1. Revealed: The winners and losers of government's £2.9bn capital pot

    Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.
  2. Not registering the right support to transform care

    Laura Paton explores why a substantial number of people with learning disabilities or autism continue to be inappropriately admitted to assessment and treatment units rather than living with support in the community.
  3. NHSI chair says regulators 'encourage wrong kind of behaviour'

    National regulators are “encouraging the wrong kind of behaviour” by prioritising financial performance over staff wellbeing, the chair of NHS Improvement has said.
  4. New chair for CCG covering Grenfell Tower

    A group with responsiblity for commissioning services for those recovering from the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire has appointed a new chair.
  5. Third of mental health trusts did not bid for STP capital

    A third of mental health trusts did not bid for any capital funding through their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
  6. NHS staff should be offered post-trauma support - HEE

    NHS organisations must give employees access to post-incident support or post-trauma counselling, a report into the mental health of staff has found.
  7. Trust issued 'appalling' legal threat to 'suicidal' employee

    An NHS trust threatened a staff member with legal action after he reported feeling suicidal, court documents reveal.
  8. Following the Money: The battle for capital

    HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
  9. Busiest outpatient speciality 'relying on' locums and outsourcing

    Most NHS trusts are now relying on extra capacity to manage demand in the busiest outpatient speciality across the health service, a new report has warned.
  10. New hospital to close after 'inadequate' rating

    A major private provider is to close a new hospital less than a year after it opened, following an “inadequate” rating by the Care Quality Commission.
  11. Mental Health Matters: Curbing the market

    HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering safety, quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector.
  12. CQC concerned about 'hundreds' of inappropriate wards

    The mental health chief for the Care Quality Commission has raised concerns over “hundreds” of dormitory style beds still used in the sector, and suggested more capital funding is required.
  13. LD and autism profile problem worse than MH - CQC chief

    Mental health is no longer the NHS’ “Cinderella”, but there are still concerns about the profile of learning disability and autism services, a Care Quality Commission senior chief has said.
  14. North by North West: Not a good look

    Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.
  15. What does the NHS long-term plan mean for mental health crisis care?

  16. Community and MH nurse numbers rise for first time since 2009

    The number of registered nurses working in NHS community and mental health services have risen year on year for the first time, after almost a decade of decline.
  17. Trust reviews 250 patients waiting to access flagship service

    One of England’s largest mental health trusts is reviewing 250 patients who have endured long waits to access one of its flagship services.
  18. Why the NHS needs to learn from the rest of the world

    To deliver the best care possible, any health system must look to its neighbours, says Layla McCay
  19. Captain Cook's lessons for the NHS long-term plan

    The NHS should endeavour to follow the example of Captain Cook’s three great expeditions when it sets about integrating and transforming care, writes Claire Fuller
  20. Mental health services provider's hospital put in special measures

    A major provider of inpatient learning disability and mental health services has had one of its hospitals placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission, which raised concerns staff failed to respond to urgent requests from patients in seclusion.