Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.
This year’s HSJ100 highlighted the Mexican standoff between Simon Stevens and Jeremy Hunt over whether the NHS had enough money to deliver on its priorities – particularly A&E access and elective waiting times.
NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.
One of the NHS’s largest clinical commissioning groups is set to ditch a controversial policy enforcing 12 week minimum waiting times for adults needing “non-urgent” treatment – just two months after setting out the plan.
Local commissioners overspent against their financial plans by nearly £60m in the four months to August, but NHS England still expects them to deliver a near breakeven position by the end of 2017-18.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group, one of England’s largest commissioners, must not get “distracted” by designing new structures following its improved rating, its outgoing chief officer has warned.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Tracy Dowling is leaving to head up the area’s mental health and community care provider.
Three Cambridgeshire minor injuries units threatened with closure could be reprieved and even expanded, following public outcry about the potential service downgrades.
Commissioners have raised concerns over a national direction to spend the 2016-17 allocation of the primary care estates and technology transformation fund by the end of March, despite it only being allocated in October.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group has been told by MPs to “come clean” about the potential damage to services caused by the collapse of a £750m contract.
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust could ditch the main IT provider of its high profile eHospital programme, which HSJ understands is making a significant contribution to its large deficit.
Two hospitals in the Midlands have had critical internal incidents declared after a major technology failure, which is affecting all trust IT and telecoms systems.
A private healthcare firm has pulled out of a high profile partnership with the NHS, which is due to develop a £120m multi-purpose complex, HSJ can reveal.
A review of the £750m UnitingCare Partnership contract debacle has laid bare the disjointed process undertaken by Cambridgeshire commissioners and its advisers, and the rows over who was to blame.
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NHS trusts involved in the UnitingCare debacle have denied making a deliberately unrealistic, low bid to win the £750m contract, amid an escalating row with another provider about why the deal had collapsed.
System leaders are drawing up new rules for NHS bodies tendering large contracts in response to the disastrous collapse of a £750m deal last year, Simon Stevens has told MPs.
A district general hospital has selected a preferred private sector partner for an ambitious project to develop a “health campus”, build up to 385 houses and deliver £5m of recurrent income, HSJ has learned.
The NHS’s East of England commercial advisory unit the Strategic Projects Team is to be “closed down”.
The NHS’s fragmented regulation system is placing patients at “significant risk”, according to a withering report on the collapse of a flagship £750m contract in Cambridgeshire by the National Audit Office.