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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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Quartering the capital

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

John Brouder

Exclusive: Long-serving trust chief exec steps down

One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.

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Large housing development to get 'integrated care provider'

An “integrated care provider” of a range of services including core general practice is due to be established in a major new housing development.

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NHS England to arbitrate on £20m of disputed payments

Around £20m in disputed payments between trusts and commissioners have been referred to NHS England for arbitration so far this financial year, board papers have revealed.

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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.

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Medical director who challenged consultants agrees secondment deal

The medical director of a troubled acute trust who tried to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” by consultants has left the organisation on secondment, HSJ has learned.

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Trust loses £26m arbitration with commissioners

A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.

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Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration

A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.

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Exclusive: NHS England vaccine advice 'increased risk of flu admissions'

More patients may have been admitted to hospital with flu this winter after NHS England asked GPs to order a less expensive flu vaccine, a senior doctor has warned.

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Analysis: The areas seeing sustained falls in emergency admissions

Containing and reducing emergency hospital admissions is often seen as the holy grail of sustainable and better integrated healthcare. For most it has been elusive, but HSJ has identified and spoken to several areas which appear to have seen sustained reductions in recent years.

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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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Exclusive: Investigation into financial management of large acute trust

An investigation has been launched into the financial management of a large acute trust after external suppliers began threatening legal action over unpaid bills, HSJ has learned.

Ben clover expert briefing

Property bubble could yet benefit the NHS

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

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Private firm beats trust to controversial £55m contract

A controversial £55m contract for elective treatment has been given to a private provider, HSJ can reveal.

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Seven CCGs consider single leader across STP

Seven clinical commissioning groups across London are considering appointing a single accountable officer, HSJ has learned.

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Competition row treatment centre rated requires improvement

An elective treatment centre at the heart of a competition dispute has been rated requires improvement by inspectors.

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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.

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CCGs given legal directions over finance and appointments

Three east London clinical commissioning groups have been given legal directions by NHS England over finance and governance issues.