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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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London Eye: Getting on with the day job

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

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Senior leaders depart troubled CCG cluster

Six directors have left or not reapplied for their jobs at a troubled clinical commissioning group collaboration, HSJ can reveal.

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Analysis: The areas seeing sustained falls in emergency admissions

Containing and reducing emergency hospital admissions is often seen as the holy grail of sustainable and better integrated healthcare. For most it has been elusive, but HSJ has identified and spoken to several areas which appear to have seen sustained reductions in recent years.

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GP quality - London: CQC ratings confirm challenge in East London

HSJ’s analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that east London is underperforming against the rest of the capital.

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London Eye: Baby STPs

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

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London trusts seek major savings through pathology consolidation

STRUCTURE: Three trusts in north west London have decided to consolidate their pathology services in a bid to save money.

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The journey towards a new dawn for care delivery

Barking, Havering and Redbridge launched a range of initiatives as part of making new care models a reality

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North west London retains IVF restriction policy

FINANCE: Clinical commissioning groups in north west London have decided to retain their IVF restriction policy, so treatment will only be funded for couples who do not already have children, or children from a previous relationship.

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CCG allocations: winners and losers revealed

Six clinical commissioning groups will see real terms cuts to their core budgets next year, according to financial allocations published by NHS England.

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Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.

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London's devolution demands revealed

Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.

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CCGs to use primary care powers to develop new care models

The first clinical commissioning groups to be given control of their the primary care budgets have said they will use their new powers to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View’s new models of care and scale up GP services, HSJ has learnt.

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Imperial puts FT bid on hold following ‘requires improvement’ CQC rating

PERFORMANCE: Imperial Healthcare has set back its plans to become a foundation trust for at least a year after the Care Quality Commission rated it as ‘requires improvement’ during a December inspection.

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Ambulance services given extra time to assess patient need

Ambulance services in two areas will be given two minutes longer to assess patient need before sending out a response vehicle, under a pilot scheme announced by the health secretary today.

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North West London commissioner moves to chief executive role

WORKFORCE: A new chief executive has been appointed at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust.

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Eight CCGs plan to bring commissioning support in-house

Eight London clinical commissioning groups are set to stop using their commissioning support unit and bring its functions in-house, HSJ understands.

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At least 10 PCTs to be bailed out by peers in 2012-13

At least 10 primary care trusts would face finishing 2012-13 in the red without loans or bailouts from their neighbouring commissioners, HSJ research has found.

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Community physio 'first' awarded funding to spread

The first community based service for treating a common orthopaedic problem has been found to improve patient experience and reduce costs, and been awarded funding to spread nationally.

IVF approvals now half the level of rejections in NW London

PERFORMANCE: A report from the individual funding requests board show the number of IVF approvals is now half the number of rejections.