Nick Carding joined HSJ in March 2017. He writes about efficiency within non-clinical areas such as procurement, estates, contract management, mergers and other business elements of the NHS. He also covers all aspects of the NHS in the south west of England, which includes Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Hampshire, and Dorset.
Nick began his journalism career in 2012 when he joined the Newark Advertiser as a sports and news reporter. Three years later he became health correspondent at the Eastern Daily Press, where he spent two years prior to joining HSJ. During his time at the EDP Nick was shortlisted for Specialist and Young Journalist of the Year at the Regional Press Awards (2017), and he was the Highly Commended candidate for the Mental Health Story of the Year at the Medical Journalism Awards in 2016.
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MPs have accused three national bodies of “failing miserably” to end long-standing problems with an NHS property company and its tenants.
Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.
Commissioners in Yorkshire are to roll out a scheme which used artificial intelligence to help cut A&E attendances by a third in one patient group which received health coaching.
Simon Stevens has described the process for approving vital infrastructure projects as “implicit rationing”.
The cost of fixing NHS buildings to avoid serious injuries to patients and major disruption to clinical services continues to rise and outstrip the NHS’ investment in estates maintenance, new figures reveal.
Former NHS chief information officer Will Smart has taken up a position with global firm DXC Technology.
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An integrated trust in special measures is looking to “partner” with another NHS organisation for mental health services, amid a wider move for reconfiguration.
Trusts could be forced to wait until the first three months of 2020 to find out how much they are saving by taking part in a flagship government project.
NHS England’s finance chief has cast doubt on a government target for GPs and NHS trusts to agree leases with a property quango saddled with debt.
One of England’s largest providers of 999 support to the NHS has gone into administration, affecting several NHS trusts, HSJ has learned.