Calls for independent long-term planning body
Calls for independent long-term planning body
05 April 2017

Peers have slammed the ‘short-sightedness’ of successive governments for failing to plan effectively for the long-term future of the health service and adult social care.

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£400m efficiency potential in corporate services
£400m efficiency potential in corporate services
15 March 2017

NHS Improvement has identified wide variation in corporate services costs and said trusts could save more than £400m overall if they all performed as well as the average trust.

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Financial pressures affecting care
Financial pressures affecting care
14 March 2017

The slow down in funding increases after 2010/11 is beginning to impact on services with public health and community care hardest hit, according to the King’s Fund.

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Hammond allocates additional capital for STPs
Hammond allocates additional capital for STPs
08 March 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has recognised that sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) will need further capital investment, allocating an initial £325m to the most developed plans in his Budget today.

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Budget reaction: short-term help but longer-term solutions needed
Budget reaction: short-term help but longer-term solutions needed
08 March 2017

The additional funding for social care announced in today’s Budget received a cautious welcome, but health and social care stakeholders warned that a longer-term solution was needed.

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Quality and finances linked, says CQC
Quality and finances linked, says CQC
03 March 2017

The Care Quality Commission said its first round of acute and specialist hospital inspections shows a correlation between its ratings and trusts’ financial positions.

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NHSI reveals FD pay ranges
NHSI reveals FD pay ranges
02 March 2017

Finance directors at the biggest acute trusts could receive a top salary of £190,000 under new pay ranges published by NHS Improvement.

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PAC calls for clear financial recovery plan
PAC calls for clear financial recovery plan
27 February 2017

The government has been urged to end the ‘sticking-plaster’ approach to the NHS and urged to develop clear and transparent plans to transform services and turn around finances.

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CCG reserve to offset deficits
CCG reserve to offset deficits
09 February 2017

The £800m reserve set aside by clinical commissioning groups will be used to offset deficits across the health service, NHS England said.

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Orchard plans holistic association (HFMA 2016)
Orchard plans holistic association (HFMA 2016)
09 December 2016

New HFMA president Mark Orchard has vowed to ensure the association supports all finance professionals in the NHS, regardless of gender, ethnic background, where they work or whether they are qualified.

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