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Question: can GPs profiteer from commissioning?

Several reports in the media this week claim that GPs will be able to profiteer from the new commissioning arrangements by keeping any savings they make. In particular, it has been reported that private health firm IHP plans to set … Continue reading

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Ambulance trusts achieve foundation status

South East Coast Ambulance Trust logo

In a first for the NHS, two ambulance trusts have joined the ranks of NHS foundation trusts (FT). South East Coast and South Western Ambulance Service Trusts were authorised by Monitor, the body that regulates NHS foundation trusts. Monitor’s role … Continue reading

Monitor appoints chair to oversee new role

Monitor has appointed a new chair to oversee its transition into the independent economic regulator of the NHS. As part of the proposals set out in the White Paper, Monitor will become the independent economic regulator of all NHS services … Continue reading

Exciting and challenging future for NHS providers

Ian Dalton, Managing Director of Provider Development, talks about the delivery of provider-side reforms. Providers of healthcare services, whether hospitals or providers of community services, must be responsive to the needs of patients, provide high quality care and perform well. … Continue reading

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