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The latest on changes in structure from HSJ Local

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Trust to move some services to leisure centre

STRUCTURE: Leicester Partnership Trust and West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group are to relocate community nursing and musculoskeletal services from Ashby and District Hospital to a leisure centre.

Stephen Dunn

Dunn: FT structure can be used to create new care models

STRUCTURE: A key architect of the foundation trust legal structure has said the sector’s existing governance models can be used to run the new models of care set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View.

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Cornwall merger plan halted due to costs

COMMERCIAL: Plans to merge two Cornwall providers have been put on hold after a study of the proposals for further joint working said a merger would not be feasible in the short term.

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David Bradley

Community services ‘unsustainable’ without investment, says trust chief

FINANCE: Services treating mental health patients in their own homes will become ‘unsustainable’ unless there is extra investment, a trust chief executive has said.

Substance misuse clinic to close due to financial losses

STRUCTURE: A substance misuse centre in London will have to close because the trust that manages it cannot afford to keep it open.

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Hinchingbrooke to return to NHS management next month

STRUCTURE: The UK’s only privately-run NHS hospital will be handed back to the health service next month, the NHS Trust Development Authority has confirmed.

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UPDATED: Community hospitals review underway as CCG forecasts £11m deficit

STRUCTURE: Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group is undertaking a review into the future of its four community hospitals.

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Manchester stroke centralisation could 'save 50 lives a year'

STRUCTURE: The majority of stroke patients in Greater Manchester will be treated at specialist hospitals, under plans to increase the centralisation of services which it is hoped could save 50 lives a year.

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Ruth Hawkins, CEO of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

New FT to 'push forward' with new models of care

STRUCTURE:The leader of a provider recently granted foundation trust status has said that the organisation has been presented with an ‘exciting’ opportunity to push forward with new models of care outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View.

London mental health trust wins contracts in Bedfordshire and Luton

COMMERCIAL: East London Foundation Trust has been chosen by two clinical commissioning groups to deliver mental health services contracts worth £60m in Bedfordshire and Luton.

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