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.
The growing campaign to build support for NHS England’s controversial Federated Data Platform ahead of the announcement of which supplier has secured the £480m operating contract is attempting to win the support of integrated care board chief executives, HSJ has learned.
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Government is in talks with national NHS leaders over how to fill an urgent funding gap of at least £1bn this financial year, HSJ has learned, as new analysis shows all 42 local integrated care systems were behind their own plans less than halfway through 2023-24.
A trust has been reprimanded by the Information Commissioner’s Office for exposing a domestic abuse victim to risk by disclosing their address to an ex-partner.
The Care Quality Commission has revealed the first two integrated care systems that it will inspect, as part of a pilot, this summer.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
Fewer than one in 10 GP practices offers patients access to their records in several areas of England, with significant variation across England, six months ahead of a new deadline.
An outspoken integrated care board leader has criticised NHS England’s micromanagement, adding that it was ‘not in the make-up’ of some healthcare chiefs to collaborate.
Seven integrated care systems have not yet published a version of their integrated care strategy, despite government setting a deadline of the end of 2022 to do so.
An ICS chief has said the NHS workforce crisis is not the result of a ‘funding issue’ but caused by an inefficient use of resources.
Two coastal trusts embarking on a new leadership model have appointed a joint chief executive.
The five integrated care systems with the most beds occupied by patients who are waiting to be discharged are all in the South West region, new figures have revealed.
An “outstanding” mental health trust will share a joint chief executive and chair with an acute trust covering the same patch, it has been announced.
HSJ analysis of NHS England data has revealed the systems which are the furthest away from the target of eliminating all two-year waits for treatment by the end of July.
A new system leader has said she has felt like she is ‘in a straitjacket’ since being in the post, and asked for greater acknowledgement that ‘I might actually know what I’m doing’.
A cluster of integrated care systems across the North of England has bucked the trend to deliver successful integration schemes and better patient outcomes despite high levels of deprivation, new analysis has found.
Designate chief executives have been announced for three NHS integrated care boards, the first to be named ahead of integrated care systems being put on a statutory footing next year.
A long-standing chief executive has announced her retirement after 20 years at the helm of NHS organisations.