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Devon success regime finds £442m funding gapSubscription
STRUCTURE: Health and care services in northern, eastern and western Devon face a £442m funding gap by 2020-21 unless radical action is taken, the region’s success regime has found.
DEVOLUTION: A South West region that includes the clinical commissioning group with the largest deficit in the country has submitted a devolution bid.
The Care Quality Commission has praised the “remarkable” improvement in care at Wexham Park Hospital as the “most impressive” turnaround it has seen since the start of its new inspection regime in 2013.
FTs agree to push ahead with mergerSubscription
STRUCTURE: Two Surrey trusts could merge as early as the summer after their boards decided to press ahead with revised plans.
Data sharing is essential to improve patient care but appropriate governance arrangements need to be in place. By Marc Farr
The first ever prosecution of an NHS trust for corporate manslaughter has been thrown out by a judge, after he found there was no case to answer.
Nursing Times Deputies' CongressSubscription
12-13 April 2016 – Victoria Park Plaza, London
Ambulances may be diverted from failing trustSubscription
ACUTE CARE: Medway Foundation Trust could see some blue light ambulances sent to another hospital in response to public concern.
Kent A&E faces downgradeSubscription
ACUTE CARE: Emergency services at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital could be downgraded because of concerns that trainee doctors being left to cope with potentially seriously ill surgical patients.
Trusts that cannot achieve new benchmarks for pathology will have to agree by next January to outsourcing or sharing services with other providers, Lord Carter is expected to recommend.