Ben is a bureau chief at HSJ and he covers the hospital sector and London. He has worked at HSJ for five years and has lectured at Imperial College London’s Master’s course on health policy.
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A trust recovering from serious problems with its accident and emergency services has appointed a new chief operating officer and medical director.
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A company was told that if it pursued a procurement challenge against a clinical commissioning group it could damage its chances of winning more work, court documents allege.
National leaders have confirmed they will “significantly reduce” the value of CQUIN incentive schemes, despite NHS England previously denying that major changes were planned.
The government has said it will review the way contracts are awarded to clinical waste disposal firms, in the wake of the HES case and a legal challenge earlier this year.
Hundreds of tonnes of human body parts and dangerous waste from NHS patients has been stockpiled by a leading disposal company, sparking a major national incident.
A community provider’s contract has been extended by four months, pending a court dispute over an integrated care deal.
A teaching hospital is considering closing its urology service to out of area referrals, as it struggles to deal with a backlog of cases.
A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.