Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.
The government’s former patient safety adviser has warned too much surveillance of NHS managers could be “quite toxic”, after the health secretary agreed to adopt proposals for stronger regulation.
NHS England has changed the rules around what entities are allowed to be fund holders for primary care networks, HSJ has learned.
An extra £900m for Health Education England and a new international recruitment programme is needed to address the NHS’ workforce crisis, a major review published today has said.
Sir Chris Ham, the NHS Assembly co-chair and until recently the King’s Fund chief executive, has signed up as an adviser to a healthcare management consultancy.
The head of the national safe haven for NHS patient data has warned a confused policy on data sharing risks sowing “deep and almost irreparable” public mistrust.
The NHS is at risk of losing significant amounts of its additional funding growth because of the time it will take to address its workforce shortages, according to a former Department of Health senior official.
The preferences of 1.6m people who do not want to share their health data will not apply to patient experience surveys after concerns were raised it would undermine improvements in care.
Outgoing King’s Fund chief executive Sir Chris Ham has been appointed as independent chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership in the West Midlands.
The NHS must develop leaders who will foster a “learn not blame” culture, the health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said today.
Each integrated care system should have just one clinical commissioning group, according to one of the NHS’s most influential figures.
Matt Hancock wants to take “mid career business leaders and turn them into top tier NHS trailblazers”, under plans for health service leadership he is due to announce today.
New metrics are under development to measure local health systems against the ambitions of the NHS long-term plan.
National leaders are threatening to make a “huge mistake” in the NHS long-term plan by imposing a national blueprint for integrated care systems, the King’s Fund chief executive has said.
A chief executive who left his hospital job a year ago as part of a government performance crackdown has been appointed to lead a London trust.
Richard Murray has been appointed chief executive of The King’s Fund.
A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.
More than a third of NHS trusts had at least one board level vacancy last year with more than half of directors in post for less than three years, according to new research.
Ministers could scrap the “ringfence” around the NHS England budget to include other arm’s length bodies as part of the government’s long term funding plan, HSJ has been told.