More than one in 10 clinical commissioning groups were forecasting they would miss the national mental health spending mandate for 2017-18, latest NHS England data shows.
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.
Clinical leaders across three sustainability and transformation partnerships are defying public health guidelines and refusing to commission flu antivirals, HSJ can reveal.
A clinical commissioning group has three months to decide if it will join the region’s strategic joint committee of CCGs.
A struggling clinical commissioning group has seen its forecast deficit spiral for the second year in a row, more than quadrupling to £20m for 2017-18.
A study looking at the impact of redesigning urgent and emergency care two and a half years after the first bespoke emergency hospital opened in Northumberland found some unexpected consequences of change, notes Dr Adam Steventon
NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report 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.
Health leaders are in discussions over merging three northern sustainability and transformation partnerships to create the largest in the country, HSJ can reveal.
A clinical commissioning group at the centre of plans to set up a new accountable care organisation has appointed a new interim accountable officer.
Commissioning leaders across three sustainability and transformation partnership footprints are considering creating a joint commissioning committee with delegated decision making powers.
A council chief who also led a clinical commissioning group as part of plans to pave the way for a new accountable care organisation has stood down with immediate effect.
NHS England has announced the nine areas most likely to evolve into “accountable care systems”.
Exclusive analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that the majority of the worst performing areas for primary care are within a 40 mile radius of Manchester.
A struggling clinical commissioning group at the heart of a pioneering new care model vanguard was asked by NHS England to under-report its worsening deficit by more than £35m, board papers reveal.
Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View. By integration reporter David Williams.
An integrated provider being set up by a new care model vanguard, which was due to go live in April, has been delayed, commissioners’ board papers reveal.
A council chief executive has been confirmed as the new accountable officer of a vanguard clinical commissioning group, as part of plans to create an accountable care organisation.
The chief executive of a county council is to become accountable officer of a vanguard clinical commissioning group as part of plans to pave the way for a new accountable care organisation, HSJ has learned.
A commissioning support unit is to be turned into a community interest company owned by its CCG customers, according to the region’s sustainability and transformation plan.