Commissioners have selected a consortium led by NHS providers as preferred bidder for a pioneering £800m contract for older people’s services in Cambridgeshire.
The prime minister will today promise a Conservative government would give everyone access to a GP seven days a week by 2020, while announcing all patients will have a ‘named GP’ from April next year.
The Conservatives have declined to commit to increasing NHS spending growth at their party conference this week.
The head of the body that oversees health and care regulators in the UK has criticised the Department of Health for delaying reforms to its funding arrangements
COMMERCIAL: The management of a South West hospital has ‘lost confidence’ in its private finance initiative service provider after it failed to maintain standards of quality and hygiene.
Health Education England plans to spend almost £5m to attract thousands of nurses back into the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
Almost one in 10 trust boards does not have a permanent finance director amid one of the biggest ever NHS funding squeezes, HSJ analysis has revealed.
A Labour government could put Monitor in charge of overseeing the financial sustainability of whole health economies, Andy Burnham has told HSJ
Acute providers will be paid at a bonus rate for carrying out additional operations as part of national officials’ ongoing attempts to cut waiting lists, HSJ has learned.
Monitor has concluded its first and only investigation into an allegation of anticompetitive behaviour by a clinical commissioning group
EXCLUSIVE: A Labour government would ‘not mandate’ organisational change to drive through its plans for a fully integrated national health and care service, Andy Burnham has told HSJ
London lacks a ‘collective vision’ for improving mental health services, according to a new report by the King’s Fund which identifies systemic barriers to improving services in the capital.
New laws should be introduced in the next parliament to give health and wellbeing boards extra powers including the ability to independently hold budgets, Norman Lamb has told HSJ.
Labour would have to address a shortage of funding to universities if it were to deliver on its pledge for 36,000 extra NHS staff if it formed a government, HSJ has been told
STRUCTURE: A pioneering project to improve the integration of care in south Somerset has abandoned its ambition to boost cooperation among providers with an ‘alliance contract’.
Winners showcase outstanding efficiency and improvement in the NHS
Redesign turned it around
Networks reflect the NHS’s new determination to improve
Moving some services into primary care risks ‘dumbing down’
Doctors feel outnumbered and managers have been arrogant