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There will not be a single commissioning model across England over the next five years, with local authorities and accountable care organisations increasingly taking on these functions, Simon Stevens has said.
This week HSJ will reveal its second annual list of the exceptional chief executives leading NHS provider organisations.
NHS Improving Quality is expected to be substantially cut back and could well be abolished under proposals being considered by a national review of the health service’s improvement organisations, HSJ understands.
FINANCE: An investment firm has put £1.65m into what it claims to be the first social impact bond in the health service.
Sixteen local authorities failed to pass on hundreds of thousands of pounds specifically allocated by central government to fund NHS complaints advocacy services, with one council retaining 79 per cent of the money it received, HSJ can reveal.
The chair of the inquiry into poor maternity care and deaths at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust has said he was ‘disappointed’ by the response of professional bodies to his report.
Sixteen local authorities failed to pass on hundreds of thousands of pounds allocated to fund NHS complaints advocacy services, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Service to manage locum recruitment across nine South West trusts hoped to be “blueprint” for NHS, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
COMMERCIAL: A service to manage locum recruitment across nine South West hospital trusts will be managed by the Accident and Emergency Agency, HSJ can reveal.
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COMMERCIAL: Plans to merge two Cornwall providers have been put on hold after a study of the proposals for further joint working said a merger would not be feasible in the short term.
A NHS England sub-region directors is leaving to join private health firm Optum, while another of the posts has been filled by a former primary care trust chief executive.
STRUCTURE: A key architect of the foundation trust legal structure has said the sector’s existing governance models can be used to run the new models of care set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View.
FINANCE: One of the country’s leading foundation trusts has reported a year to date deficit of £16.5m.
Care Quality Commission to increase fees for providers by 9 per cent, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Foundation trust architect says governance structure can be used for new primary and acute care systems, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
University College Hospitals reports deficit of £16.5m, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
There are five things we can do to keep us mentally well that we can also use to manage and monitor our health outside the NHS. They can do more for us then the health service can, argues Philip Hammond, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
The overall deficit forecast across trusts and foundation trusts has hit £823m, in the latest sign of the ‘continuing deterioration’ in the health service’s finances.
STRUCTURE: A substance misuse centre in London will have to close because the trust that manages it cannot afford to keep it open.