The launch of an enhanced service across two counties has been delayed because of the coronavirus crisis.
The local areas where patients are waiting the longest for ambulances have been publicly identified for the first time by an HSJ investigation.
The seven clinical commissioning groups in a sustainability and transformation partnership are to merge into three, despite initial reluctance from some local GPs.
The NHS in Kent failed to take account of its duty to reduce inequalities when it decided where to place hyperacute stroke services, a court was told.
Commissioners have intervened after a drop in hip and knee surgery patients at a major NHS trauma centre sparked concerns about its ability to train junior doctors.
Sussex’s seven clinical commissioning groups could merge into three, while a nearby CCG could potentially leave the area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
A patient transport company which collapsed after it withdrew from a key NHS contract owes more than £11m, including to the NHS, statements filed with Companies House have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership which has faced a turbulent few years has appointed new leadership.
Controversial plans to create three hyperacute stroke units in Kent and Medway have been approved, but could still face a judicial review.
The eight clinical commissioning groups in Sussex and East Surrey have appointed a permanent single accountable officer.
Three clinical commissioning groups have been released from legal directions relating to the quality of their leadership after a major management shake-up.
Two clinical commissioning groups showed a “lack of grip” and “over optimism” about their financial position, while one of them was demoralised by a long standing investigation into an alleged conflict of interest, a governance review has revealed.
Commissioners are to pump an extra £10m into ambulance services in the south east this financial year so national standards for responding to emergency calls can be met from the middle of 2019.
Proposals to replace six stroke units with three new hyper acute stroke facilities across Kent and Medway have been revealed.
The chief officer of two clinical commissioning groups is leaving her job, after they were put under directions by NHS England.
Patients could be at risk of opiate addiction while waiting for surgery under policies being considered by seven clinical commissioning groups, the British Orthopaedic Association has warned.
Five clinical commissioning groups in Sussex have to save £50m in the next nine months to achieve an agreed £65m deficit – and to gain access to sustainability funding.
Seven clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are trying to recover £7.4m from a collapsed private provider but could face a counter-claim from administrators, HSJ has learned.
Six clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are to share an accountable officer from next week – at the request of NHS England.
Four clinical commissioning groups that formed an alliance at the start of the year have hired PwC to carry out a review of their governance.