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Exclusive: Better care fund investment returns 'wildly unrealistic', analysis finds

18-Dec-2014 | By

One in 10 better care fund plans are predicting a first year return on investment of more than 20 per cent, HSJ analysis has revealed, prompting new suggestions that the financial planning of the fund is ‘wildly unrealistic’.

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Exclusive: CCGs criticise NHS England co-commissioning 'confusion'

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.

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Simon Stevens cements place as most powerful person in healthcare

Simon Stevens has been named the most powerful person in healthcare in the HSJ100, just eight months after becoming NHS England chief executive.

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Waiting time standards toughened up under contract proposals

Tougher financial penalties will be imposed on trusts that fail to meet waiting time standards and commissioners’ freedom to waive penalties will be curbed under NHS England’s draft standard contract for 2015-16, which was published this week.

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