Phased introduction for agency nurse spending rules
by Seamus Ward
03 September 2015

New rules limiting spending on agency nursing staff have been confirmed by the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) and Monitor.

Read more
2016/17 tariff HRG4+ proposal
by Seamus Ward
13 August 2015

Monitor and NHS England have proposed adopting HRG4+ as the currency for admitted patient care in 2016/17.

Read more
Think-tanks call for NHS transformation fund
Think-tanks call for NHS transformation fund
by Seamus Ward
23 July 2015

A transformation fund, worth up to £2bn a year is needed to drive essential changes to services by 2020/21, according to the King’s Fund and Health Foundation.

Read more
Hunt signals contract changes to achieve seven-day services
Hunt signals contract changes to achieve seven-day services
by Seamus Ward
16 July 2015

A new consultant contract that seeks to support the implementation of a seven-day NHS will be available soon, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

Read more