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Simon Stevens has been named the most powerful person in healthcare in the HSJ100, just eight months after becoming NHS England chief executive.
Imperial College Healthcare Trust has become the first Shelford Group trust to be rated ‘requires improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission.
The leaders of six clinical commissioning groups have written to NHS England criticising “apparent confusion and lack of clarity” in its proposals for primary care co-commissioning, HSJ can reveal.
FINANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into the deterioration of finances at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust.
The former chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is due to give evidence today to an independent inquiry examining infant and maternal deaths.
Leaders of six clinical commissioning groups have written to NHS England criticising “apparent confusion and lack of clarity” in its proposals for primary care co-commissioning, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Former chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust due to give evidence to independent inquiry examining infant and maternal deaths, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
The final parameters of the new fit and proper test for NHS board members could be set in the courts, the chief inspector of hospitals has predicted
Take a look at how Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group restructured services to ensure the patient was at the centre of networks of healthcare professionals, social workers and the voluntary sector, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.
Accident and emergency departments are ‘cracking under extreme pressure’ with the number of patients waiting longer than four hours at a record high.
Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust has became the latest hospital to close its doors to patients because of “extremely high demand” on its services.
Walsall Healthcare Trust has instigated an action plan to clear its ‘significant’ waiting list after being hit by a ‘perfect storm’ of IT problems and heightened demand that threatens to push it £9m into the red.
One in three trusts have at least one vacancy or interim executive on their board, according to a King’s Fund report based on research by HSJ.
See all NHS waiting lists around England by provider, CCG or specialty
One of the largest and most ambitious bids to pool health and social care budgets has been scaled back dramatically after the plans were checked by NHS England.
HSJ Future of NHS Leadership and King’s Fund find one in three trusts have board level vacancies, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group has dropped controversial ‘rationing’ plans that would have restricted elective surgery to smokers and obese patients.
NHS trusts could be required to provide far more formalised education and training for qualified nurses under radical proposals outlined to HSJ ahead of a major review next year.
FINANCE: A North West acute trust grappling with cash flow problems explored the possibility of getting a £10m loan from the local council.
The number of patients waiting over 18 weeks for treatment has increased despite the government pouring £250m into the NHS to clear the backlogs of longest waiters