Securing a social care funding deal and patient safety should be priorities for the new health secretary, Simon Stevens indicated in an interview with HSJ.
The next three years will bring a “wholesale shift” in NHS funding rules, including the end of “sustainability funds”, the NHS England chief executive said.
A private mental health hospital which treats NHS funded patients including children has been judged inadequate for safety by CQC inspectors.
Two “outstanding” foundation trusts have signed a contract with a Chinese real estate company to advise it on building 10 new hospitals in a deal which could be worth millions for the NHS.
More than a third of NHS trusts had at least one board level vacancy last year with more than half of directors in post for less than three years, according to new research.
A consultant has won her claim for sex discrimination at an internationally renowned teaching hospital, in a case that revealed a “dysfunctional department”.
NHS trusts must continue to access a savings tool which has generated “significant benefit” to the health service, NHS Improvement has confirmed.
A Shelford Group trust chief executive has been appointed interim lead of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, HSJ has learned.
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A rival bidder for NHS England’s ill-fated primary care support contract had proposed having around 340 more staff than the winning bid from Capita, HSJ has learned.
The Department of Health and Social Care is being taken to court over allegations of improper behaviour during the awarding of a £730m contract to deliver medical equipment to the NHS, HSJ can reveal.