The Care Quality Commission’s risk-based inspection regime unfairly disadvantage trusts with more than one hospital site, the boss of a multisite trust has told HSJ.
Norfolk and Waveney commissioners have provided financial support to help two acute trusts agree control totals, in a deal they say shows progress in the challenged health economy.
Two NHS trusts hope to raise £100m from public donations to help finance the construction of a specialist children’s hospital in what is understood to be the biggest health service fundraising operation of its kind.
There are seven primary care networks entirely made up of multi-practice GP providers, with a further 38 composed of a single very large practice, according to data collected by HSJ.
Cambridgeshire leaders have set out plans to remove all trauma work from a struggling district general hospital as part of a major clinical reconfiguration.
A heavily indebted CCG is to end funding for almost all IVF treatment, despite being told by a government minister that the move was “not acceptable”.
Keeping patients safe at a major trauma centre will become “increasingly untenable” because the trust is being denied capital funding, its chief executive has warned.
One of the NHS’ largest commissioning groups has radically reduced a package of community service cuts following pushback from providers and clinicians.
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.
A large clinical commissioning group has pushed back its discussion of controversial proposals to axe NHS funded IVF, just hours after HSJ reported the recommendations were on the table.
A financially-troubled clinical commissioning group forecasting a £75m deficit has recommended a multimillion pound package of cuts, including permanently axing IVF for its population.
Healthwatch Norfolk has raised concerns over “short-sighted” plans to ease pressures on an overstretched health system by asking its neighbours to contribute to a £25m bailout.
Five sustainability and transformation partnerships in the east of England have been asked to bail out a neighbour facing a major deficit.
A region’s first specialist children’s hospital – combining physical and mental health services – may be opened in 2023 now the government has approved up to £100m for the long-planned project, the lead chief executive has told HSJ.
The proportion of cancers being diagnosed at an early stage has dropped in several areas across England, according to recently released data.
Almost a third of England’s population is now overseen by 13 clinical commissioning group leaders, according to new analysis.
A Shelford Group trust is seeking further financial support from the Department of Health and Social Care after forecasting a deficit of almost £100m.
Nearly a quarter of clinical commissioning groups are spending less than the estimated sum needed to provide proper care to seriously ill mental health patients, according to a new analysis by HSJ.
HSJ has produced commissioning ratings for every “sustainability and transformation partnership” in England, based on the new assessments of clinical commissioning groups published by NHS England.