1. Making the invisible, visible

    Tara Donnelly recounts her experience of judging the 2018 HSJ Awards
  2. Place children and young people at the heart of the NHS long term plan

    Considering a new report stating that child health outcomes in England are poorer than its western counterparts, NHS England should develop a Children and Young People’s Health Strategy as part of its long term plan, says Professor Russell Viner
  3. Exclusive: Tech priorities for the long term plan

    Billions of pounds could be spent expanding artificial intelligence, telehealth and a host of new tech projects to support NHS long term plan ambitions, HSJ had been told.
  4. UK's stalling life expectancy: where do we go from here?

    Veena S Raleigh looks at possible factors that are causing UK’s life expectancy at birth to stall and fall further behind that of many high income countries other than the US
  5. Exclusive: Officials admitted clinical waste incineration shortage

    National officials have privately acknowledged there may be a shortage of incinerator capacity for burning clinical waste – contrary to the government’s public assertions – documents seen by HSJ show.
  6. Being an NHS chief executive

    Lisa Rodrigues shares her experience of having been an NHS chief executive – the pitfalls and advantages
  7. Exclusive: Government to ask hospitals to assess impact of 'no deal Brexit' on supply chains

    NHS trusts will be asked to assess the impact of a no deal Brexit on their supply chain of goods and equipment, HSJ can reveal.
  8. The Integrator: What the long term NHS plan will - and won't - do for integration

    Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping policy, providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.
  9. Quarter of CCGs fall below psychosis spend benchmark

    Nearly a quarter of clinical commissioning groups are spending less than the estimated sum needed to provide proper care to seriously ill mental health patients, according to a new analysis by HSJ.
  10. Address NHS clinicians’ underestimation of social care

    Existing disparity between NHS clinicians and social care workers must hit equilibrium to achieve better care outcomes. By Allyson Kay
  11. Redundancies 'not ruled out' as merging trusts target £50m savings

    Two trusts have said they cannot rule out redundancies ahead of a merger which aims to deliver savings up to £50m over five years and more joined up patient care.
  12. Carter sets out £500m emergency care efficiency opportunity

    The NHS could deliver around £500m of annual savings by squeezing out unwarranted variation in ambulance performance, operations and procurement, a major review published today concluded.
  13. Mental Health Matters: A long, hard slog towards improvement

    This is HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector. Feedback and comments are welcome - email me in confidence.
  14. More CAMHS beds commissioned in the south east

    Twelve more child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned from a private provider in the south east of England to avoid sending youngsters out of area.
  15. Government must boost dementia research spending

    Dementia is the health crisis of our time and the government needs to pull up its socks with an increase in dementia research, notes Hilary Evans
  16. Integrated care: achieving a workable model

    Toby Lambert explores how to get on with joining up care, while managing real concerns about organisational integrity, responsibility and financial risk
  17. The Integrator: Target inequalities, invest in general practice

    Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping policy, providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.
  18. Top FT victim of suspected £1m fraud

    An investigation has been launched into a suspected fraud in which almost £1m has been stolen from a top mental health trust, HSJ has learned.
  19. Revealed: One in 10 CCGs flout key NHS spending pledge

    One in 10 clinical commissioning groups have cut their mental health spending according to new figures from NHS England, more than double the previous year.
  20. Children's Commissioner calls for dramatic changes to CYP mental health service

    The NHS should dramatically expand its mental health services for children and young people, as well as how the service as a whole interacts with under 18s, the Children’s Commissioner for England has told the HSJ.