NHS Bromley CCG

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Uncontrolled costs and misplaced optimism sank deficit trust

A teaching hospital that ran up a deficit of more than £100m overstated the income it hoped to receive while significantly increasing staff numbers, a report has revealed.

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Eight trusts tender £2bn pathology contract amid network shake-up

An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Updated: Trust with worst financial performance aims for £156m deficit this year

The trust with the worst financial performance in the country is looking to end 2018-19 with a deficit of £156m, HSJ has learned.

Bromley market square

New leader named for five CCGs and STP

A cluster of five London clinical commissioning groups has appointed a single accountable officer.

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Exclusive: Shelford Group trust risks £96m deficit

A Shelford Group trust has revealed a £31.8m deterioration in its financial position after carrying out a re-forecast ordered by NHS Improvement.

Demonstration in Lewisham

STP dilutes plan to centralise elective work

An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.

Community health service redesign

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Community Health Service Redesign

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Sexual Health Services Integration

London city hall

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.

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: CCGs warn over 'insufficient' funding for fetal medicine

Clinical commissioning groups in London have said funding for fetal medicine services is “insufficient”, and warn that unless current arrangements are improved it could “impact on equitable provision”.

Prison

Senior CCG leader jailed for £145,000 fraud

A senior commissioner who defrauded Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group of nearly £145,000 has been jailed for two years and three months.

Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

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.

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

FT finance: Biggest spenders on private healthcare

Foundation trusts spent more than £475m on sending patients to private and third sector providers in 2014-15 - a 43 per cent increase on the figure two years ago.

Nick Moberly

Major teaching hospital names new chief executive

STRUCTURE: King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust has named its new permanent chief executive following the depature of Tim Smart.

Boris Johnson

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.

Social enterprise publishes clinical data via online database

TECHNOLOGY: A social enterprise which provides community services across south London has published anonymised clinical data onto a website created by the Greater London Authority to aid public scrutiny of the way services are run.

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CCG to start specialist perinatal service for 'desperate' mothers

COMMISSIONING: A London clinical commissioning group will start to fund a specialist community perinatal mental health service after mothers described how they only received help ‘at the point of desperation’.

Princess Royal Hospital, Bromley, South London Healthcare NHS Trust

Major teaching hospital's deficit could double

FINANCE: One of England’s biggest and most prestigious teaching hospital trusts has predicted a large deficit for 2014-15, with indications it will almost double in this financial year.

Bromley market square

CCG extends £30m community services contract

COMMERCIAL: Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group has extended its contract for community services with Bromley Healthcare by one extra year to end in March 2017.

Princess Royal University Hospital

Monitor investigates major London trust

PERFORMANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust because of ‘long standing problems’ at Princess Royal University Hospital.