1. Successful integrations can reap benefits for the NHS

    The renewed interest in collaboration and integration amongst NHS providers is good news but we need to ensure the right transactions take place
  2. Talks under way for more mental health care model pilots

    Talks are already under way to create more pilot sites to take on new commissioning powers and develop models of care for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.
  3. New £5m pot for perinatal mental health services

    Commissioners and providers must show how they can reach more new and expecting mothers with serious mental health problems if they are to get a slice of a new £5m investment fund.
  4. NHS England will step in if mental health cash does not reach front line

    NHS England will take action in areas where funding pledged for mental health services is not reaching the front line, its national mental health director has told HSJ.
  5. 'Confusion' over new policies led to trust's inadequate safety rating

    QUALITY: Failure to filter new care policies through the workforce led to Humber Foundation Trust being rated inadequate for safety, the trust’s nursing director has said.
  6. HSJ Catch Up: Trusts told savings priorities, and FTSE 100 firms approached for NHS boards

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  7. We must seize this once in a lifetime chance

    Mental health issues in the perinatal period have long been misunderstood but a funding boost offers hope of a turnaround
  8. New mental health crisis units designed to take strain off A&E

    SERVICE DESIGN: The first of three mental health urgent crisis support units has opened in West Yorkshire as part of vanguard-funded project to ease strain on accident and emergency departments.
  9. Exclusive: Trusts fail to report hundreds of mental health patient deaths to coroners

    Hundreds of patients who died while being detained under the Mental Health Act could have been denied inquests, it has emerged after HSJ uncovered discrepancies in official data.
  10. Rehabilitation at heart of new London mental health care model

    STRUCTURE: Trust leaders have set out how secure adult mental health services will be transformed across South London to focus on rehabilitation, community care and helping patients into housing and employment.
  11. Mental health trusts lay out plans for new commissioning powers

    STRUCTURE: Mental health providers in Oxford and the Thames Valley have set out how they will use their new commissioning powers to create a new care model for secure adult mental health services.
  12. Cash-strapped council plans funding cuts to joint NHS discharge project

    A county council struggling to make £60m of savings in 2016-17 is planning to scrap funding for a joint discharge project with local NHS hospitals, it has emerged.
  13. Tracking money 'acid test' for £4bn mental health plans, says Confed chief

    Guaranteeing promised funds reach frontline services will be the “acid test” for NHS England’s mental health plans, a senior health leader has said.
  14. We need to live the values that Kate Granger inspired

    Kate Granger’s legacy is a global brand - the task for the NHS now is to unite and change our culture for the better
  15. Provider chosen to take over unsustainable mental health trust

    STRUCTURE: Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust has been chosen to take over a struggling neighbouring trust.
  16. Yorkshire FT names new chief executive

    STRUCTURE: A Yorkshire mental health trust has appointed Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust’s director of quality and nursing as its new chief executive.
  17. Courage and wellbeing for a life beyond mental illness

    Social inclusion is vital to recovery in mental health but is overlooked in practice. The SHARP project in south London addressed this shortfall so successfully that it has outgrown its pilot status
  18. Controversial Ofsted style CCG ratings delayed

    Publication of Ofsted style ratings ranking clinical commissioning groups’ performance in six clinical priority areas have been delayed.
  19. Hunt's task is to focus on population health now

    The headlines usually focus on deficiencies of NHS funding but Jeremy Hunt’s focus must equally be on the way we live
  20. Midlands trusts set out on path to possible merger

    STRUCTURE: Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has put on hold a decision to appoint a permanent chief executive amid the possibility it could merge or be taken over by Derbyshire Community Health Services FT.