Digital health company Babylon Healthcare has contacted more than a dozen clinical commissioning groups as it pushes for expansion across the country, including extending its NHS GP partnership to two new cities.
One of the largest GP partnerships in England has brought on Push Doctor to provide its patients with online consultations
A new NHS national service has been set up to scan billions of pages of patient records and upload them to Amazon Web Services.
The new health and social care secretary has said “big contracts” for NHS IT services are over, claiming the service is often taken advantage of by suppliers.
The NHS needs to reduce barriers preventing the recruitment of international doctors, a leading medical educator has warned.
GPs will switch to a new centrally funded £450m IT framework from next year, as officials complain about a market failure and the slow rate of innovation.
An NHS England director has resigned after posting controversial comments under an anonymous pseudonym.
An acute trust in the West Midlands is set to run almost half the GP practices in its area, HSJ can reveal
Local health chiefs have been told to significantly reduce their expectations for the number of GPs that will be hired through NHS England’s international recruitment programme.
General practitioners are set to get a 2 per cent pay rise this year, the new health secretary has announced.
Matt Hancock has backed the expansion of GP consultations via smartphone, just days after local commissioners blocked an expansion of a major digital practice citing patient safety.
The controversial digital practice, GP at Hand, has been blocked from expanding beyond London, with commissioners citing patient safety concerns.
A virtual primary care service funded as part of the government’s push to extend opening hours has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
NHS England has responded to growing outcry over the rise of “digital first” GP practices, proposing changes that would cut their NHS income by a fifth.
Acute trusts across Kent have agreed to create a joint venture to deliver a single pathology service for the county, despite years of work, developing two services in the county.
NHS England is planning to make next year what may be “the most substantial changes to the GP contract since 2004”.
More than 450 patients died from prescriptions made “without medical justification” at a hospital where the use of opioids resulted in an “institutionalised practice of shortening patients’ lives”, an investigation has found.
NHS Property Services is to carry out a review of all the clinical buildings it owns after a report into a devastating fire which destroyed a community hospital.
A trust in the West Midlands has taken over the A&E streaming service run by a private provider following “concerns” raised by the CQC
The NHS workforce needs to grow by between 3 and 5 per cent a year for the next decade but is on course to fail that target, the head of Health Education England has warned.