Seven more CCGs approved to merge in nationwide shake-up

NHS England has approved clinical commissioning mergers in a further two areas, bringing together seven more CCGs.

Seven more CCGs approved to merge in nationwide shake-up (Follow this link if you have a subscription to HSJ online. Alternatively contact the Bridgewater Library for a copy of the article or call 01942 481569)

CQC to expand number of providers it registers

The Care Quality Commission intends to expand the number of providers it registers.

CQC to expand number of providers it registers (Follow this link if you have a subscription to HSJ online. Alternatively contact the Bridgewater Library for a copy of the article or call 01942 481569)

Clinical director loses employment tribunal over private work

A former clinical director has lost his employment tribunal case after a judge ruled he quit his trust over the impact a reconfiguration would have had on his private work, not over patient safety.

Clinical director loses employment tribunal over private work (Follow this link if you have a subscription to HSJ online. Alternatively contact the Bridgewater Library for a copy of the article or call 01942 481569)

People with learning disabilities ‘less likely to have care errors picked up’

An investigation into the deaths of people with learning disabilities has revealed they were “less likely” to have mistakes in their care “picked up”.

People with learning disabilities ‘less likely to have care errors picked up’ (Follow this link if you have a subscription to HSJ online. Alternatively contact the Bridgewater Library for a copy of the article or call 01942 481569)

Confed: ‘Precarious’ NHS needs extra £4bn just to sustain services

The health service needs a minimum of £4bn additional revenue just to sustain day to day services, the NHS Confederation has warned.

Confed: ‘Precarious’ NHS needs extra £4bn just to sustain services (Follow this link if you have a subscription to HSJ online. Alternatively contact the Bridgewater Library for a copy of the article or call 01942 481569)