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Commissioners in an integrated care system have issued a formal contract challenge to a provider led by the ICS interim chief executive.
Integrated care systems may develop strong provider groups and afterwards choose for their role become ‘tiny’ or ‘cease to exist’, it has been suggested.
An NHS region is aiming to have no patients waiting more than two years on its waiting lists by the end of March.
Due to the significant challenges posed by the first wave of Covid-19, CCGs in North-West London (NWL) designed and piloted a ‘virtual-ward’ to enable better patient care, enhance clinical capacity and improve access for patients presenting with moderate Covid symptoms. The pilot sought to safely monitor patients in the community ...
The four acute trusts in north west London will appoint a joint chair, in the latest move towards greater collaboration between the system’s providers.
There has been very high uptake of the covid vaccine among those aged 70 and over in nearly all parts of England, new figures from NHS England suggest.
Some areas report that giving GPs improved ability to seek advice from specialists is in turn improving the outpatient referral process.
With 2020 down to its final days, it’s time to take a look back at HSJ’s most read technology stories of the year.
A recent HSJ webinar supported by Vantage Health heard that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to creating a new model of outpatient care
The capital is set to have just five clinical commissioning groups by April, after hold-out GPs in one north west London CCG belatedly sanctioned the merger on their patch.
Digital GP provider Babylon Health has hit out at what it says is unfair treatment and an NHS “system problem” which is blocking innovation, after commissioners rejected its latest bid for costs reimbursement.
Covering the populations of Cheshire East and Vale Royal (7,000 people accessing specialist mental health services), this redesign is centred on service users, providers and commissioners working together to transform services for people severely affected by mental health problems, to improve:
A rushed and confused process has resulted in huge variation in the national list of extremely vulnerable people advised to self-isolate from coronavirus, HSJ has found.
Five clinical commissioning groups have been accused of acting unlawfully in their decision to award a contract for community diagnostic services to a new private provider last year.
Babylon GP at Hand was given the green light today to expand in Birmingham after a cap on the number of patients who can register to the service was lifted.
Babylon GP at Hand has announced plans to expand its video consultation service to Manchester at the beginning of next year.
A GP unfairly dismissed her practice manager, a tribunal has found, after the manager and her mother gave themselves large unauthorised pay rises.
Digital-first GP providers will have to set up a clinic in most localities where they have patients, and will be denied entry to areas which already have enough doctors, under new rules adopted by NHS England.