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
NHS England is to start evaluating the cost effectiveness of medicines available through the cancer drugs fund in a bid to bring the budget under control
Clinical commissioning groups will not be awarded extra funding to run primary care co-commissioning, NHS England has confirmed.
The health service is “absolutely on the knife edge” with no reserve left to cushion against unforeseen pressures, NHS England officials have warned
NHS England has ‘lost’ time exploring the use of GPs for the NHS 111 phone line as there are too few in the workforce to support it, a leading clinician has said
The NHS and independent sector organisations which have reached the next stage of bidding for two huge contracts to run cancer and end of life care services in Staffordshire have been revealed
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