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FINANCE: An NHS worker who played an integral role in a fraud that saw more than half a million pounds drained from a world-leading cancer hospital has been jailed for four years.
Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens and overweight doctors and nurses encouraged to take part in weight loss competitions, under plans floated by Simon Stevens.
Sickness absence is costing the NHS around £1.5bn a year, NHS Employers has claimed as new analysis reveals that hospital managers and doctors have some of the lowest rates.
Clinical commissioning groups are divided over whether to fine providers for breaching planned care targets as they clear backlogs of patients waiting for treatment over the summer months.
NHS England is to cut hundreds of roles and is likely to carry out a major restructure of area teams over the next nine months
Acute trusts must say whether they accept local forecasts for cutting emergency admissions under better care fund
Andy Burnham to say that David Cameron was “not up front” about his intentions for reform during the 2010 election campaign
The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts.
Most cancer and end of life care services in Staffordshire are expected to be provided by the NHS following a £1.2bn contract procurement, one of the directors behind the commissioning process has said.
A reorganisation of specialist cancer and cardiac treatment across north east London and West Essex that will see two major hospitals host one specialism each was given the green light by commissioners last week.
The NHS Trust Development Authority has launched an investigation into the ‘unexpectedly high’ demand for acute services that has seen ‘winter’ pressures continue into the summer.
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Two judicial reviews to block the dissolution and downgrade of Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust have been rejected by the High Court.
WORKFORCE: NHS pathology staff at Northampton General Hospital will be returning to work on Monday after a settlement was reached over a long running contract dispute.
Mental health patients are facing an “alarming” postcode lottery in services, Labour has warned.
PERFORMANCE: Clinical commissioning groups in Kent and Medway may be forced to continue using a patient transport service that is failing to hit its targets because of the terms of its contract.
The Department of Health plans to establish its own fraud investigation function by poaching senior officers from NHS Protect, shrinking the national body’s size significantly as a result.
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