A London trust has been named as the preferred bidder for a £450m community services contract that has been criticised for not offering enough money to meet its service obligations.
A second NHS trust has withdrawn its bid for a £450m community services contract in west London because it could not get under the cost cap.
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
Commissioners have tendered a £450m contract for community services in west London, which has sparked apparent interest from at least two NHS trusts and private provider Virgin Care.
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Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.
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Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.
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Nearly a third of NHS trusts running community hospitals have not met their targets for nurse staffing levels on wards for the past two years, HSJ analysis reveals.
Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.