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Trusts negotiate Carter efficiency timelinesSubscription
Ten hospital trusts have so far received their efficiency savings estimates from Lord Carter, as part of his review into NHS productivity, HSJ has learned.
Lord Carter is to recommend that hospital trusts submit more of their staffing data to national bodies.
Experts say it’s time for a better strategy
A procurement adviser has stepped down from Lord Carter’s review into NHS efficiency, due to an issue over reimbursement for Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation Trust.
The government’s newly appointed quality tsar will work with Lord Carter’s team to drive out ‘unwanted variation’ in clinical practice across the NHS, it has announced.
Lord Carter is looking to establish ‘clearer guidance’ on safe staffing levels as part of his review of NHS efficiency, he has told HSJ.
More than £1bn can be saved if the NHS wipes out variations in elective care productivity, according to a new report from Monitor.
Carter review timeline slipsSubscription
The progress of a high profile review into NHS efficiency has slipped against the timeline set by ministers.
STRUCTURE: Work has started to create a ‘foundation chain’ between two leading hospital trusts in the North West, HSJ has been told.
The Department of Health has named 10 more trusts that will take part in Lord Carter’s major review into hospital efficiency.