The “temporary” overnight closure of one of England’s smallest accident and emergency departments is set to become permanent, following a unanimous vote by commissioners.
An independent review is to be held into the death of a teenager after a clinical commissioning group interfered in an earlier investigation.
A social enterprise has seen off two other rivals to win a £1.2bn community health contract aimed at bringing services together under one provider.
NHS England is to issue new guidance to clinical commissioning groups in the wake of an alleged cover-up of a teenager’s avoidable death.
A clinical commissioning group altered a review of the death of a teenager with a learning disability – including removing a finding that it was “avoidable” – sparking concern that the national system may be flawed.
The Care Quality Commission is prosecuting an NHS trust for allegedly failing to provide safe care to one of its patients.
Hospital trusts along the Welsh border are at risk of losing millions of pounds this year, as a cross-border dispute over tariffs drags on.
Commissioners are set to approve the permanent downgrade of the A&E department at the country’s smallest hospital trust.
An MP has asked health secretary Matt Hancock to halt the “potentially disastrous” procurement of community services worth more than £1bn, after claiming the process does not align with the NHS long-term plan.
Community providers in the south west will compete to take over each other’s services after the local CCG announced it would accept only single-provider bids for a new £1.2bn contract.
The country’s smallest hospital trust could lose its A&E service under proposals that will be put to the public for consultation next year.
The fate of one of the NHS’ smallest emergency departments will be decided “later next year”, commissioners announced this month.
A community services contract, worth £1.7bn, is set to be procured by commissioners in the South West of England
One in 10 clinical commissioning groups have cut their mental health spending according to new figures from NHS England, more than double the previous year.
Some of the most cash strapped clinical commissioning groups in the country have paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds for interim executives – despite a promised NHS England crackdown on their use, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
Community services across a swathe of the South West could be consolidated into a single service as a newly merged clinical commissioning group seeks to relieve pressure on hospitals.
More than one in 10 clinical commissioning groups were forecasting they would miss the national mental health spending mandate for 2017-18, latest NHS England data shows.
Three clinical commissioning groups have been taken out of special measures ahead of mergers this weekend.
One of the NHS’s global digital exemplar trusts is reviewing 85,000 patients records after they were mistakenly left “on hold”, potentially leading to treatment delays.