The NHS Commissioning Board will be allowed to use patient data to enable CCGs to compare their performance against other commissioners.
The new rules for tendering of NHS services have been defended by Health Minister Earl Howe and condemned by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
The UK medical professions have worked together to develop a strategy to address the national obesity crisis – the worst in Europe.
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.