NHS City and Hackney CCG

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High covid vaccine uptake in nearly all CCGs

There has been very high uptake of the covid vaccine among those aged 70 and over in nearly all parts of England, new figures from NHS England suggest.

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STP lures system leader away from London

A  north east London system leader is moving out of the capital to run a health system in the West Country.

London

GPs vote overwhelmingly to form England’s largest CCG

The seven clinical commissioning groups in north east London will merge by April 2021 after GPs in the health system voted overwhelmingly in favour of the move last week.

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Increasing physical health check coverage for those with serious mental illness

City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group took home Mental Health Innovation of the Year at the 2019 HSJ awards. Jennifer Trueland explores the collaborative approach underpinning their win

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Up to 100,000 on antipsychotics with no review

A national strategy is needed to tackle health risks linked to antipsychotic drugs because current policy is letting tens of thousands of people fall through the gaps, commissioners in London are warning.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Mental health innovation of the year

WINNER: City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group, East London Foundation Trust, City and Hackney GP Confederation, Core Sport and Clinical Effectiveness Group – An Alliance Model for Primary Care SMI Physical Health

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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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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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Revealed: The new CCG ratings

Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.

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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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London Eye: Throwing your weight around

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

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London Eye: Quartering the capital

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

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London records surge in measles cases

Measles is on the increase in London with infections in the first quarter of 2019 outstripping the same period last year by more than a third.

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Revealed: Babylon’s national expansion push

Digital health company Babylon Healthcare has contacted more than a dozen clinical commissioning groups as it pushes for expansion across the country, including extending its NHS GP partnership to two new cities.

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Trust misses finance target by £60m but keeps access to STF

A large acute trust in London has missed its original financial target for last year by £60m, but has still been awarded most of its sustainability and transformation funding.

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Seven CCGs name joint accountable officer

A London sustainability and transformation partnership area has appointed a single accountable officer across its seven clinical commissioning groups.

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Daily Insight: Fight! City and Hackney squares up to 'heavy handed' NHSE

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest health stories and debate

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'Heavy handed' NHS England forces CCG to agree to STP

NHS England threatened commissioners in London with legal directions if they do not support plans to appoint a single accountable officer, HSJ has been told.