NHS Lambeth CCG

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Elton John weighs in on public health funding

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Exclusive: Shelford Group trust risks £96m deficit

A Shelford Group trust has revealed a £31.8m deterioration in its financial position after carrying out a re-forecast ordered by NHS Improvement.

Demonstration in Lewisham

STP dilutes plan to centralise elective work

An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.


CCG and council tender £620m alliance contract

South London commissioners have tendered a new alliance contract for adult mental health services worth up to £650m over 10 years, which aims to eventually generate efficiency savings worth 15 per cent.


Five lessons in transforming mental health

Lambeth CCG’s learnings to help others drive a transformational change in mental health

London city hall

GP quality - London: CQC ratings confirm challenge in East London

HSJ’s analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that east London is underperforming against the rest of the capital.

heart attack

Concerns over future of pioneering heart failure unit

“Significant” concerns have been raised over the sustainability of a pioneering heart failure unit at a major London trust, which will now review its use of resources.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

fetal ultrasound pregnancy monitoring

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”.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Baby STPs

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

Lewisham hospital

Exclusive: Frontrunners for elective centres revealed

Commissioners have revealed the frontrunners to host elective centres in south east London.

Croydon skyline

South east London CCGs consider centralising electives

FINANCE: Clinical commissioning groups in south east London are working on a plan that could see elective orthopaedic work concentrated on two sites.

Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

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.

idea breakfast meeting innovation commissioning

Lambeth: The area with an appetite for service change

It started with open breakfast meetings

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

London and Kent trusts team up for vanguard bid

STRUCTURE: Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust has put forward an acute care vanguard bid in partnership with Dartford and Gravesham Trust. It would see the London teaching hospital become a ‘system leader’.

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

FT finance: Biggest spenders on private healthcare

Foundation trusts spent more than £475m on sending patients to private and third sector providers in 2014-15 - a 43 per cent increase on the figure two years ago.

Sir Ron Kerr

Long serving teaching hospital boss to step down

WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Guy’s And St Thomas’ Foundation Trust is stepping down after eight years in post.

Boris Johnson

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.

New drugs

Supplement case studies: The ways and means of new care pathways

Two CCGs are breaking new grounds in IBD care

Imperial College London

Updated: Rollover tariff trusts expect massive deficits

Several large hospital trusts that rejected the voluntary tariff agreement have predicted huge swings in their financial position for 2015-16.