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STP lures system leader away from London

A  north east London system leader is moving out of the capital to run a health system in the West Country.

Gov warned IT problems will make ‘dog’s breakfast’ of covid vaccine delivery

There is a risk of IT problems making a “dog’s breakfast” out of the covid-19 vaccine programme, amid uncertainty over the balance between national and local booking systems, prominent GPs have warned.

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GPs vote overwhelmingly to form England’s largest CCG

The seven clinical commissioning groups in north east London will merge by April 2021 after GPs in the health system voted overwhelmingly in favour of the move last week.

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NHS England warned fixing e-referral system now ‘critically urgent’

Hospital and GP leaders in east London have warned problems with the capital’s e-referral system have become a ‘critically urgent matter’.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: No learning, no remorse?

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

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Revealed: The new CCG ratings

Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.

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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

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London records surge in measles cases

Measles is on the increase in London with infections in the first quarter of 2019 outstripping the same period last year by more than a third.

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The long-term plan's ambitions are credible and deliverable

There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham

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Chief Executive Interview: Alwen Williams, Barts Health Trust

This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Membership subscribers. Each month in 2018 a member of the HSJ expert team will conduct a challenging, candid and in-depth interview with a provider trust boss.

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Waiting list probe abandoned as officials not given 'right of reply'

A probe into why a £1bn turnover trust failed to recover its waiting times was halted after witnesses could not, or would not, co-operate with investigators, HSJ can reveal.

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Five GP referral systems – four of them safe

Sam Everington discusses the pros and cons of the five ways a GP can refer patients to a hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust

Trust misses finance target by £60m but keeps access to STF

A large acute trust in London has missed its original financial target for last year by £60m, but has still been awarded most of its sustainability and transformation funding.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

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Mental Health Matters: The housing policy vacuum

This is HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector.

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Fears over 'loss of momentum' for new care models as funding shifts

There is a risk of a “loss of momentum” in new care models ahead of a major shift in their funding in the next financial year, the GP lead for two national vanguards has warned.

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Corrected: Vanguard areas saw fall in GP referral rate last year, analysis shows

Areas covered by new care model vanguards saw a fall in the GP referral rate during 2016 and 2017, and very slightly lower growth in emergency admission rates than the rest of England, analysis by HSJ indicates.

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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.