Specialised commissioning

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  • Lung xray
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    NHS England targets 'long tail' of specialised provision

    2016-09-23T15:29:00Z

    Service reviews planned to cut “long tail” of providers doing small amounts of specialised work Prosthetics, spinal cord injury and paediatric burns services could be reconfigured in 2017-18 STPs must set out plans for collaborative commissioning with NHS England in cancer, mental health or

  • Barts
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    Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services

    2016-09-12T07:30:00Z

    HSJ analysis of NHS England data shows Barts Health Trust had largest increase in its specialised services income in 2015-16 University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust moves from fourth to ninth biggest specialised provider after cardiac transfer to Barts No evidence of significant

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    HSJ Knowledge

    The value of putting care in the right place

    2016-09-07T11:30:00Z

    Shifting care from the acute sector into the community has the greatest potential for improving quality while reducing costs but investment is still lacking

  • British Army
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    Bids open to provide army veteran mental health services

    2016-09-06T14:41:00Z

    Mental health providers are being offered the chance to bid to develop and provide services to support armed forces veterans.

  • Ultrasound
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    CCGs asked to ensure fetal medicine access following HSJ investigation

    2016-09-02T07:00:00Z

    Clinical commissioning groups have been asked about their arrangements for ensuring women and their babies have access to fetal medicine services, after an HSJ investigation raised concerns babies were “dying unnecessarily” because of a flawed funding system.

  • Oxford
    HSJ Local

    Mental health trusts lay out plans for new commissioning powers

    2016-08-04T12:33:00Z

    Oxford and Thames Valley outlines new care model for low and medium secure adult mental health services Consortium aims to take control of £80m-90m budget from NHS England to run services across five STP and 23 CCG areas Slice of £1.8m NHS England pilot investment to be used to provide “intensive

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    Marginal rate for specialised services shelved again

    2016-08-03T06:00:00Z

    NHS England and NHS Improvement have again shelved the introduction of a marginal rate Regulators twice previously aimed to introduce the measure New proposals include increases to top-up payments for specialised services, including for cardiac, respiratory and cancer services Regulators have

  • Royal Courts of Justice
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    NHS England loses HIV drug judicial review

    2016-08-02T13:29:00Z

    NHS England has lost a judicial review about whether it has the power to commission a preventative HIV drug.

  • IVF
    HSJ Local

    More South East CCGs plan cuts to IVF services

    2016-07-19T13:00:00Z

    Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG and West Suffolk CCG consult on whether to decommission NHS funded IVF treatment Infertility charity claims Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG reduced IVF services without a public consultation COMMISSIONING: Ipswich and East Suffolk and West Suffolk clinical

  • London
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    Six areas take on new mental health commissioning powers

    2016-07-19T00:01:00Z

    Six areas chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services Providers were invited to submit bids to NHS England by the middle of June A key aim of the pilot is to reduce the number of patients going to out of area beds Six regions have been chosen by NHS England to