Category list : West Midlands
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STRUCTURE: A long running West Midlands reconfiguration has moved a step closer to being implemented after proposals were backed by the affected trust and its main commissioners.
COMMERCIAL: Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit has been named as the preferred provider of support services to Worcestershire’s three clinical commissioning groups.
COMMERCIAL: Pharmaceutical companies will no longer be allowed to sponsor events organised by South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
One of the country’s leading large scale GP providers – which is also a new care model vanguard – is in talks to expand to other locations across England, HSJ has learned.
Patient Safety Congress and AwardsSubscription
5-6 July – Manchester Central, Manchester
WORKFORCE: Two Worcestershire clinical commissioning groups have been left without a permanent accountable officer following the departure of Simon Hairsnape to Herefordshire CCG.
UCLH fails to appoint new chief executiveSubscription
One of the NHS’s longest serving and highest profile chief executives has deferred his stepping-down after his organisation failed to appoint a successor.
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.
PERFORMANCE: A West Midlands hospital is expected to be put in special measures this week after the Care Quality Commission found serious failings and risks to patient safety.
GP ‘super partnership’ plots further expansionSubscription
STRUCTURE: The leader of the NHS’s largest GP “super partnership” has said it could soon be joined by additional practices, and may need to work closely with other large scale GP groups in the near future.