Competition in the NHS will retain a key role in delivering high quality and ‘efficient’ care in the new landscape carved out by the NHS Five Year Forward View, a Monitor official has indicated
NHS England has appointed the directors of most of the organisation’s new ‘sub regions’ which are to be created as part of a restructure designed to cut costs by 15 per cent.
Clinical commissioning groups across England are mulling the use of an unlicensed drug which could save the NHS millions of pounds, HSJ has learned
The health secretary has come under fire from charities and MPs for agreeing to transfer the responsibility for renal dialysis commissioning from NHS England to clinical commissioning groups
NHS England is acting unlawfully by failing to properly involve and inform patients about its primary care commissioning decisions, a High Court judge has said.
Two commissioning support units have announced they will formally merge.
Two private firms have been shortlisted for a £280m ‘prime provider’ contract in East Staffordshire in a competition that has seen all NHS bidders squeezed out of the race.
A former commissioning support unit boss has been appointed NHS England’s regional director for the south
Patients are being denied access to life changing treatments because parts of NHS England’s “Kafkaesque” commissioning regime appear to have ground to a halt, clinicians and charities have warned
Multinational companies including G4S and arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin are among those that have expressed interest in a £1bn contract to run GP support services outsourced by NHS England, HSJ has learned.
Preventing illness is a wiser use of money for CCGs