NHS Camden CCG

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Trust could face court action after abandoning estates deal

A London trust has abandoned procurement plans for a strategic estates partnership following pressure from local campaign groups.

Managing long term conditions

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Managing Long Term Conditions

The Royal Wolverhampton Trust: Development of a Nurse-led Paracentesis and Infusion Service within a Gastroenterology Ward.

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‘Serious concern’ over new GP contracts going to private firms

The British Medical Association has expressed “significant concern” about “local GP-led groups” missing out on new contracts around the country to provide additional GP appointments.

Camden town

Private provider beats GP federation to NHS contract

Commissioners in north London have awarded an extended primary care services contract to a private provider over the GP federation that was already providing the service, HSJ has learned.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Exclusive: STPs chosen to lead major £350m back office savings drive

Four sustainability and transformation plan areas will spearhead system leaders’ plans for regional back office mergers across the NHS, which could require significant changes to local governance structures.

Enfield

Five CCGs confirm shared leader by April

Five clinical commissioning groups in London intend to have a single accountable officer by April 2017.

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EU contribution to NHS highlighted by Awards shortlist

The shortlist for HSJ’s special award celebrating the contribution to the NHS by staff from elsewhere in the EU has been announced.

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Second 'full' STP published as council hits out at process

The second “full” sustainability and transformation plan has been published, by a London local authority which has criticised the STP process citing concerns over transparency and a lack of focus on adult social care.

Camden Town, north London

Exclusive: Five CCGs consider joint chief across STP patch

Five clinical commissioning groups are considering a move to a single chief officer across their sustainability and transformation plan footprint, HSJ understands.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Baby STPs

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

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Commissioners question Royal Free's planned £30m overperformance

FINANCE: Commissioners in north London have sent an activity query notice to the Royal Free London Foundation Trust over a £30m predicted overperformance on activity in 2016-17.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: What the consultants are doing

What is going on in England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Taking mental health a step beyond primary care

A new mental health service delivers integrated care to complex patients who have not historically been well served

Dame Fiona Caldicott

Caldicott: 'Considerable' public support for data sharing

There is “considerable” public support for sharing anonymised health data with third parties, according to the unpublished findings of national data guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott.

London

Cancer wait performance declines significantly in London

The latest cancer data shows a significant decline in waiting times performance for north London boroughs.

David Williams

What’s New in Care Models: Competitive tendering at the crossroads

Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View, by our senior correspondent on integration David Williams.

Ben Clover

London Eye: The end of the capital's cancer networks

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

Camden Town, north London

London CCG pursuing prime provider model for MSK

A London CCG is commissioning a musculoskeletal contract with capped costs.

Ben Clover

London Eye: 2012 all over again?

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