The Health Act 2012 is set to be changed to make it easier for clinical commissioning groups to come together with each other – and with NHS England – to jointly commission services, HSJ has learned.
Thirteen hospital trusts have higher than expected mortality indicator scores, according to an extract from the latest report by health analytics firm Dr Foster which has been shared exclusively with HSJ.
Surgery for knees, hips and eyes is under pressure across the NHS, with evidence of rationing to save money, a report suggests.
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The number of people dying from breast, prostate and bowel cancer will almost halve in the three decades up to 2020, new figures suggest.
North West London Hospitals Trust has admitted its data recording problem may extend wider than performance on the 18-week wait for elective surgery.
A council leader embroiled in a row with Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group over its plans to withdraw 24 hour maternity consultant cover at the Friarage Hospital has submitted his own proposal to save it.
Clinical commissioning group representatives have called on NHS England to support CCGs taking a greater role in primary care, following their first major survey of the organisations.
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Newcastle and Birmingham have failed in their attempts to become academic health science centres, although Oxford’s bid has succeeded.
PERFORMANCE: An investigation has been launched by a north London trust after it failed to enter more than 2,000 patients on the waiting list, HSJ has learned.