NHS Croydon CCG

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Another joint chair for London?

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Throwing your weight around

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

Croydon skyline

Integrated care trust comes bottom in patient experience survey

An integrated care trust received the lowest score in England from the inpatient survey, partly down to people’s experience of being discharged.

Dave west expert briefing

The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Quartering the capital

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

Corporate meeting

Planned mergers will make two super CCGs

Clinical commissioning groups in London are planning mergers that would form the two largest CCGs in England.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The bump

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

empty board room meeting

First joint chief executive for CCG and trust

A trust and clinical commissioning group today launched a plan to appoint a joint chief executive across both organisations.

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Revealed: The trusts where A&E has slipped most

Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.

Claire Murdoch

Revealed: One in 10 CCGs flout key NHS spending pledge

One in 10 clinical commissioning groups have cut their mental health spending according to new figures from NHS England, more than double the previous year.

Claire Murdoch

One in 10 CCGs missing spending target 'not good enough'

More than one in 10 clinical commissioning groups were forecasting they would miss the national mental health spending mandate for 2017-18, latest NHS England data shows.

Ivf

CCG free to cut IVF funding after panel decision

The Independent Reconfiguration Panel will not carry out a full review of a clinical commissioning group’s decision to cut funding for IVF services.

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.

Kingston upon Thames

London CCGs to share accountable officer

Commissioning chiefs in south west London are proposing to share an accountable officer in a bid to streamline decision-making and cut costs.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Baby STPs

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

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Exclusive: London STP considers cutting number of acute sites to three

The draft sustainability and transformation plan for southwest London reveals that leaders are considering cutting the number of acute sites in the patch from five to four or three.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Financial special measures

Ben Clover casts his eye over what is going on in England’s biggest health economy

money efficiency

NHS England forecasting first ever overspend

The overall NHS England budget is forecast to be overspent for the first time in 2016-17, and 45 clinical commissioning groups are performing worse than planned.

Croydon skyline

NHS England moves CCGs to 'single commissioning structures’

“Single commissioning leadership structures” will be introduced in two parts of the country by NHS England as part of a new “financial special measures regime” for clinical commissioning groups.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mapped: The trusts and CCGs in new special measures regime

NHS Improvement and NHS England have launched a new financial special measures regime for trusts and clinical commissioning groups which are not meeting their performance commitments.