Sally Gainsbury is senior policy analyst at the Nuffield Trust. She was previously news editor at HSJ.
The use of temporary clinical staff in the NHS – HSJ workforce investigation main reportSubscription
The NHS has an urgent need to reduce its £3bn plus dependency on temporary agency staff. This investigation explores the causes and looks for possible solutions
The planned pay caps will be tough for us to meet, say half the trust directors in our survey
NHS England’s plan to ask CCGs to withhold funds from hospital providers has worrying ramifications
Celebrating healthcare’s most imaginative financial minds
Sally Gainsbury: The upside to write-downSubscription
Paper losses have a material impact on FTs
Prepare for the workforce boomSubscription
The DH has to face up to 20,000 future unemployed hospital doctors
Sally Gainsbury: the mutating baselineSubscription
What to do with illogical policy or unworkable budgets
NHS dragged into cross-border care disputeSubscription
New EU rules are causing problems for providers
The dialectic of foundation trust financesSubscription
Why the next FT accounts will be true works of beauty
Has the evil Treasury swiped £2.8bn from the NHS’s 2010-11 baseline?
£1.2bn reasons to wonder if they’ve done so already
Why does it matter if GPs can earn interest from their “hard cash”?
Loose talk on FT and SoS freedoms
It’s a policy: real terms cuts to NHS pay
So was that just the Conservative Party’s Bank of England moment?
Perhaps now is a good time to start asking what the Tories would do to the health service…
It looks like the Treasury are gearing up to remove funding for depreciation costs and capital charges from departmental budgets.
The Department of Health has been asked to contribute £2.3bn to the Treasury’s £5bn of public spending cuts in 2010-11.
Intrigue over that £1.5bn shaved off the DH’s departmental expenditure limit for 2008-09 continues