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.
The proportion of clinical commissioning groups whose mental health spending will fall in cash terms is predicted to double this year to one in 10, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.
A “landmark legal case” is set to be launched which could dramatically reduce the business rates paid by NHS trusts, according to a trust’s board papers.
A teaching trust ‘on the verge’ of financial special measures is applying for distress funding after predicting it will run out of cash next month.
The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.
Trusts are facing increasing cash flow pressures after NHS England instructed local commissioners to stop making advance payments on block contracts, HSJ can reveal.
A chief executive due to retire from a London acute trust next month has been asked to lead a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
NHS England’s medical director is considering new safety measures for acute trusts after a patient died from drinking alcohol rub.
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A national protocol for sudden service closure is being produced after NHS agencies missed “red flags” when a mental health unit closed with just six days’ notice.
A clinical commissioning group in Yorkshire has admitted that even if it manages to make £47m of savings in the next four years and achieve an in-year surplus, it would still have a cumulative deficit of more than £50m.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Commissioning leaders in Yorkshire hope their successful project to keep high risk patients out of hospital could spread across the whole region.
Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.
Three sites have been shortlisted to be the location for a new mental health hospital in York.
Obese patients and smokers will have to try to lose weight or quit smoking for six months before being considered for operations under a Yorkshire CCG’s plans to save £8m.