An outpatients service, which is run by a member of a clinical commissioning group’s governing body, has been served with three warning notices by the Care Quality Commission.
The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.
Ten million people in the UK suffer pain and/or disability from knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. Enabling Self-management & Coping with Arthritis Pain using Exercise, ESCAPE-pain, is a rehabilitation programme that combines education, self-management strategies and exercise.
NHS England and Improvement has used its legislative powers to discover why 16 clinical commissioning groups falsely claimed to have met the mental health investment standard, HSJ can reveal.
The launch of an enhanced service across two counties has been delayed because of the coronavirus crisis.
The local areas where patients are waiting the longest for ambulances have been publicly identified for the first time by an HSJ investigation.
The seven clinical commissioning groups in a sustainability and transformation partnership are to merge into three, despite initial reluctance from some local GPs.
The NHS in Kent failed to take account of its duty to reduce inequalities when it decided where to place hyperacute stroke services, a court was told.
Commissioners have intervened after a drop in hip and knee surgery patients at a major NHS trauma centre sparked concerns about its ability to train junior doctors.
Three organisations, which are part of a sustainability and transformation partnership once seen as one of the country’s most challenged, have left financial special measures.
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.
Sussex’s seven clinical commissioning groups could merge into three, while a nearby CCG could potentially leave the area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
A patient transport company which collapsed after it withdrew from a key NHS contract owes more than £11m, including to the NHS, statements filed with Companies House have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership which has faced a turbulent few years has appointed new leadership.
Controversial plans to create three hyperacute stroke units in Kent and Medway have been approved, but could still face a judicial review.
The eight clinical commissioning groups in Sussex and East Surrey have appointed a permanent single accountable officer.
A trust with financial problems was told to consider “refreshing” its board to ensure more challenge and expertise.
Three clinical commissioning groups have been released from legal directions relating to the quality of their leadership after a major management shake-up.
Two clinical commissioning groups showed a “lack of grip” and “over optimism” about their financial position, while one of them was demoralised by a long standing investigation into an alleged conflict of interest, a governance review has revealed.
Commissioners are to pump an extra £10m into ambulance services in the south east this financial year so national standards for responding to emergency calls can be met from the middle of 2019.