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The latest on changes in structure from HSJ Local


Clatterbridge to reconfigure cancer care after ‘resounding’ public support

STRUCTURE: A specialist cancer trust in Merseyside is pressing ahead with plans to build a new centre in Liverpool.

Peter Wilczynski

CCG chair steps down to lead GP 'super-practice'

STRUCTURE: The chair of Corby Clinical Commissioning Group is stepping down from the role to lead a merged GP ‘super-practice’ which aims to become the largest primary care provider in England.

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Dover white cliffs

Proposed merger between Kent CCGs dropped

STRUCTURE: A proposed merger between two clinical commissioning groups in Kent has been dropped following indications from NHS England that CCG mergers will not be supported.

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CCG to create two urgent care centres at hospitals

STRUCTURE: Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group has awarded a £15m integrated urgent care service contract to Northern Doctors Urgent Care.


PF2 approvals process 'not fit for purpose', hospital chief warns

COMMERCIAL: The Treasury’s approval process for the private finance 2 programme has been criticised by a hospital chief executive whose trust was forced to halt plans to build a new hospital.

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Moorfields Eye Hospital

Specialist eye cancer service moves to Moorfields

STRUCTURE: Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust is to take over the management of a specialist eye cancer service run by Barts Health Trust, including all outpatient work.

Kent organisations step in to relieve pressure on Medway

STRUCTURE: Medway Foundation Trust could see some of its work moved to a neighbouring trust to relieve pressure on the struggling organisation.

Maternity unit to close at Ealing

STRUCTURE: The maternity unit at Ealing Hospital Trust will close “as soon as possible” following agreement by local commissioners.

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Plan to shake up services at struggling North West trust revealed

STRUCTURE: Controversial proposals to transfer patients between hospital sites at a struggling North West trust have been revealed.

CCG consults on plans to downgrade coastal maternity units

STRUCTURE: North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group is consulting on plans to downgrade two coastal maternity units.

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