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The Care Integration top 50 revealedSubscription
The people doing the most to overcome historical organisational barriers to create a new care system
The Care Quality Commission will be given Bank of England-style statutory independence to prevent it facing political interference in the run up to the general election, the health secretary announced today.
Ministers ‘listening’ to competition concernsSubscription
Health minister Daniel Poulter has said the government is listening to criticism of competition rules which have been blamed for thwarting much needed hospital reconfiguration projects.
GPs will be offered money to open their surgeries seven days a week and out of office hours under proposals unveiled by the prime minister today.
Hunt prioritises frail older people’s careSubscription
Jeremy Hunt has said he will prioritise improvements in the care of frail older people over the next year, prompting the head of one royal college to express concerns that start-of-life care is being neglected.
The appointment of the most high profile executive director responsible for public health who comes from a non-public health background has been announced.
There are likely to be another two waves of integration pilots, with a total of about 30 areas becoming integration “pioneers”, an NHS England official has revealed.
HWB architect expresses concern at Burnham planSubscription
A key architect of the health and wellbeing board model has expressed concern at possible Labour proposals to make the boards the NHS’s main commissioning bodies.
NHS England’s chairman has said the organisation is embarking upon a global search for a new chief executive.