The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has backed all 62 clinical commissioning groups in the third wave of its authorisation process to take on new their responsibilities from 1 April 2013.
New regulations for NHS procurement laid before Parliament will force CCGs to put virtually all services out to competitive tender.
The Department of Health has published a ‘pledge’ to improve health outcomes for children and young people through co-ordinated activity across the NHS.
The Department of Health blocked NHS Direct from telling the public that there is “no good quality clinical evidence” to show that homeopathy is more than a placebo.
An entrepreneurial team within Janssen’s R&D operation is working with the NHS to promote innovative dementia care. Janssen Healthcare Innovation and the...
Funding pressures on sexual health services are driving an increase in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancies, a new report warns.
The public enquiry report on preventable deaths at Stafford General Hospital has placed emphasis on improving the ‘transparency’ and regulation of the NHS.
Health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) across the country will have to work closely with local providers of health and care services if they are to be successful, a new report warns.
A new House of Lords bill aims to restore the legal duty of the Health Secretary to “secure provision” of NHS services.
The Department of Health has outlined plans to make personal health budgets (PHBs) available to the 56,000 people receiving NHS continuing healthcare from April 2014.