NHS England has been urged to dramatically increase its funding for reviews of learning disability deaths, as clinical commissioning groups have revealed large backlogs with their investigations
An acute trust in the south east has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission, with its chief executive putting it down to quality improvement by clinicians and leadership stability.
NHS England has seen off a legal challenge to its largest ever medicines procurement, which is aimed at acquiring drugs to help eliminate hepatitis C in the country by 2025.
NHS England has been accused of a “crude” attempt to engineer a “land grab” after its NHS long-term plan suggested a diminished role for local government in public health.
The Care Quality Commission has, for the first time, fined a trust for failing to comply with its duty of candour.
NHS England director of acute care Keith Willett has been seconded to jointly lead a 200 strong team preparing the NHS for a no-deal Brexit, HSJ has learned.
NHS trusts will no longer be able to meet their financial targets through land sales, after regulators scrapped a controversial accounting measure which has had a distortive impact on provider finances.
Two NHS chief executives have taken up national director roles at NHS Improvement and NHS England, it has been announced.
The chief executive of a mental health trust in the South West has announced her retirement after 13 years at the trust.
Concerns were raised this week about the consultation process and the “brave” implementation timetable for a major review of NHS performance targets, due to publish recommendations in the spring.
Human body parts from NHS patients have been stored in unrefrigerated units for more than six months resulting in a smell of “decaying flesh” at a scandal hit waste management company, according to Environment Agency documents seen by HSJ.
One of the country’s biggest mental health trusts faces paying tens of thousands of pounds in legal costs after losing a court battle over the name of one of its services.
NHS Improvement is considering whether to take ownership of the new company set up to deliver billions of pounds of savings to the NHS, it has emerged.
The creation of the NHS’ first integrated care trust has been delayed until 2020, due to the complexity of the contractual model.
The progress of the consultants’ contract negotiations “remains extremely slow” and has not moved on since last year, a doctors’ trade union has said.
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Community health teams have not integrated with GP services and should in future be “based in” and “under the clinical and service direction” of primary care networks, the author of a government review of general practice has said.
Four executive directors at NHS Property Services were paid around £180,000 in bonuses in 2017-18, which is significantly higher than nearly every other national NHS body, according to HSJ analysis.