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Exclusive: Specialised commissioning overspend tops £450m

24-Apr-2014 | By

NHS England was set to blow its budget for specialised services by at least £450m in 2013-14, largely due to “predictable” overspends at acute hospitals.

Dementia UK

Exclusive: Better care fund checks prioritise dementia and falls

Many NHS and council leaders will assess the effectiveness of the government’s £3.8bn plan to integrate health and social care with performance measures on dementia, falls and long-term conditions.

A&E performance index

Data video: A&E performance 2013-14 analysed Video

22-Apr-2014 | By

HSJ reporter Sophie Barnes talks about English A&E departments’ performance, with emergency admissions at major A&E units at their highest level in a decade

Patient in bed

Independent sector profits from lack of NHS secure beds

A lack of secure inpatient NHS beds has driven a £21m overspend in NHS England’s budget for independent sector mental health providers. HSJ analysis reveals the organisation overspent £21m on independent mental health providers, 5 per cent more than its planned spending on this sector.

Medical dummy

Breathe new life into old training

How to improve services, not just implement them

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18 week waits, February 2014: explore the maps Video

See all NHS waits around England, with links to the detail by organisation and specialty

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