CQC appoints chief operating officer

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Kirsty Shaw as its chief operating officer. Shaw will lead on the regulator's corporate and customer-facing functions, including...

Spending gap putting pressure on mental health services

Mental health workers are under pressure as the spending gap between NHS mental health services and NHS acute hospitals widened last year, according to...

CQC chief executive to step down

Sir David Behan, chief executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to step down from his position in the summer after six years...

NHSPN reaffirms extra capacity as NHS winter crisis continues

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) reaffirmed its offer to the NHS of additional capacity for 400,000 operations and tests as NHS England revealed record...

NHSPN reaffirms extra capacity as NHS winter crisis continues

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) has reaffirmed its offer to the NHS of additional capacities for 400,000 operations and tests, after the latest performance...

CQC pauses non-urgent inspections

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has paused some routine inspections this month in response to increased pressure on the health and care system and...

Department of Health renamed

The Department of Health has been renamed the Department of Health and Social Care, following the cabinet reshuffle on Monday 8 January. Health secretary Jeremy...

New general manager at Bupa Global Asia Pacific

    Jonathan Quach has been appointed general manager of Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC) at Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa. Quach previously led business...

Further investigation into £700m Capita GP contract

The National Audit Office (NAO) will be investigating a £700m primary care support contract provided by Capita Business Services to GP practices, which GPs...

Private IVF costs disparity

There is a huge variation in the prices charged by private fertility clinics across the UK, according to research commissioned by IVF provider ABC...