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National NHS orgs send staff to help with vaccine ‘national mission’


National NHS organisations are deploying their clinicians to work in the covid vaccination programme as part of plans just published for a dramatic expansion of booster capacity.

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Final ICS confirms chief executive


All 42 integrated care systems have now named their chief executive designate — or declared that they have failed to appoint.

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ICS go-live date could be delayed by six months, leak reveals


The transfer from clinical commissioning groups to integrated care systems may be delayed by up to six months, according to NHS England scenario planning seen by HSJ.

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First three ICS chief executives announced


Designate chief executives have been announced for three NHS integrated care boards, the first to be named ahead of integrated care systems being put on a statutory footing next year.

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Four integrated care systems fail to appoint chairs


NHS England has been unable to appoint chairs for the NHS boards of four integrated care systems.

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Former private healthcare boss chosen to chair integrated care board

2021-10-15T05:24:00+01:00By Alison Moore

A former leader of King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust is one of three new integrated care board chairs who have been selected in the South East.

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HSJ podcast: The last thing the NHS needed


NHS staff are facing the prospect of another difficult winter. The Omicron variant, an accelerated booster campaign and expectations of elective recovery will be an immense challenge for a completely exhausted workforce.

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London Eye: Omicron in the capital


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.