NHS England’s call for health systems to review the temporary closures of walk-in centres appears to have resulted in only one facility reopening.
A clinical commissioning group has vowed to take action after a report found a ‘robust perception’ of unequal opportunity among staff from minority ethnic backgrounds, and ‘inappropriate language and behaviours’ from some managers.
The ImpACT+ service is delivered by a team of respiratory consultants, specialist respiratory nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists along with admin and clinical support staff.
The former leader of a home counties primary care trust has been appointed to lead the region’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
A health system in the east of England is looking for a new leader, which will be the fifth appointment to the post since 2016.
West Hertfordshire residents have commissioned architects to draw up plans for a new hospital amid concerns over the local health system’s “piecemeal” proposals.
A community trust that lost a key contract has written to members of Parliament, claiming the procurement process was “fundamentally flawed”.
A sustainability and transformation partnership has announced the retirement of its first full-time lead officer after just over a year in the role.
A trust set to lose nearly a third of its income after missing out on a major service contract has ruled out a legal challenge.
New funding allocations which favour areas of extreme deprivation will see some clinical commissioning groups receive cash growth of up to 15 per cent next year, with others receiving increases of less than 5 per cent.
Multiple clinical commissioning groups have raised concerns that patients will start stockpiling medicines and costs will rise if a Brexit deal is not confirmed soon.
A former health minister has been appointed as the chair of a Home Counties sustainability and transformation partnership.
A focus on supporting unpaid carers is nothing new for the organisations making up Hertfordshire and West Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership: a multiagency carers’ strategy actually began in Hertfordshire as far back as 1995. But partnerships are said to have broadened and deepened, with good practice being increasingly shared ...
A struggling acute trust faces fines of £5m in relation to its elective performance, with most of the cash expected to pay for capacity from private and specialist providers instead.
Seven top NHS leaders have been shortlisted for chief executive of the year at the HSJ Awards 2018.
The proportion of clinical commissioning groups whose mental health spending will fall in cash terms is predicted to double this year to one in 10, HSJ can reveal.
A two year patient transport contract was awarded to an ambulance trust, after it said it would not otherwise be able to provide short term support, it has emerged.
Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.
People in Hertfordshire who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits for routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight, commissioners have decided as they try to save £68m this financial year.