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Simon Stevens has said a court decision supporting a major reconfiguration in Greater Manchester presents a “wider lesson” for the NHS.
A high court judge has ruled in favour of health leaders in Greater Manchester, concluding there was “no legal error” in a major consultation process relating to emergency services.
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.
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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.
RECONFIGURATION: Leaders at a major acute trust believe the controversial shake-up of emergency services in Greater Manchester has “implications” beyond those described during a public consultation process.
Trust chiefs in Greater Manchester are set to create a ‘federation’ of NHS providers, as they aim to maximise opportunities for sharing services across the region.
STRUCTURE: Doctors have been accused of distributing ‘inaccurate’ information as part of their campaign to retain emergency and high risk general surgery at a major teaching hospital in Manchester.
STRUCTURE: A group of doctors is set to launch a judicial review of the decision to remove emergency and high risk general surgery from Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester.
STRUCTURE: Further proposals for hospital reconfiguration in Greater Manchester are due to be announced before the end of the financial year, HSJ has learned.