Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked to consider the lack of commissioned services for children too anxious to attend hospital appointments following the death of a teenage boy.
Leaders in Leicestershire will decide this month how to establish a new accountable care system after receiving a “clear message” in favour of the proposal from regulators.
NHS England has been accused of lacking transparency and using “inaccurate or misleading” data in its planning for the potential closure of three heart surgery units.
One of the NHS’s largest trusts has been forced to restrict elective activity for the second time in six weeks due to high demand.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
Fourteen of the twenty chief executive signatories to David Dalton’s letter to Jeremy Hunt on the junior doctor contract have told HSJ that they do not support imposition of the contract.
The national diagnostic waiting list has grown by more than half in five years, in a further sign of growing demand on hospital services.
STRUCTURE: Leicester Partnership Trust and West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group are to relocate community nursing and musculoskeletal services from Ashby and District Hospital to a leisure centre.
The judges praised a very strong specialist, integrated service delivering high quality care. This was a very patient orientated service that clearly worked to meet the individual care goals.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust is bidding to be one of 10 trusts to receive grant funding to investigate the potential scope for becoming a mutual, HSJ has learned.
Several NHS mental health providers saw double figure real terms reductions in their income between 2011-12 and 2013-14, HSJ analysis has revealed.
STRUCTURE: Widespread changes to the Leicestershire Health economy have been agreed between the University Hospitals of Leicester and its local commissioners to plug an estimated £400m funding gap over the next four years.
How to get the most of the NHS’s estate and work effectively with the private sector
Forty-two of the 101 NHS providers yet to become foundation trusts will either not do so in their present form, or will breach the current government’s previous authorisation deadline of April 2014.