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Structure

The latest on changes in structure from HSJ Local

Proposal to centralise stroke services in Lewisham

STRUCTURE: Lewisham and Greenwich Trust has proposed moving stroke services out of one of its acute hospitals to help cope with demand for emergency beds.

Ann Radmore

Strained ambulance service to cut call-outs by 15 per cent

PERFORMANCE: London Ambulance Service Trust has announced it will cut the number of emergency calls that receive an ambulance response by 15 per cent, in response to staff shortages and rising demand.

Savings must be found without any additional transitional finance to help establish new services

Herts Valleys CCG seeking partner to undertake ‘strategic review’

STRUCTURE: Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group is looking for an “independent partner” to help it conduct a “strategic review” to ensure the sustainability of the West Hertfordshire healtheconomy.

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Norman Lamb

Norfolk trust applies for mutual programme

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust is bidding to be one of 10 trusts to receive grant funding to investigate the potential scope for becoming a mutual, HSJ has learned.

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Tameside Hospital

Monitor to 'help FT become an integrated care organisation'

Health sector regulator Monitor has claimed it will for the first time attempt to help a foundation trust hospital become “a full integrated care organisation”.

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Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

CCG's structures declared 'not fit for purpose' by NHS England review

STRUCTURE: A troubled clinical commissioning group in the North West has structures which are “not fit for purpose” and a dysfunctional relationship between two of its leaders, an NHS England review has found.

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Gabel

Judicial review launched against location of cancer centre

STRUCTURE: A consultant has launched legal action against a decision to build a new cancer centre next to a grade-one listed building at Barts Health Trust.

Mid Staffs

Council threatens Mid Staffs with 'inevitable' legal challenge

Plans to shift maternity services away from Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust as part of its dissolution could face a legal challenge from Stafford Borough Council.

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Moorfields satellite clinic opens after pause in plans

STRUCTURE: Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust has opened a satellite eye clinic at Darent Valley Hospital in Kent after objections from another provider cast doubt over the service.

Puzzle illustrating merger

Cornwall summit to discuss tripartite merger proposal

STRUCTURE: The chief executive of a south west trust hoping to merge with a social enterprise and mental health provider in the region is due to meet the heads of the proposed merger partners next month.

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