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Trusts yet to agree permanent deals for former Carillion services

Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust recruits new chief executive from neighbour

A mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive following its previous leader announcing early retirement.

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Trust in legal battle to end £321m PFI contract

An attempt by a large mental health trust to terminate its private finance initiative contract due to building defects at its main hospital has resulted in a legal dispute over money it is owed, HSJ has learned.

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NHSI: Sacking leaders and quick savings 'endanger improvement'

Sacking leaders when mistakes are made and “salami slicing” budgets to make quick savings “endanger improvement” and risk system failure in mental health, a new NHS Improvement report says.

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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STP moves towards shared control total

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.

Amanda Bloor

New hospital put on hold by financially struggling CCG

A clinical commissioning group that slipped from outstanding to requires improvement last month has put plans for a new £16m mental health hospital on hold.

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The importance of keeping the faith in a turbulent summer

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, reflects on a tough few weeks of headlines for mental health

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Vanguard turned to plan B after first model 'didn't work'

A national vanguard site has told HSJ that it has started “afresh” with its new care model after the version used in the first two years “didn’t work”.

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CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

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Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Mental Health

Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside

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International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam

NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.

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Exclusive: 11 providers given £300m commissioning budget

A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.

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Following the Money: Winners and losers from £1.8bn national fund

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Surgical Services

Somerset Spinal Surgical Service and Improvement Network at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust: An Enhanced Recovery Programme for Elective Spinal Surgery To Improve Quality of Care for Patients and Decrease Length of Stay

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Revealed: Trusts in mix for millions in digital funding

Fourteen mental health trusts are vying to secure up to £5m of central funding as part of the digital exemplars programme, HSJ understands.

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STP sets publication date after MPs appeal for openness

Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.