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Making GP premises fit for purpose

This Summer, 4,720 GP surgeries (that’s 47.9% of practices in the UK) responded to a British Medical Association GP Committee Premises Survey* about the state of their premises and just over half of them reported that they have seen no …Read more…

 

How will personal health budgets affect charities and social enterprises?

What’s new? From 1 October 2014 people receiving NHS continuing care will have the right to a Personal Health Budget (PHB), which may be given as a direct payment. This will extend existing rights to ask for a PHB. The …Read more…

 

Newsflash: CMA dental merger decision

On 7 August, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its decision clearing Oasis Dental Care (Central) Limited’s acquisition of JDH Holdings Limited. The merger was cleared as the CMA did not consider there was a risk of a substantial …Read more…

 

Revised Model Election Rules for Foundation Trusts

On 4 August 2014 the Foundation Trust Network (FTN) published a new version of the Model Election Rules for NHS Foundation Trusts. The new Model Election Rules permit Trusts to use electronic voting methods for the purposes of their Council of …Read more…

 

New guidance for NHS Foundation Trust transactions

Monitor has published a new guidance document for NHS Foundation Trust (FT) transactions: ‘Supporting NHS providers: guidance on transactions for NHS Foundation Trusts’ (August 2014). This follows Monitor’s recent publication of its approach to working with FTs on transactions, its update of …Read more…