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.
An integrated care board has dropped its procurement of a digital system after a health technology supplier launched a legal challenge accusing the ICB of breaking purchasing rules.
An integrated care board is set to replace a company which has been running a GP practice on a short-term deal, with a long-term contract held by a local primary care network, under a ‘new approach’ it says will ‘increase resilience, capacity and value for money’.
A trust breached its own internal illness policy when managers sacked a doctor who had PTSD and had been drunk at work, an employment tribunal has ruled.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
Seven integrated care systems and one ambulance trust have been placed in ‘intensive support’ because of their performance against urgent and emergency care metrics.
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.
A hospital manager in Hertfordshire has been convicted after accepting bribes for his trust to procure medical equipment from particular companies.
Over 40 per cent of integrated care systems are yet to establish digital strategies, HSJ research has discovered.
A maternity service has been served a warning notice by the Care Quality Commission and downgraded from “good” to “inadequate”.
A health system has dropped a bid to buy a private hospital in its area, saying there were ‘commercial barriers’ to the deal.
The outgoing CEO of an acute trust has called for better support for healthcare leaders, particularly when it comes to the relationship between chiefs and chairs, as she prepares to retire.
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.
An East of England trust has breached government rules by announcing its new chief executive too early — putting him in what was described as an ‘untenable’ position.
Official workforce statistics reveal huge variation in primary care staffing across different health systems – with London and the South East appearing to be particularly underserved and the South West relatively well resourced.
A former NHS England director has been confirmed as permanent chief executive at an East of England trust.
A former Department of Health leader is set to take the helm at an East of England trust.
The children’s inpatient unit at an ‘outstanding’ mental health trust has been downgraded to ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission, amid a surge in demand for its services.
The chief executive who brought leadership stability to an historically troubled acute trust in the East of England has announced her retirement.
Two trusts have highlighted their frustration with the ‘delays and uncertainty’ over the government’s New Hospital Programme after being forced to slow down their projects amid funding concerns.