Mark Britnell, who has been considered one of the leading contenders to become the next NHS England chief executive, has said he has not applied for the role.
Hospital chief executives believe there is little value in separating the NHS into commissioners and providers, a new HSJ survey has found.
Speculation about potential successors to Sir David Nicholson as chief executive of NHS England has focued on 10 names.
Former NHS director general Mark Britnell has been approached about the possibility of becoming the NHS Commissioning Board’s deputy chief executive, it has emerged.
“The vast majority” of NHS care will “always and quite rightly” be provided by “public sector organisations and paid for out of taxation”, according to the man at the heart of a storm over accusations of NHS privatisation.
Number 10 Downing Street is establishing its own panel of senior health policy experts – including two former NHS chief executives – to advise the prime minister on NHS reform, HSJ has learned.
Changes in the economic mix will result in less room for manoeuvre in the NHS, according to KPMG global head of health Mark Britnell.
Department of Health commissioning lead Dame Barbara Hakin has said commissioning consortia should outsource many of the responsibilities inherited from primary care trusts.
A GP commissioning “academy” has been launched by the National Association of Primary Care, in partnership with consultants KPMG.
The Department of Health has moved to “limit” the impact of the European working time directive on the NHS, HSJ has learnt.
Health minister Anne Milton was forced to defend Tory health policies yesterday after they were labelled the “weak link” in government reform plans during a Conservative Party conference debate.
As we prepare our list of the most influential people in health in 2010, Alastair McLellan and Darius McQuaid look back at who has wielded most power in the NHS during the last four years
Primary care trust chief executives have begun planning how they can transform themselves into organisations providing support to GP commissioning consortia.
Primary care trusts should seek to reinvent themselves as social enterprises providing commissioning support to GP consortia, according to the architect of the world class commissioning programme.
KPMG has confirmed the appointment of Mark Britnell as its new head of Healthcare Europe, as exclusively revealed by HSJ last month.
NHS South Central chief executive Jim Easton is to leave his post to become NHS national director for improvement and efficiency.
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There is still time for the NHS to regain its status as the best health system in the world, argues Mark Britnell.
I must admit that the first thing I looked for in Monday’s newspapers wasn’t Cameron’s big NHS speech. It was to see whether weekend reports of boastful remarks about “big opportunities” for the US private sector in Britain’s healthcare market had gained much media traction.