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Clinical commissioning groups’ efficiency targets have risen by over a quarter this year in a sign that the financial strain on the health service is moving beyond the provider sector.
A London clinical commissioning group is considering whether it should refuse to make more primary care quality, innovation, productivity and prevention savings demanded by NHS England by the end of the year.
FINANCE: GPs have told the leaders of Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group that they have ‘no confidence’ in the CCG’s management of the group’s financial rescue plans.
FINANCE: Commissioners in Birmingham have removed from their annual efficiency plan this year’s expected savings from the better care fund because the financial gains were unlikely to be realised this year.
CCG forecasts largest cumulative deficitSubscription
FINANCE: Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group is forecasting the largest cumulative deficit of any CCG to date.
It’s at risk of becoming the longest running pilot scheme in the NHS
Tariff reveals NHS savings targets for 2015-16Subscription
NHS pricing authorities will require all providers to deliver another 3.8 per cent in efficiency savings next year, while tweaking the controversial “marginal rate” for emergency admissions to ease the financial strain on smaller hospitals
Trusts will need more money to operate
This week’s HSJ Efficiency supplement looks at the growing phenomenon of patient hotels
NHS England and UCLH in contracting disputeSubscription
NHS England is in dispute with University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust over £75m of the trust’s specialised services contract for this financial year.