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Updated: NHS provider sector reports £822m deficit

22-May-2015 | By Lawrence Dunhill

NHS providers have reported a deficit of £822m for 2014-15, with foundation trusts ending the year in the red for first time ever. HSJ analysis suggests that without bailouts the net deficit was closer to £1bn.

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Largest trust in England rated 'inadequate'

22-May-2015 | By

PERFORMANCE: The largest trust in the country has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission, and has appointed an interim chief executive.

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Revealed: Mental health pledge to be funded from existing budgets

22-May-2015 | By

A pledge by the home secretary to invest £15m in new health based places of safety to detain people experiencing mental health crisis will be funded from existing budgets, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: Slowdown in prevention of early deaths - funding may be the cause

22-May-2015 | By

National officials have identified a stalling of improvement in the prevention of premature deaths by the English health service, with one potential cause being the NHS’s “economic challenges”.

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Only a quarter of CQC inspection reports published on time

22-May-2015 | By

Just a quarter of the Care Quality Commission’s inspection reports have been published on time, new figures show.

Executive Summary: The big squeeze

22-May-2015 | By

HSJ’s round up of Friday’s key stories

Largest ever CCG deficit revealed

21-May-2015 | By

PERFORMANCE: Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s deficit spiralled to £43.2m by the end of 2014-15, the largest recorded of any CCG.

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All CCGs must go to market for support services

21-May-2015 | By

NHS England has instructed all clinical commissioning groups they must go to the market to procure a number of support services rather than bring them in house.

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'Vanguard' project now open to entire acute sector

21-May-2015 | By

NHS England has expanded the scope of its ‘vanguard’ project to trial new care models, to encompass the viability of the entire acute sector.

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Hunt: Peer review, not top-down targets, can improve NHS

21-May-2015 | By

Jeremy Hunt has praised the benefits of peer review to improve NHS standards, saying it is a better method than top-down targets.

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Value in Healthcare Awards 2015 shortlist announced

21-May-2015

Book your table for the ceremony on 22 September.

Exclusive: NHS England proposes new rare condition drug access rules

21-May-2015 | By

NHS England is set to publish new guidance, described by charities as ‘life saving’, on access to licensed drugs for patients with rare conditions and in ‘critical need’, HSJ has learned.

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HSJ Live 22.05.2015: Foundation Trust sector ends year with £349m deficit

22-May-2015

Foundation trusts under “sustained and exceptional pressure”, says Monitor, plus the rest of the day’s news and comment

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Largest trust in England rated 'inadequate'

PERFORMANCE: The largest trust in the country has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission, and has appointed an interim chief executive.

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Largest ever CCG deficit revealed

PERFORMANCE: Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s deficit spiralled to £43.2m by the end of 2014-15, the largest recorded of any CCG.

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