An integrated care system is creating two new provider collaboratives, overhauling its ‘place’ leadership, and promising to create 16 integrated neighbourhood teams.
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.
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.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
A specialist trust which had previously been the subject of takeover talks has appointed a new substantive chief executive.
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 successful integrated care system chief executive has been appointed as an NHS England national director on a part-time basis.
Foundation trusts must be scrapped to truly change the culture and behaviours within local systems, says an FT chair who is working on a government-commissioned review of integrated care systems.
The government has ‘a week to 10 days’ to distribute the £200m it is committing to speed up hospital discharge if the initiative is to have a meaningful impact on reducing the 13,000 patients who are medically fit to leave hospital, national healthcare leaders have told HSJ.
A consultant surgeon refused to attend hospital to carry out urgent surgery at a trust which later had upper gastrointestinal surgery suspended after an unannounced Care Quality Commission visit.
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.
West Yorkshire and Harrogate has won integrated care system of the year at the HSJ Awards 2021.
A former leader of King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust is one of three new integrated care board chairs who have been selected in the South East.
Fourteen of an integrated care system’s major services — which account for the ‘majority of [its] planned care’ — have been described as ‘fragile and challenged’.
A specialist provider contemplating a merger with its mega-trust neighbour has appointed an interim chair.
A former NHS Improvement deputy chief will become the interim chair of a major acute trust after his predecessor’s appointment was queried by the Care Quality Commission.