An acute trust wants to restart an elective service at its facilities, three years after outsourcing much of that work to a private provider.
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A north east London system leader is moving out of the capital to run a health system in the West Country.
A previously unpublished report has laid bare multiple failings in a remote trust’s maternity department.
Two of a sustainability and transformation partnership’s four acute trusts are yet to commit to rolling out a shared electronic record system, despite being asked to by NHS Improvement.
An acute trust has increased its forecast deficit by around £20m, amid a worsening of its county’s overall finances.
Leaders in one of NHS England’s former “success regimes” have conceded a failure to build on progress made, as they “retrenched” back into their organisations.
Record numbers of children waiting to be assessed for autism in Devon have forced the local CCG to seek an additional provider to try and tackle the backlog of approximately 1,800.
Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.
Devon sustainability and transformation partnership has appointed an improvement director who was overseeing three troubled Norfolk trusts as its lead chief executive
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England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.
NHS providers and commissioners will both face fines for each patient waiting more than a year for treatment, according to new plans.
Hospital chief executives and senior NHS England staff were among those named in the New Year’s Honours list.
The interim leader of a health economy hoping to secure “integrated care system” status has left her position earlier than planned, after the parties agreed they had reached a “natural point” for “early conclusion of the contract”.
A new batch of clinical commissioning group mergers - involving six groups - have been conditionally approved by NHS England.
A hospital trust will move 75 per cent of its elective orthopaedic service to a private company’s facility after agreeing an 18 month partnership.
Virgin Care is likely to lose a children’s contract worth hundreds of millions of pounds as commissioners are set to name an NHS consortium as preferred bidders.
Two clinical commissioning groups in a financially struggling health economy are proposing to merge by April next year to enable them to “punch our weight”.