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The new care model vanguards being developed in Greater Manchester will need to be funded from the region’s already allocated transformation fund, not the national pot.
North by North West: Working on the chain gangSubscription
HSJ’ s new weekly email briefing on NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester.
Council leaders in Greater Manchester have had “exploratory discussions” with private investors as they seek capital investment for the NHS.
A third hospital trust is considering whether to join the “foundation chain” being created by two leading foundation trusts in Greater Manchester.
NHS England has confirmed that Greater Manchester’s hospitals will still have access to national bailout funding next year, despite the devolution of health funding.
Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potentialSubscription
By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.
FINANCE: Greater Manchester will receive £450m of “transformation funding” through a direct allocation from NHS England over the next five years.
INTERVIEW: The financial turnaround at Bolton Foundation Trust has been achieved by ignoring many of the accepted rules for struggling trusts, its finance director has said.
PERFORMANCE: An independent review has raised concerns that approved surgical checklists were not being consistently followed by some senior staff at a North West trust, after a series of never events.
An NHS trust and centre of excellence for maternity care has launched an urgent audit of babies born at the hospital after failings in care led to the death of a baby girl.