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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has backed plans to reconfigure hospital services in South Gloucestershire after they were referred to him by local councillors following a long-running row.
STRUCTURE: : A Monitor-backed review of health services across Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes has pinpointed three key areas to be revamped across the two regions.
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
STRUCTURE: The Competition and Markets Authority has begun a review of the proposed merger between Frimley Park Hospital Foundation Trust and its troubled neighbour Heatherwood and Wexham Park Foundation Trust.
STRUCTURE: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group plans to jointly commission children’s services in Cambridgeshire with the local authority.
STRUCTURE: East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has suggested one of its main sites be developed for housing and a new hospital be built elsewhere.
STRUCTURE: Plans to downgrade consultant led maternity services at South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust’s Friarage Hospital have been referred to the health secretary.
STRUCTURE: One of England’s largest mental health trusts has appointed a chief executive from NHS England.
COMMERCIAL: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust and Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust have appointed private firm Integrated Pathology Partnerships to help reconfigure and run pathology services across south Essex.
STRUCTURE: Jeremy Hunt has approved plans to reconfigure hospitals services run by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, which were referred to him last year.