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Dave west expert briefing

The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Trust picks 'NHS option' for pathology network

A hospital trust has chosen an “NHS option” for its pathology work in the shape of a large provider outside its local area.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the highest and lowest levels of discrimination

The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.

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Trio of private providers fight for £2.2bn London contract

Three bidders have been shortlisted for one of the biggest NHS pathology contracts, HSJ can reveal.

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Worst waiting list trust looks to outsourcing

The trust with the worst elective waiting times performance is outsourcing work to other NHS trusts and a private provider, and restricting out-of-area referrals.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Waxing of the merger moon

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Fat and rich?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: New year, new appointments

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Integrated contract to begin after legal case settled

A legal battle over the control of integrated out of hospital care services has been settled.

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Ex-Barking chief moves to troubled Midlands trust

A chief executive who left a London hospital trust amid financial failure will take the helm of one of the West Midlands’ most troubled trusts.

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HSJ Awards 2018: Acute Sector Innovation

More men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer than ever before and yet it is the third biggest cause of cancer deaths in the UK. Standard practice has been for transrectal biopsies – intended to confirm the presence of prostate cancer – to be performed without an MRI scan having ...

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Updated: CCG loses court challenge over £100m contract

A company has won a High Court procurement challenge against a clinical commissioning group.

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Firm alleges it was told 'take NHS to court and you'll lose business'

A company was told that if it pursued a procurement challenge against a clinical commissioning group it could damage its chances of winning more work, court documents allege.

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Contract extended over ‘integrated provider’ court case

A community provider’s contract has been extended by four months, pending a court dispute over an integrated care deal.

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Eight trusts tender £2bn pathology contract amid network shake-up

An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.

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Trust brings in external investigators over bullying claims

A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.

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Exclusive: Company takes legal action over £100m integration contract

A large social enterprise has taken legal action against a CCG after a dispute with its former collaborators in a £100m community services contract.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The capital's scan backlogs

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.