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The health secretary rejected the advice of safety experts who urged him to make the new Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch independent and to ensure information was shared with patients and families.
There has been a sharp rise in requests from trusts to hire interim executives on an off-payroll basis, HSJ has learned.
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Former health secretary Andrew Lansley has warned the NHS will not be able to transform care using its current resources and told Parliament the proportion of GDP spent on the NHS cannot keep falling.
The Care Quality Commission is to review how the fit and proper person regulation is operating, the organisation’s chair has said.
The Care Quality Commission may have to make redundancies to cope with a £32m cut to its budget over the next four years, the regulator’s chief executive has said.
COMMERCIAL: Two clinical commissioning groups are going to court to overturn a contract suspension obtained by a local trust.
COMMERCIAL: A clinical commissioning group is going to court to overturn a contract suspension obtained by a local trust.
Twenty hospitals trusts are responsible for more than half the overall decline in the annual accident and emergency waiting times performance, HSJ analysis reveals.
Staffing agencies that do not comply with salary caps introduced last month could be ejected from the marketplace, NHS Improvement has indicated.
The Care Quality Commission will move to a new approach of “smaller and more frequent” hospital inspections, the regulator has announced.
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Lord Carter’s efficiency agenda will not succeed if the NHS fails to engage with non-clinical staff, a major inquiry by HSJ has concluded.
The Hepatitis C Trust is considering a judicial review of NHS England’s decision to restrict access to new drugs for the disease.
The non-clinical NHS workforce is often ignored or even reviled, yet it is essential its role in the future success of the service is recognised. This video introduces the HSJ/Serco Inquiry on Maximising the Contribution of NHS Non-Clinical Staff.
The scale of the transfer of NHS staff to independent sector providers in recent years has been revealed in new figures.
An influential NHS figure has issued a stark warning to Jim Mackey on how unrealistic targets, insufficient central support and divisive regulatory tactics are hampering local efforts to reconfigure services.
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Strike action by junior doctors cost the NHS provider sector £65m in lost in activity, NHS Improvement has said.
NHS Improvement has revealed the 16 trusts in the first wave of its £25m turnaround programme.