NHS Barnet CCG

Money, cash and notes

High paid interims at overspending organisations revealed

Some of the most cash strapped clinical commissioning groups in the country have paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds for interim executives – despite a promised NHS England crackdown on their use, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

Great Yarmouth

NHS England accepts deficit forecasts for 14 CCGs

NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Trust's financial position £60m worse than expected after audit judgement

A large acute trust which thought it had delivered a £15m surplus has now reported a £46m deficit, after auditors questioned the accounting treatment of a major land sale.

board room

Conflict of interest CCG appoints barrister as governance guardian

A clinical commissioning group at the centre of a conflict of interest investigation last year has appointed a barrister specialising in professional conduct.

Pharmacy and medicines optimisation

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation

NHS England, specialised commissioning (medicines optimisation clinical reference group): National Dose Standardisation for Chemotherapy

Improving the value of primary care services

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Primary Care Services

NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group: Lambeth DataNet

London city hall

GP quality - London: CQC ratings confirm challenge in East London

HSJ’s analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that east London is underperforming against the rest of the capital.

Camden town

Five CCGs appoint single chief officer to cover STP patch

Five north London clinical commissioning groups have appointed a single chief officer to cover their entire sustainability and transformation footprint.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Keeping NHS England happy

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

fetal ultrasound pregnancy monitoring

Exclusive: CCGs warn over 'insufficient' funding for fetal medicine

Clinical commissioning groups in London have said funding for fetal medicine services is “insufficient”, and warn that unless current arrangements are improved it could “impact on equitable provision”.

Enfield

Five CCGs confirm shared leader by April

Five clinical commissioning groups in London intend to have a single accountable officer by April 2017.

map of london

Second 'full' STP published as council hits out at process

The second “full” sustainability and transformation plan has been published, by a London local authority which has criticised the STP process citing concerns over transparency and a lack of focus on adult social care.

Camden Town, north London

Exclusive: Five CCGs consider joint chief across STP patch

Five clinical commissioning groups are considering a move to a single chief officer across their sustainability and transformation plan footprint, HSJ understands.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Baby STPs

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Commissioners question Royal Free's planned £30m overperformance

FINANCE: Commissioners in north London have sent an activity query notice to the Royal Free London Foundation Trust over a £30m predicted overperformance on activity in 2016-17.

London

Cancer wait performance declines significantly in London

The latest cancer data shows a significant decline in waiting times performance for north London boroughs.

Ben Clover

London Eye: The end of the capital's cancer networks

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Dave West

The Commissioner: Conflicts of interest are about to become very uncool indeed

What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable weekly insight for commissioners, by Dave West