The man responsible for managing Britain’s nuclear deterrent has been handed the job of overseeing the NHS’s finances as part of a welter of appointments to the new joint executive team for NHS England and NHS Improvement.
A region’s first specialist children’s hospital – combining physical and mental health services – may be opened in 2023 now the government has approved up to £100m for the long-planned project, the lead chief executive has told HSJ.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay
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