An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.
Alison Moore reports on an HSJ roundtable which explored how the biosimilars market can be expanded, what the potential benefits and challenges are, and what needs to be done to increase uptake
A partnership of mental health trusts could take over responsibility for £80m of commissioner spending as part of plans to reduce the number of patients in secure rehabilitation wards, HSJ can reveal.
A much vaunted digital health firm that has partnered with Uber has been forced to remove incorrect claims about NHS partnerships from its marketing, and to launch a probe of fake five star reviews allegedly posted by employees.
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A Shelford Group trust has revealed a £31.8m deterioration in its financial position after carrying out a re-forecast ordered by NHS Improvement.
An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.
South London commissioners have tendered a new alliance contract for adult mental health services worth up to £650m over 10 years, which aims to eventually generate efficiency savings worth 15 per cent.
Lambeth CCG’s learnings to help others drive a transformational change in mental health
HSJ’s analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that east London is underperforming against the rest of the capital.
“Significant” concerns have been raised over the sustainability of a pioneering heart failure unit at a major London trust, which will now review its use of resources.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
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”.
Commissioners have revealed the frontrunners to host elective centres in south east London.
FINANCE: Clinical commissioning groups in south east London are working on a plan that could see elective orthopaedic work concentrated on two sites.
Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.
STRUCTURE: Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust has put forward an acute care vanguard bid in partnership with Dartford and Gravesham Trust. It would see the London teaching hospital become a ‘system leader’.
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.