North Central London ICS

Samantha Gordon

Trust’s lead governor resigns after recruitment row

2024-06-07T10:00:00+01:00

A foundation trust’s lead governor has resigned and been judged by the FT to have breached its “values” and code of conduct, HSJ has learned.

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London Eye: The NHS in the election campaign

2024-05-29T10:00:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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London Eye: We had three NYEs last week

2024-05-15T13:43:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

James Illman 2023

Recovery Watch: The ICBs on the slide against the main elective target

2024-05-08T13:51:00+01:00

Recovering services from the covid crisis is a big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The Recovery Watch newsletter tracks prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.

Samantha Gordon

Lead governor’s suspension over vice-chair row a ‘terrible move’

2024-05-03T10:56:00+01:00

The lead governor of a foundation trust has been suspended after she criticised the handling of a recruitment process to appoint its vice chair, HSJ has discovered.

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ICBs challenged over ‘untenable’ GP workload

2024-05-02T11:22:00+01:00

Integrated care boards must do more to tackle the operational failings that saddle GPs with “untenable workloads”, a group of local medical committees have warned.

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London Eye: ‘The plans are mainly b*&^%~ks’

2024-05-01T11:20:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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London Eye: Who gets what care

2024-04-17T12:20:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Revealed: The ICBs most reliant on private hospitals

2024-02-23T05:26:00+00:00

Up to 20 per cent of NHS elective patients are now being treated by private hospitals in some areas, analysis by HSJ  suggests.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

ICB maternity plan risks increasing deaths, senior medics claim

2024-01-24T10:30:00+00:00

The medical leaders of the maternity unit of a flagship hospital threatened with closure have written to their chief executive saying the downgrade would not be safe, HSJ has learned.

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London gets well over ‘fair share’ of specialised services while rural areas miss out

2024-01-03T05:20:00+00:00

People in some more rural areas are missing out on specialist treatments they should be getting, while Londoners are receiving a lot more than their “fair share”, new NHS England figures suggest.

North Middlesex University Hospital

‘Poor leadership’ and ‘closed culture’ concerns prompt service’s double downgrade

2023-12-08T05:20:00+00:00

A struggling maternity service has received a double downgrade from a health watchdog after inspectors warned patients were being let down by ‘poor leadership’.

Peter Landstrom

Trust appoints group chief executive

2023-10-13T09:41:00+01:00

Royal Free London Foundation Trust has confirmed Peter Landstrom as its substantive group chief executive.

Money, finance and accounts

Exclusive: Government and NHS in talks over £1bn funding gap

2023-10-04T03:50:00+01:00

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.

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Ambulance trust expands NHS 111 footprint in ‘good deal for patients’

2023-08-07T04:16:00+01:00

London Ambulance Service Trust will be providing NHS 111 services across the capital after winning a contract for the one remaining area where it did not have any involvement.

Digital innovation

Revealed: First ICS digital maturity ratings

2023-07-18T11:51:00+01:00

HSJ  can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.

Ben Clover 2023

London Eye: Trusts wobble on consultant pay demand

2023-06-07T10:46:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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‘Archaic’ and risky patient records still used by most GP practices

2023-06-05T05:51:00+01:00

Most GP practices in England are still using ‘archaic’ Lloyd George paper records despite a commitment to digitise them, HSJ  has found.

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Revealed: the tenfold regional difference in access to GP records

2023-05-10T04:56:00+01:00

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.

Ben Clover 2023

London Eye: The Lloyds Bank £56m

2023-04-26T11:09:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.