Local authorities in the capital want a greater say in improving the city’s primary care estate, according to the body which represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London.
A trust whose chief executive is also in charge of commissioning for its patch has appointed a director tasked with helping “join together” health and care services.
NHS England and Improvement believe there will be no conflict of interest from a senior partner at McKinsey becoming chair of an integrated care system, they have told HSJ.
Trainee oncologists at a major cancer centre covered clinics and made “critical” decisions without senior supervision, including for cancers they were not trained for, HSJ can reveal.
The five chairs who will lead London’s integrated care systems have been revealed by NHS England and NHS Improvement.
A pair of London trusts have announced they will be sharing a chair, in the latest in a string of joint leadership moves across NHS trusts.
A world-famous specialist hospital has been told it must address “the current dysfunctional relationship” between the surgeons in one of its teams.
Every emergency department in London has been advised to create “dedicated space” to care for three mental health patients, due to concerns over long waiting times for people in crisis.
A teaching hospital’s commercial arm has seen multiple allegations of bullying, unprofessional behaviour, improper hiring practice and the “disclosure of personal information” by staff, HSJ can reveal.
Former MP and minister Sir Norman Lamb has been appointed chair of a major south London mental health trust, HSJ can reveal.
Three people died of cancer and another four came to severe harm after their endoscopies were delayed, a teaching hospital trust has confirmed.
Managers hired a behavioural psychologist to work with senior clinicians from two trusts whose disagreements about clinical practice had undermined a prestigious joint transplant programme.
A logistics company awarded a patient transport contract has been heavily criticised after a local Healthwatch chief executive spent more than an hour waiting for them to answer the phone.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
Live videos streamed from major incidents such as stabbings and car crashes to 999 control rooms in London have helped paramedics prioritise air ambulance dispatches to patients in most urgent need of care.
Radiology failings at a teaching hospital led to eight patients coming to severe harm, with three dying, a hospital trust has admitted.
Thirteen out of 29 regions have yet to formally commit to new pathology models, the latest update has revealed, although senior chiefs have declared the major efficiency scheme remains on track.
The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.
The prime minister has asked Matt Hancock to investigate the “removal” of two non-exec directors from the board of a specialist hospital trust.