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Jeremy Hunt

Exclusive: Patient choice is not key to improving performance, says Hunt

26-Nov-2014 | By

Patient choice is no longer fundamental to improving NHS performance, the health secretary has declared, marking a major break from a policy favoured by Conservative and Labour governments

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Royal Courts of Justice

Exclusive: NHS England primary care decisions 'unlawful', High Court rules

NHS England is acting unlawfully by failing to properly involve and inform patients about its primary care commissioning decisions, a High Court judge has said.


Exclusive: Tariff delayed amid wrangling over extra NHS funds

Publication of the 2015-16 ‘tariff’ prices for NHS services has been held back amid high level political discussions about the possibility of securing extra funding for health in the autumn statement, HSJ understands.

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Frail older care in hospital 'fragmented', experts warn

19-Nov-2014 | By

Health leaders and patient advocates have welcomed the findings of the HSJ/Serco commission while warning that frail older people were not well managed by “fragmented” healthcare regimes.


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Amir Hannan

Roundtable: A new charter for integrated care

HSJ gathered a group of experts to discuss the integrated care challenge

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