A drug used in most caesarean sections in the UK is expected to be unavailable for the next two weeks, prompting concerns some trusts may run out of supplies.
The chief executive of a city council which had previously suspended its involvement in an integrated care system has been appointed to one of its leadership posts.
Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.
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Patients will see their treatment delayed by a private provider’s “hard exit” from a major treatment centre after a clinical commissioning group chose not to extend its contract for a smoother transition, HSJ can reveal.
A judge has ruled a clinical commissioning group can award a £320m contract to its local acute trust despite an ongoing dispute from a large private provider.
One of England’s largest private healthcare organisations is taking commissioners to court, arguing the poor state of an NHS trust’s finances renders it unfit to run a £320m contract.
A city council which suspended involvement in its area’s integrated care system has said it will rejoin, subject to agreement it will be able to veto “proposals that may result in privatisation or outsourcing”.
One of the country’s largest teaching trusts has predicted a deficit of more than £40m by the end of the financial year and has declared 15 black alerts since December.
NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
A leading nurse has been appointed as the first chair of a recently formed “integrated care provider” in Nottinghamshire, it has been announced.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
The deputy chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has been appointed as medical director of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System.
A first-wave integrated care system has appointed a retiring local authority leader as its chair.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
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Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust has appointed a senior Nottingham University Hospital Trust board member as its new chief executive.
NHS England’s drive to cut length of stay this winter could have damaging patient safety consequences without appropriate checks and balances, one of the country’s leading geriatricians has warned.