By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

News

Norman Lamb

Lamb proposes single department for health and social care

2-Mar-2015 | By

Care minister Norman Lamb has told HSJ that he wants to create a single government department for health and social care by joining budgets at a national level.

Comments (1)

Manchester

Manchester NHS calls for regulation shake-up after devolution deal

27-Feb-2015 | By

NHS providers across Greater Manchester have called for a ‘new set of relationships’ with health regulators to underpin the newly agreed £6bn devolution of commissioning responsibilities to the conurbation.

Comments (6)

Jeremy_Hunt2

CCGs to be measured on new 'core metrics', says Hunt

27-Feb-2015 | By

Clinical commissioning groups’ progress on developing plans set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View will be judged against a new set of ‘core metrics’, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

Comments (1)

Surgeon, surgery, surgical tools,

'Rollover' trusts still able to negotiate local tariff prices

27-Feb-2015 | By

Trusts that opt to roll over 2014-15 national tariff prices to 2015-16 will still be able to agree local variations with commissioners, national pricing authorities have said.

Comments (1)

Monitor to review finances at Basildon and Thurrock

27-Feb-2015 | By

FINANCE: Monitor is to review the finances of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust, after an investigation by the regulator found ‘shortcomings’ in the trust’s financial management.

Comments (3)

Lord Hunt: CCGs to be advisers to HWBs

27-Feb-2015 | By

Clinical commissioning groups will ‘ultimately’ be reduced to an advisory role for health and wellbeing boards under a Labour government, according to a shadow health minister.

Comments (1)

Fifth maternal death at east London hospital

27-Feb-2015 | By

PERFORMANCE: There has been another maternal death at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust.

Updated: £6bn Manchester devolution deal is signed

27-Feb-2015 | By

NHS and local government leaders have this morning announced plans to join up health and social care budgets for Manchester worth £6bn, but insisted the deal is not a ‘town hall takeover’ of health services.

Comments (10)

Osborne: Manchester's health deal sets trail for other areas

27-Feb-2015 | By

The chancellor has said the signing of the £6bn deal to bring together health and social care budgets in Greater Manchester, overseen by an elected mayor, has ‘set a trail for the rest of the country to follow’.

Comments (1)

Exclusive: Manchester deal criticised for lack of GP involvement

27-Feb-2015 | By

Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolution deal has been criticised for excluding GPs from consultation about the new arrangements.

CQC falls short in responding to safeguarding alerts

26-Feb-2015 | By

The Care Quality Commission board has raised concerns over the performance of the organisation in responding to safeguarding information and taking action against persistently non-compliant providers.

Comments (1)

Hunt rejects call to extend barring checks on staff and volunteers

26-Feb-2015 | By

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has rejected a key recommendation from the investigation into lessons learnt from the historic abuse by Jimmy Savile at NHS hospitals.

Manchester skyline

HSJ Live 27.02.2015: Manchester health devolution – reaction and analysis

27-Feb-2015

Plans to join up Greater Manchester health and social care budgets are not a “town hall takeover” say NHS and local leaders, plus the rest of today’s news

Webinar

Two Cheshire CCGs propose merger

STRUCTURE: Two clinical commissioning groups in Cheshire are planning to formally merge.

Comments (1)

NHS England regional director to join Wirral CCG

WORKFORCE: An NHS England regional director has been announced as the permanent accountable officer for a North West clinical commissioning group rocked by leadership turmoil last year.

Comments (2)
Sign up for news by email
Get breaking news and headlines from your sector direct to your inbox
Sign up here HSJ Newsletters