NHS Haringey CCG

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Vaunted health tech firm forced to act on misleading marketing

A much vaunted digital health firm that has partnered with Uber has been forced to remove incorrect claims about NHS partnerships from its marketing, and to launch a probe of fake five star reviews allegedly posted by employees.

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Five CCGs appoint single chief officer to cover STP patch

Five north London clinical commissioning groups have appointed a single chief officer to cover their entire sustainability and transformation footprint.

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Exclusive: CCGs warn over 'insufficient' funding for fetal medicine

Clinical commissioning groups in London have said funding for fetal medicine services is “insufficient”, and warn that unless current arrangements are improved it could “impact on equitable provision”.

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Five CCGs confirm shared leader by April

Five clinical commissioning groups in London intend to have a single accountable officer by April 2017.

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Second 'full' STP published as council hits out at process

The second “full” sustainability and transformation plan has been published, by a London local authority which has criticised the STP process citing concerns over transparency and a lack of focus on adult social care.

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New CCG ratings: Over 85 per cent failing on cancer performance

Over 85 per cent of clinical commissioning groups are failing to hit required standards on cancer performance and must improve, according to ratings launched by the health secretary today.

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Exclusive: Five CCGs consider joint chief across STP patch

Five clinical commissioning groups are considering a move to a single chief officer across their sustainability and transformation plan footprint, HSJ understands.

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London Eye: Baby STPs

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

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Cancer wait performance declines significantly in London

The latest cancer data shows a significant decline in waiting times performance for north London boroughs.

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London Eye: The end of the capital's cancer networks

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

Ben Clover

London Eye: 2012 all over again?

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

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Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.

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London organisations set out devolution bids

London devolution bids include a partnership in the north east of the capital that will request to locally control its own payment mechanisms.

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London CCGs could form federation to redesign acute and mental health services

STRUCTURE: Five clinical commissioning groups in North London could form a federation to redesign acute, mental health and primary care services.

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London's devolution demands revealed

Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.

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London trust's deficit position slips by over £7m

FINANCE: A London acute and community care trust finished 2014-15 with an unexpected deficit of £7.3m.

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Mental health trust land sale approved by council

STRUCTURE: Haringey Council has approved an outline planning application for a huge redevelopment of the St Ann’s Hospital site in Haringey to provide new mental health inpatient facilities.

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London CCGs to combine 111 and GP out of hours care

STRUCTURE: A consultation has begun on proposals to integrate NHS 111 and GP out of hours services across five clinical commissioning group areas in north London.

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Sharp rise in C difficile cases at North Middlesex

PERFORMANCE: North Middlesex University Hospital has reported that unexpectedly high numbers of C Difficile cases at the trust are linked to increased admission numbers and a higher proportion of older patients.

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Third of CCGs do not plan to retender community services

More than a third of CCGs have no plans to retender their community services, an HSJ investigation has revealed.