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UPDATED: Interactive commissioning system map

23-Jul-2014 | By

HSJ has updated its comprehensive interactive map of the NHS commissioning system, showing critical details about its organisations.

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Local education and training posts at risk in HEE's cost cutting review

22-Jul-2014 | By

Education and training posts across the country could be axed as part of the second phase of Health Education England’s cost cutting reorganisation.

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Healthwatch warns of the rise of 'super CCGs'

22-Jul-2014 | By

The health secretary has been urged to rethink legal reforms that would ease the creation of allegedly unaccountable “super clinical commissioning groups”.

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Commissioning system belatedly balances £97bn budget

18-Jul-2014 | By

NHS England has belatedly managed to set plans to balance its £97bn budget for 2014-15.

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Monitor signals the end of mental health block contracts

18-Jul-2014 | By

Monitor has signalled the end of block contracts currently used to fund NHS mental health providers as part of a major shake up of the national payment system due to be introduced next year.

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Pricing authorities to tighten grip on specialist service payments

18-Jul-2014 | By

Monitor and NHS England have floated plans to tighten their grip on specialist services pricing while mounting a push for local commissioners to move away from national NHS prices

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New body to control healthcare reconfigurations under Labour plans

18-Jul-2014 | By

A Labour administration would establish a new agency to oversee reconfigurations of NHS services, the shadow health minister has told HSJ.

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Third of CCGs do not plan to retender community services

17-Jul-2014 | By ,

More than a third of CCGs have no plans to retender their community services, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

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Residential care means more than a chair to sit in

28-Jul-2014 | By

Consider occupation when commissioning for quality of life in homes

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