Emergency admissions to accident and emergency departments have hit their highest level since records began, the latest NHS England figures reveal.
More than half of England should be covered by new models of providing care, such as hospitals running GP practices, under a major shift proposed by national NHS leaders
Smaller hospitals could be paid more for the work they do in a bid to ensure they remain viable, under plans set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View.
Private providers treated fewer than one in 10 of the patients left on NHS waiting lists for more than 18 weeks during the government’s summer drive to cut queues, HSJ analysis reveals.
Hospitals that blinker themselves to the potential of working with mental health providers will usher in their ‘own financial demise’, the NHS England official overseeing the service has warned
Parts of the mental health service could be destabilised by the ‘cluster’ payment system proposed for the sector, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned.
The government has waded into the row between a leading foundation trust and a group of commissioners after closing its doors to “out of area” referrals for routine care
Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers suddenly collapsed last night
Commissioners and regulators need to improve their ‘patchy’ record of supporting struggling providers, the Care Quality Commission has said.
The health service is set to receive a further multimillion pound government bailout aimed at avoiding a politically embarrassing failure of the accident and emergency waiting target during winter
Hospital trusts should ensure adequate children’s community services are in place before closing in-patient units, a senior leader in paediatrics has warned
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An investigation into maternal deaths and failings at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust looks set to be delayed for the second time.
The NHS waiting list for planned care has grown to over 3 million, despite a drive to admit more patients for treatment over the summer months.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg will today announce £120m investment in mental health services and the introduction of waiting time targets for the sector.
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