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Updated: Third large CCG merger confirmed in south east

Twenty clinical commissioning groups have been given the green light to merge from NHS England and NHS Improvement, HSJ can confirm.

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London Eye: Chairs around the clockface

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

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Revealed: Two regions dominate rankings for late cancer diagnosis

Just two regions account for nine of the 10 worst performing clinical commissioning groups for late detection of cancer, according to official data.

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Single women IVF ban will be reviewed

South east London commissioners have pledged to carry out a “rapid review” of their policy to deny IVF treatment to single women.

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London Eye: The cancer market

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

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London Eye: No learning, no remorse?

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

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London Eye: Another joint chair for London?

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

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Capital’s CCGs consolidate leadership pending mergers

There will be just two chief executives covering the 12 groups in south London from October, ahead of planned mergers in April next year.

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London Eye: Throwing your weight around

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Quartering the capital

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

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Trusts bid to take on CCG budgets

Three London trusts are in talks with clinical commissioning groups to take on responsibility for local mental health budgets, HSJ can reveal.

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Trio of private providers fight for £2.2bn London contract

Three bidders have been shortlisted for one of the biggest NHS pathology contracts, HSJ can reveal.

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Time to stop defining GPs by their working patterns

If GP roles offered a less overwhelming workload and more enjoyable working environment, the capacity and contribution of existing GPs could be greater. By Jessica Arnold, working with Dr Agnes Marossy and Dr Gillian Kyei

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CCG allocations revealed: The winners and losers

New funding allocations which favour areas of extreme deprivation will see some clinical commissioning groups receive cash growth of up to 15 per cent next year, with others receiving increases of less than 5 per cent.

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Uncontrolled costs and misplaced optimism sank deficit trust

A teaching hospital that ran up a deficit of more than £100m overstated the income it hoped to receive while significantly increasing staff numbers, a report has revealed.

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Eight trusts tender £2bn pathology contract amid network shake-up

An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.

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Updated: Trust with worst financial performance aims for £156m deficit this year

The trust with the worst financial performance in the country is looking to end 2018-19 with a deficit of £156m, HSJ has learned.

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New leader named for five CCGs and STP

A cluster of five London clinical commissioning groups has appointed a single accountable officer.

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Exclusive: Shelford Group trust risks £96m deficit

A Shelford Group trust has revealed a £31.8m deterioration in its financial position after carrying out a re-forecast ordered by NHS Improvement.

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STP dilutes plan to centralise elective work

An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.