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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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Trusts consider new pathology hub at university

NHS leaders in Lancashire are hopeful that four acute trusts will agree to consolidate pathology services on a university site in the north of the county, in a project that would cost £31m.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

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Daily Insight: NHS England waste deep in legal challenges

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Updated: The NHS trusts with the highest DTOC rates

The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.

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North by North West: Carving up Greater Manchester

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

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Three trusts merge departments in efficiency drive

Procurements chiefs are hoping collaboration between three acute trusts will lead to millions of pounds of savings, after winning permission to set up a “cluster”.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Care UK: Care UK – HMP Stafford – Repeat Prescriptions Management

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Exclusive: Trusts get £187m incentive payments despite plans slipping

Forty NHS trusts set to miss their financial targets have received almost £200m from the national fund intended to reward trusts for good performance.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: How not to transform the NHS

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Eight CCGs could be 'taken over' under council proposals

A single entity could be established to commission all health and social care services in Lancashire, with a councillor potentially given the casting vote on its board, a new report has proposed.

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Radiologist guilty of 'audacious' contract scam

A consultant radiologist has pleaded guilty to defrauding the NHS out of £24,000 after consistently carrying out additional contract work within his normal working hours.

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English waiting times growth trebles

Since the incomplete pathways target was first met in 2012, English waiting times have been creeping up at about half a week per year. Now they’re growing three times faster

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North by North West: The gritty detail of STPs that leaders fear

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Tough times in Southport

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Skilling up the dinner ladies

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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The Commissioner: The road to reconfiguration

What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable weekly insight for commissioners, by Dave West

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Are the ‘18 weeks’ trajectories deliverable?

The “financial reset” document explains how 18 week waiting times will be restored. But will it work

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North by North West: Fair shares and robot wars

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill