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Funding overhaul for mental health beds revealed


National NHS officials have proposed a major shift in the funding model for inpatient mental health beds for children and young people, information seen by HSJ reveals.

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Majority of ICSs admit purchasing plans still work in progress two months before launch


Most integrated care systems have not appointed a procurement lead despite NHS England directing the new local bodies to have a dedicated director in place by April, an HSJ analysis suggests.

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Exclusive: Every health system to face real-terms funding cut in 2022-23


Every health system has seen their core recurrent funding reduce in real terms in 2022-23, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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New time limit for government to decide on reconfigurations


The government will have a time limit of six months to consider any local reconfiguration proposal it calls in, and will have to publicly justify its interference, under changes ministers have accepted to their Health and Care Bill.

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HSJ podcast: NHS England’s unhappiest people


On this week’s episode, we discuss NHS England’s leaked staff survey results, which reveal the best and worst performing departments and regions, and deliver a particularly worrying verdict on the People Directorate.


Recovery Watch: The 20 trusts with three quarters of the NHS's two year waiters

2022-05-11T12:58:00+01:00By 2 comments

Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The Recovery Watch newsletter tracks prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.