Time to focus on ICS priorities
Time to focus on ICS priorities
by Claire Yarwood
17 June 2021

While there is no single model for integrated care systems, finance leaders have common priorities that need to be addressed to get the systems up and running and focused on delivering the best outcomes for their populations.

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Covid-19 update: 11 June
Covid-19 update: 11 June
by Steve Brown
11 June 2021

The NHS Covid hangover became even clearer this week as the English waiting list exceeded five million for the first time, while concerns grow about a possible third wave of the virus. There were also calls to meet the $66bn bill to vaccinate the world.

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NHS Supply Chain: Value Based Procurement project report and findings
NHS Supply Chain: Value Based Procurement project report and findings
by Paid content
11 June 2021

NHS Supply Chain’s new Value Based Procurement (VBP) report shares the approach, outcomes and observations from the pilot study phase of the project.

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Treasury told to act quickly on pensions
Treasury told to act quickly on pensions
by Seamus Ward
11 June 2021

The Treasury must quickly resolve issues that have affected the NHS Pension Scheme and the other large public sector pensions, the Commons Public Accounts Committee said.

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Base workforce plans on demand and capacity, MPs say
Base workforce plans on demand and capacity, MPs say
by Seamus Ward
08 June 2021

Workforce planning must be led by future demand and capacity, and not how much funding is available, the Commons Health and Social Care Committee said.

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Covid-19 update: 4 June
Covid-19 update: 4 June
by Steve Brown
04 June 2021

The government continued to focus on the success of the UK vaccination programme – fully vaccinating half the adult population in just six months. However other parts of its Covid-19 response remain under scrutiny.

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Payment systems: focus on pathways
Payment systems: focus on pathways
by Steve Brown
04 June 2021

Proposals for a revised payment system would mean the whole NHS in England using the same approach, but even more radical changes could lie ahead.

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Payment systems: focus on pathways
Payment systems: focus on pathways
by Steve Brown
03 June 2021

Proposals for a revised payment system would mean the whole NHS in England using the same approach, but even more radical changes could lie ahead.

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The missing link
The missing link
by Steve Brown
01 June 2021

A financial framework that supports system working and behaviours is vital if integrated care systems are to achieve their ambitions.

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Special delivery
Special delivery
by Steve Brown
01 June 2021

What role have specialist hospitals played during Covid-19? And how can they help with the recovery of services?

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