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NHS 5 year forward view

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Today's publication of the "5yfv" (5 year forward view) marks a seminal moment for the NHS. Since Simon Stevens' return to the NHS earlier this year, there has been anticipation as to the new Chief Executive's intentions. Although he has presented some earlier ideas1,2, the "5yfv" is significant for its content, style and what it does not say.
Date:
Thursday 23rd October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC Survey

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HSMC thanks everybody who took part in their recent survey regarding their services at the Health Services Management Centre. A large number of responses were received from a wide range of people, including current students, alumni and a variety of people working within Health Services in the UK.
Date:
Monday 20th October 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

The Goldilocks Question: What Size is Just Right for Health and Social Care Organisations?

Description
The Care Quality Commission yesterday published its annual State of Health Care and Adult Social Care in England. The headline finding was that, despite lots of great practice, the variation in the quality and safety of care in England is too wide and unacceptable.
Date:
Friday 17th October 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Debates in personalisation

Description
This unique book, by HSMC's Jon Glasby and Catherine Needham, brings together, for the first time, advocates and critics of the personalisation agenda in English social care services to debate key issues relating to personalisation.
Date:
Tuesday 14th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Decisions of value report

Description
HSMC has completed a review of the published literature on 'decisions of value' in health care for the NHS Confederation.
Date:
Tuesday 14th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Mental Health Day: A call for audacious leadership

Description
Today is World Mental Health Day, an annual event to raise awareness and promote the cause of mental health, with this year focusing on people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
Date:
Friday 10th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHS Leadership Academy Programmes win international recognition for their use of blended learning

Description
Believed to represent the largest leadership development investment in the history of the NHS, HSMC's NHS Leadership Academy programmes ('Elizabeth Garrett Anderson' and 'Nye Bevan') have won international recognition for their use of 'blended learning.'
Date:
Wednesday 8th October 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Patient safety in private hospitals - addressing the information deficit

Description
The relationship between the NHS and private hospitals has changed markedly over the last decade. The most recent figures show that the NHS (i.e the taxpayer) is now the second largest source of revenue for private hospitals.
Date:
Monday 6th October 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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HSMC Newsletter Volume 20 No 1, April 2014