A framework for giving suppliers access to an estimated £300m of new NHS spending on digital technology has been published after a six month delay and challenges from some participants.
NHS Improvement is to drive hospital and service level reconfiguration across the service to deliver greater levels of clinical and financial sustainability.
NHS Improvement is paying McKinsey £500,000 to help clarify its purpose and work on a new organisational development programme, HSJ has learned.
The results of a government tendering exercise ranking dozens of management consultancies wanting to sell to the NHS have been leaked to HSJ.
Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.
UPDATED: KPMG has won a contract to design how NHS Improvement will be created and function.
Management consultancy McKinsey is set to help Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group review its clinical services after being named the preferred bidder for a £2.75m consultancy contract.
The health sector regulator has admitted the special administration process at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust could ultimately cost £15m.
In-depth analysis of A&E services at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust
Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust − the first organisation to be taken through Monitor’s failure regime − will not be able to sustain its current services in the future, investigators have found.
NHS London is re-examining a controversial analysis which concluded the capital’s hospital sector was “not sustainable in [its] present form”.
Monitor has ordered a review of the financial viability of a number of small and medium-sized foundation trusts, in a process described by one chief executive as “cloak and dagger”, HSJ can reveal.
The special administrator for the first hospital to be subjected to the failure regime has invited expressions of interest from the NHS and private sector to take over all or part of the organisation.
The NHS could make huge savings on doctors and midwives wages’ by enlisting patients to input their own health records and conduct their own antenatal care, a McKinsey partner suggested last week.
The NHS Commissioning Board will continue to support and develop commissioning support services after “checkpoint three”, the end of the formal assurance process.
One of the NHS’s most prestigious foundation trusts is spearheading a joint venture to drive down PFI costs.
The government has denied that there is a conflict of interest between its health reforms and a management consultant advising on them.