The government has failed to publish its requirements of the NHS by the deadline set in law for the first time.
Publication of nurse staffing levels at each hospital in England – introduced after the Francis Inquiry to boost safety – has been quietly dropped, HSJ can reveal.
Choice of provider remains “fundamental” and integrated care systems will “fail” if they do not offer it, according to a senior NHS England director.
A national scheme to improve safety with closer scrutiny of deaths is seeing major delays, with a large majority of areas missing its planned go-live date, HSJ has learned.
One of Theresa May’s closest aides has been appointed as health minister for public health and primary care.
A controversial decision to strip a leading trust of its scanning service has been referred to the health secretary.
Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.
NHS commissioners and IT suppliers will need to get sign-off from NHSX for new digital projects, according to fresh details released about the government’s new tech agency.
The Care Quality Commission has heavily criticised a major NHS England-led IT project after a review found it to be dysfunctional and at risk of breaking procurement rules.
EU workers will have their qualifications and registrations recognised whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal, the health and social care secretary has announced.
The High Court has ordered a new inquest into the death of a three-year-old boy at Stafford Hospital following new evidence which called into doubt the original verdict.
The government’s new national GP indemnity scheme does not provide universal coverage for historic clinical negligence claims, it was announced today.
Junior doctors taking shared parental leave will have their pay enhanced above the statutory rate from Monday, the British Medical Association has announced in a positive first outcome from the 2016 contract review.
A new price comparison tool is being designed by NHS technology officials which could be rolled out to trusts later this year, HSJ has learned.
NHS suppliers have been told to contact a new 24/7 call centre run by the Department of Health and Social Care if they experience disruption to their deliveries following a no-deal Brexit.
The Labour party would ensure work visas for anyone who has a job offer in the NHS “at whatever level”, shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth announced today.
The health and social care secretary this afternoon ruled out the downgrades of two accident and emergency units, proposed as part of a contentious reconfiguration.
A minister in the Department of Health and Social Care resigned last night so he could vote against the government on a Brexit-related issue.
A new review of safe staffing evidence has warned increasing the proportion of healthcare assistants on wards can raise the risk of poor care.
The number of generic drugs being sold above national tariff rose to its highest rate in over two years at the start of 2019, despite national efforts to cut this number.