NHS England is considering a stricter approach to clinical commissioning group mergers, which would drive a reduction from 191 to around 40.
New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.
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.
Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2019 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.
A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
Trust spend on compulsory redundancies increased by 8 per cent — or £3.3m — last year, analysis reveals.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
An integrated care system has set up two new community eating disorder teams as part of regional two year devolved commissioning pilot.
Alex Fox, Glen Garrod and Rob Webster on how voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are at the heart of developing more integrated systems
Mental health leaders are creating a joint committee to standardise pathways and improve service quality across their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.
Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
A mental health trust unfairly dismissed 19 staff after losing a community services contract, a tribunal has ruled.
The amount spent on redundancy payments by foundation trusts has fallen significantly over the past three financial years, HSJ analysis reveals.