Croydon PGMC

Medical and Dental Centre

Croydon University Hospital

formerly Mayday University Hospital

Health Service Journal Alerts


    Millions to be spent training lowest paid staff

    Health Service Journal Alerts

    Millions of pounds could be invested in the training and development of lower paid NHS staff to help them progress into nursing and other professional roles, HSJ has learned.

    Exclusive: Specialised commissioning overspend tops £450m

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    NHS England was set to blow its budget for specialised services by at least £450m in 2013-14, largely due to “predictable” overspends at acute hospitals.

    Independent sector profits from lack of NHS secure beds

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    A lack of secure inpatient NHS beds has driven a £21m overspend in NHS England’s budget for independent sector mental health providers. HSJ analysis reveals the organisation overspent £21m on independent mental health providers, 5 per cent more than its planned spending on this sector.

    Millions to be spent training lowest paid staff

    Health Service Journal Alerts

    Millions of pounds could be invested in the training and development of lower paid NHS staff to help them progress into nursing and other professional roles, HSJ has learned.

    HSJ bids to identify top 50 service integrators

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    LGC and sister title Health Service Journal unveil healthcare project

    GSK and Novartis agree tie-up deal

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    GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss rival Novartis are to create a consumer healthcare powerhouse as part of a string of deals affecting their oncology and vaccines portfolios.

    18 week waits, February 2014: explore the maps

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    See all NHS waits around England, with links to the detail by organisation and specialty

    Doctors 'know best' on resources

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    Doctors are the best judges of when public resources should be used for patient care, a leading medic has declared.

    Mental health trust urged to improve in post-Francis inspection

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    The Care Quality Commission has issued a warning notice to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust - the first mental health provider inspected under its new inspection regime.

    NHS England steps up work on pooling budgets

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    NHS England has begun detailed work on how to pool its primary care budgets with other commissioners, one of its senior leaders has revealed.

    HSJ Live 23.04.2014: HSJ bids to identify top 50 service integrators

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    Project launched with sister title LGC to identify most influential people in the integration of health and care services, plus the rest of today’s comment and news.

    Exclusive: Better care fund checks prioritise dementia and falls

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    Many NHS and council leaders will assess the effectiveness of the government’s £3.8bn plan to integrate health and social care with performance measures on dementia, falls and long-term conditions.

    Chief departs Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals

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    WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust is to step down, the trust has announced.

    CQC to probe end of life care

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    The Care Quality Commission is to launch an investigation into inequalities in end of life care this summer.

    Data video: A&E performance 2013-14 analysed

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    HSJ reporter Sophie Barnes talks about English A&E departments’ performance, with emergency admissions at major A&E units at their highest level in a decade

    Nurse training review gets under way in the east

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    A major review of £100m of nurse training and education in the East of England has been launched, HSJ can reveal.

    Patient safety scheme piloted

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    A “ground-breaking” scheme which aims to improve patient safety by ensuring better communication between GPs and pharmacists is to be piloted by health boards in Scotland.

    Warning issued over hospital kidney deaths

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    At least 1,000 hospital patients in England die each month from avoidable kidney problems, according to a new study commissioned by the NHS.

    Tax rules raise doubts over CSU autonomy

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    NHS England’s plan to make commissioning support units autonomous could be rendered financially unviable by government tax rules, HSJ has learned.

    HSJ Live 22.04.2014: Nurse training review gets under way in the east

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    Major review of nurse training and education in the East of England launched, and the rest of today’s news and comment.

    Cancer trust embarks on pathology joint venture

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    One of Europe’s biggest pathology firms has secured its first NHS contract as the Christie Foundation Trust becomes the latest trust to join up with a private provider to deliver pathology services.   

    CCG ordered to review egg freezing policy

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    A Clinical Commissioning Group has been told by a High Court judge that its policy on assistive reproduction technique - is “unlawful”.

    18 week target breached for first time in three years

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    The NHS has breached the target for 90 per cent of admitted patients to start treatment within 18 weeks for the first time since 2011, the latest figures from NHS England reveal.

    NHS England faces 'unfunded' redundancy costs

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    NHS England has an “unfunded cost pressure” for 2014-15, which sources have linked to a large-scale redundancy programme it failed to finish last year.

    Serco well positioned for combined call centre contract

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    Suffolk commissioners plan to create a single “care co-ordination centre” as part of a contract bundling proposal which could make outsourcing giant Serco well positioned for the role.

    Mid Staffs dissolution deferred by six months

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    Scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust will remain in business until at least October despite the regulator’s desire to dissolve the organisation “as soon as possible”, HSJ can reveal.

    Updated: Unison votes to ballot members on industrial action

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    One of the largest healthcare unions Unison is to ballot its 460,000 health members over plans to take industrial action – including strike action – following the government’s imposed pay deal.

    Serco boss to head up specialist hospital firm

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    A senior director at outsourcing giant Serco is to step down from her role to become the chief executive of the Huntercombe Group, a hospital and specialist care centre provider.

    Peterborough and Stamford appoints new CEO

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    WORKFORCE: The NHS’s most indebted trust Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.  

    Industrial action looms on NHS pay

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    The threat of industrial action by health workers over pay will come closer this week amid public support for higher wages in the NHS.