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Carolyn Wickware

Reporter

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Thu 10 August
Thu 10 August
Carolyn Wickware explains the difference between an ACS and an ACO, according to NHS England's latest contract framework
Wed 9 August
Wed 9 August
Commissioners in Suffolk plan to keep communication lines open using a mobile chat app in the event of another cybersecurity attack on the NHS
Tue 8 August
Tue 8 August
NHS England has published the first contract for ‘accountable care organisations’ to outline how the integrated systems will operate with commissioners and other providers
Fri 4 August
Fri 4 August
Carolyn Wickware investigates how NHS England’s new care model vanguards are reshaping the workforce nearly two years after they were launched
Thu 3 August
Thu 3 August
Healthcare Leader reported this week that the Government aims to put 21,000 more mental health staff in the workforce to a cost of £1.3bn
Wed 2 August
Wed 2 August
Two Manchester hospitals have been given the go-ahead to merge, taking the city closer to its goal of providing a ‘single Manchester hospital service’
Sat 29 July
Sat 29 July
A local council has promised to reject plans to cut costs by overhauling regional health and social care services after a GP submitted a petition to stop the plans
Fri 28 July
Fri 28 July
Primary care leaders have formed an alliance against regional healthcare leaders to stop ‘huge and unwieldy’ plans to create an integrated community and mental health provider in the area
Tue 25 July
Tue 25 July
Official statistics from NHS England reveal a 16% increase in the number of job vacancies from 2016 to 2017
Mon 24 July
Mon 24 July
Carolyn Wickware breaks down seven things we heard at the NHS England board meeting on Friday
Fri 21 July
Fri 21 July
NHS Liverpool CCG has announced a new chair after the previous chair left following backlash over unusually high board member salaries
Fri 21 July
Fri 21 July
Mental health services are ‘at a crossroads’ a three-year report on mental health providers from the CQC has concluded.
Fri 21 July
Fri 21 July
NHS England has ranked all 44 local NHS reform plans revealing five to be lagging behind in measures that include patient safety, general practice, leadership and finance
Wed 19 July
Wed 19 July
Carolyn Wickware explains the new Ambulance Response Programme
Sat 15 July
Sat 15 July
Dr Sarah Wollaston has been reelected to chair the Health Select Committee in charge of examining the policy, administration and expenditure of the Department of Health
Thu 13 July
Thu 13 July
Ambulances will now be expected to attend patients within seven minutes from getting a call – one minute faster than they were expected to previously
Wed 12 July
Wed 12 July
Council plans to cut £85m from public health have been revealed by analysis from The King’s Fund.
Tue 11 July
Tue 11 July
A pharmaceutical trade body has applied for a judicial review to overturn budgetary restrictions on medicines that would delay the treatment of patients with rare diseases
Fri 7 July
Fri 7 July
Doctors’ salaries have declined by 22.5% in the decade between 2005 and 2015, according to new research
Thu 6 July
Thu 6 July
CCGs are expecting to report a combined surplus of approximately £250m for 2016/17, after a £16m deficit was recorded the year before, a report has said