Labour has pledged to increase NHS England’s budget by an average 3.9 per cent per year in real terms over the next four years if it forms the next government.
Labour’s prospective health secretary says he will be a “pragmatist” when it comes to routine NHS operations being outsourced to private hospitals.
NHS England and Improvement are reviewing contractors’ tax statuses, and say they are “prepared for every possible outcome”, after NHS Digital was hit with a £4.3m IR35-related bill.
Finalisation and publication of five-year system plans – setting out how each area will implement the NHS long-term plan – will be delayed by at least a month, officials have told HSJ.
Ear, nose and throat surgery in the NHS suffers from “significant unwarranted variation” in outcomes, a new study has found.
Thirteen out of 29 regions have yet to formally commit to new pathology models, the latest update has revealed, although senior chiefs have declared the major efficiency scheme remains on track.
An NHSX director has left his role just four months after the new digital unit was officially launched.
MPs have accused three national bodies of “failing miserably” to end long-standing problems with an NHS property company and its tenants.
Patients who ask to be treated by a white doctor should be told ’no’, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has told NHS staff.
Two former ministers and one of the Conservative party’s most influential MPs have pressed the government for clarity on funding ahead of the upcoming dissolution of Parliament.
A shortage of radiologists, pensions issues and rising demand have driven the worst breast cancer wait times for at least nine years, some of the worst performing trusts told HSJ.
NHS England appears increasingly likely to recommend a major overhaul — and potential scrapping — of the four-hour accident and emergency target, statements issued today suggest.
Half of developers are not seeking ethical approval before they start producing new artificial intelligence systems for healthcare, according to a report by NHSX.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
A foundation trust has set up a company with a group of its consultants in a bid to work around the pensions crisis hitting the NHS, HSJ has learned.
The dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has claimed the government is making it “impossible” for her to stay in the NHS long-term after she was hit with a large tax bill.
Two NHS England/Improvement directors have been appointed to the board of the company behind NHS Supply Chain.
Employers need to do more to support international doctors as the services become increasingly reliant on them, with more non-UK medical graduates joining the register than British-trained, the General Medical Council has told HSJ.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council misled former health secretary Jeremy Hunt over its handling of fitness to practise cases linked to the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal, an independent report has said.