Category list : ROYAL LIVERPOOL AND BROADGREEN UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
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Two of England’s biggest clinical commissioning groups have called for NHS England to account for the huge cuts to some councils’ adult social care spending in deciding NHS allocations for the coming years.
The board of Aintree University Hospital Foundation Trust has backed the recommendation of senior hospital consultants that it should pursue a merger with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust.
The boards of Liverpool’s two university teaching hospital trusts are to consider a joint report from their senior clinicians that recommends merging the organisations, HSJ has been told.
STRUCTURE: Commissioners have agreed to help fund a £36m extension to a new cancer hospital being built in Liverpool, to make possible a reconfiguration of the city’s fragmented blood cancer services.
First special measures GP practice to closeSubscription
One of the first GP practices to be placed in special measures by the Care Quality Commission is to close, HSJ has learned.
The Liverpool City Region has declared it wants to explore taking greater control of health functions, including creating a ‘local leadership role’ for ‘performance oversight’.
STRUCTURE: Merseyside trusts made payments totalling at least £135,000 to help cover redundancy costs when they terminated their HR contracts with Capita, HSJ can reveal.
New negligence rules render trust 'unviable'Subscription
FINANCE: More than 40 trusts have lost their maximum discounts for premiums for 2015-16 now that changes to the way clinical negligence premiums are calculated have come into force.
FINANCE: A major hospital trust ignored its own legal advice by handing extra payments to its chair and non-executive directors, according to the findings of an independent review.
Patient Safety Awards shortlist announcedSubscription
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