HSJ’s analysis of the proportion of nursing shifts filled according to acute hospitals’ own staffing plans, as reported in the ‘safe staffing’ data collected by NHS England.
The health service could save £400m a year if the government changed the law to fix the costs for clinical negligence schemes alongside other measures, the NHS Litigation Authority has said.
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The first wave of urgent and emergency care vanguard sites has been revealed by NHS England.
HSJ’s map of the eight sites identified by NHS England as the first urgent and emergency care vanguards.
The practice of sending mental health patients up to hundreds of miles from home for a bed should be stopped because of the risk of suicide, a national inquiry has warned.
The NHS Trust Development Authority has appointed improvement directors to two trusts struggling with performance and leadership issues.
Clinical commissioning groups are expected to fund a 2.3 per cent increase in emergency activity this year compared to 2014-15, NHS England has confirmed.
An American healthcare corporation is being brought in to support five trusts in improving quality and clinical engagement.
Patients will be told the Care Quality Commission rating and waiting times for their local hospitals when making appointments through a new electronic booking system to encourage ‘truly informed’ patient choice, the health secretary has said.
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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence will publish recommended nurse staffing levels for accident and emergency departments despite being asked by NHS England to drop the work, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has told commissioners to suspend all GP out of hours and NHS 111 procurements while it draws up new rules for creating ‘functionally integrated’ urgent care services, HSJ has learned.
Letters seen by HSJ reveal how NHS England ordered clinical commissioning groups to change their contracts with acute providers to reflect an assumption that hospital activity would grow this year.
The foundation trust model could come under question as the NHS faces up to the “absolutely huge” financial challenge, David Bennett has said.
Exclusive: Monitor’s chief executive will today warn that foundation trusts could see their freedoms ‘completely eroded’ if they do not do better to reduce a sector-wide deficit projected to reach £1bn in 2015-16.