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A clinical commissioning group has abandoned its high profile competitive tender for community services in favour of a joint programme with two neighbouring commissioners.
Mapped: The financial health of every STP areaSubscription
Some of the 44 new health systems for England could be in such deep financial trouble that they will struggle to plan their way out of deficit, according to policy experts.
FINANCE: NHS Improvement has launched an investigation into a specialist trust in Birmingham after its finances deteriorated during 2015-16.
Engaging the trainee medical workforce in management roles represents a significant challenge, yet one that is essential to the future of the NHS. By Tim Robbins and colleagues
Half the hospitals that perform major children’s heart surgery do not currently meet all the new safety standards being implemented by NHS England.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
WORKFORCE: East Midlands Ambulance Service Trust has been in discussions with NHS Improvement to “strengthen” its leadership arrangements since the struggling provider’s chief executive Sue Noyes stepped down in March, the trust has said.
Regulators have extended the deadline for NHS providers to submit their operational plans for the current financial year because “very few” have met the deadline for agreeing their contract.
NHS England to investigate £1.2bn Staffordshire contracts following Cambridgeshire failureSubscription
NHS England will investigate two contentious contract tenders as part of the follow-up to last week’s review into the failed Cambridgeshire older people’s service contract, HSJ has learned.
FINANCE: Leaders of a West Midlands clinical commissioning group have estimated that a pilot scheme designed to cut medicines waste will save them up to £8m a year.