A review of competition in the health service, to be published this week by Monitor, will recommend that voluntary organisations be granted VAT exemption on a wide range of goods and services.
A powerful new post aimed at protecting the elderly and other vulnerable adults in care homes is to be created as ministers prepare to react to the report into the failings of Mid Staffordshire hospital.
Health Service Journal
A clinical commissioning group is tendering for an integrated provider of acute and community musculoskeletal services, to be paid through a ‘year of care’ budget.
The Guardian – healthcare network
Following the Francis report, the NHS Confederation was asked to review bureaucracy. Mike Farrar reveals some early findings.
Royal College of Nursing claims switch to healthcare assistants is putting lives in danger.
The number of teenagers and young adults dying from cancer in the UK has halved since the 1970s, according to a report from Cancer Research UK.
The Guardian – voluntary sector network
Many charities have become more open to borrowing, and are investigating social finance and social impact bonds.
Google has launched a new competition awarding £2 million to four UK non-profits using technology for social change.
The outgoing chairman of Overgate Hospice has said her 17 years in the role have been full of memories that she will treasure forever.