Leaders in one of NHS England’s former “success regimes” have conceded a failure to build on progress made, as they “retrenched” back into their organisations.
Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.
England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.
Hospital chief executives and senior NHS England staff were among those named in the New Year’s Honours list.
The interim leader of a health economy hoping to secure “integrated care system” status has left her position earlier than planned, after the parties agreed they had reached a “natural point” for “early conclusion of the contract”.
A new batch of clinical commissioning group mergers - involving six groups - have been conditionally approved by NHS England.
Virgin Care is likely to lose a children’s contract worth hundreds of millions of pounds as commissioners are set to name an NHS consortium as preferred bidders.
Two clinical commissioning groups in a financially struggling health economy are proposing to merge by April next year to enable them to “punch our weight”.
A high profile regulator and quango chief has been appointed as the new independent chair of a troubled health economy.
A former primary care trust chief is set to lead a health economy on an interim basis after local managers were unable to find a candidate to take on the role permanently.
Healthcare leaders in the South West have postponed the recruitment for a new accountable officer after failing to attract enough suitable candidates for the role covering two clinical commissioning groups and an STP.
Virgin Care is set to receive a £35m contract to provide children’s services for a further year ahead of another re-procurement by commissioners.
Two foundation trust chiefs are to be the interim leaders of a financially challenged sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
East Berkshire and bordering areas in Hampshire and Surrey have the majority of worst rated GP surgeries in the South, exclusive HSJ analysis has shown.
The former chair of two NHS trusts has pleaded guilty to falsifying his qualifications in order to obtain the roles.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Multiple NHS organisations involved in the avoidable death of a three-year-old boy failed to properly investigate and identify what happened or learn lessons for the future, according to a new report.
Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust, one of the first “integrated care organisations” in the country, has been rated requires improvement by the Care Quality Commission.
Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell