from Oxford University's National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit analysed ... [Published National Health Executive - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Leaked papers say Scottish NHS faces £400m funding gap

17 . 09 .14 Leaked confidential papers suggest that Scotland’s NHS faces £400m funding gap and a major cost-cutting plan will be implemented after the independence referendum.The papers, passed to the BBC and Herald Scotland by a senior NHS whistleblower, ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Mental health patients waiting ‘unacceptably’ long times for treatment

17 . 09 .14 Some people with mental health problems are waiting more than a year to access psychological therapies, with many contemplating or attempting suicide in the intervening time.In a survey of more than 2,000 people who have tried to access therapies ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NHS needs ‘sustainable’ funding from next government – King’s Fund

17 . 09 .14 The next government must plan to fund the NHS sustainably and not cut services, otherwise patients may face a deteriorating quality of care, the King’s Fund says.In its document – Priorities for the next government – the independent think ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Friends and Family Test in general practice

17 . 09 .14 Source: Stuart MathiesonOf all the health services, general practice is the one which has perhaps the greatest real opportunity for choice and accessible FFT results could be a useful for existing and prospective patients.With recommendation ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Encumbrance
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals face legal requirement to display CQC 'scores on doors'

16 . 09 .14Hospitals face legal requirement to display CQC ‘scores on doors’Hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries could be legally required to ‘prominently’ display their Care Quality Commission (CQC) service ratings from April 2015.Under new proposals ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

New treatment recommendation for small-cell lung cancer

15 . 09 .14 A low-cost radiation treatment could significantly prolong long-term survival for people with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) and cut the likelihood of cancer recurrence in the chest by almost 50%, writes James Cartwright .The new research published ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

NHS Employers appoints new chief executive

12 . 09 .14 The NHS Employers organisation has confirmed that Danny Mortimer, director of workforce and strategy at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), has been appointed its new chief executive, replacing Dean Royles who left earlier this ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

NHS office workers to trial ‘sit-stand’ desks to improve health

12 . 09 .14 A new study into the benefits of ‘sit-stand’ desks will be trialled on support staff at Leicestershire hospitals.Workers will be able to raise or lower the desks depending on whether they feel like standing or sitting. Up to 100 of them will ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: NHS, Workers, Leicester
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

We’re in the army now

11 . 09 .14 A project to look at how the army could work together with the NHS in Orkney is gathering pace. NHS Orkney has been working with colleagues in the Ministry of Defence to offer remote placements to nurses − advanced nurse practitioners − and ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Barker Commission and NHS charges

10 . 09 .14 Source: Caroline MolloyIt's not quite correct to say that 'the commission rejected extending NHS charges, with the exception of prescription charges'.In fact there are some charging suggestions that would set very worrying precedents hidden ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: NHS

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They state: "The status quo and preservation of existing models of care are no longer an option given the pressing challenges we face."
Professor Jane Maher, Joint Chief Medical Officer at Macmillan Cancer Support, said: " It’s really positive that these findings show it is possible to improve people’s chance of surviving such a life threatening form of cancer. Increasingly we know that combining treatments and encouraging different specialists to work together to deliver integrated treatment plans is very important for improving the outcome for cancer patients."
It's not quite correct to say that "the commission rejected extending NHS charges, with the exception of prescription charges"
"The government may have inserted a new clause in a legal document, but that won't be what most people consider to be legally-binding. It's woefully inadequate.”"

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Obesity will bankrupt NHS if unchecked - Stevens [Published National Health Executive - 1 hour ago]
Most deprived women receive the worst care when... [Published National Health Executive - 23 hours ago]
Mental health patients waiting ‘unacceptably’ l... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
NHS needs ‘sustainable’ funding from next gover... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
Leaked papers say Scottish NHS faces £400m fund... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
Friends and Family Test in general practice [Published National Health Executive - Sep 17 2014]
Hospitals face legal requirement to display CQC... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 16 2014]
New treatment recommendation for small-cell lun... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 15 2014]
NHS office workers to trial ‘sit-stand’ desks t... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 12 2014]
NHS Employers appoints new chief executive [Published National Health Executive - Sep 12 2014]
We’re in the army now [Published National Health Executive - Sep 11 2014]
Barker Commission and NHS charges [Published National Health Executive - Sep 10 2014]
NHS Spine ‘successfully rebuilt’ – HSCIC [Published National Health Executive - Sep 10 2014]
College of Emergency Medicine warns that ‘exit ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 09 2014]
CCG reassures patients after handing £235m cont... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 09 2014]
Make mental health a bigger priority, says CMO [Published National Health Executive - Sep 09 2014]
Digital Health Assembly: Open Innovation Confer... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 05 2014]
New app to report adverse drugs reactions [Published National Health Executive - Sep 05 2014]
Call for single health and care commissioning o... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 05 2014]
Monitor to investigate York NHS Trust over A&E ... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 04 2014]
Performance management in health and public ser... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 04 2014]
NHS England introduces Integrated Personal Comm... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 04 2014]
A single budget for the NHS and social care – B... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 04 2014]
Christine Outram named new chairman of The Chri... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 03 2014]
Relationships between some CCGs and providers a... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 03 2014]
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Elderly patient discharges delayed by 'unsuitab... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 03 2014]
Healthier but not Together [Published National Health Executive - Sep 03 2014]
Government politicising PRB on 'out of hours' w... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 02 2014]
East Kent NHS Trust put into special measures [Published National Health Executive - Sep 02 2014]
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