NHS Bracknell and Ascot CCG

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    Revealed: 'Ludicrous' CCG variation for care at home

    2018-03-05T10:20:00Z

    There is dramatic variation across England in the rate of people with serious long-term conditions being approved to receive NHS-funded care at home.

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    Former PCT chief appointed to chair STP

    2017-12-15T15:39:00Z

    The Worcestershire and Herefordshire sustainability and transformation partnership has appointed veteran NHS manager Charles Waddicor as its independent chair.

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    Significant savings from mental and physical health integration pioneers

    2017-12-14T11:00:00Z

    Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.

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    Seven more CCGs approved to merge in nationwide shake-up

    2017-11-03T11:30:00Z

    NHS England has approved clinical commissioning mergers in a further two areas, bringing together seven more CCGs.

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    First nine 'accountable care systems' revealed

    2017-03-31T00:01:00Z

    NHS England identifies the first nine likely “accountable care systems” NHS Improvement and NHS England to adopt “one stop shop” approach to regulation Developing accountable care organisations will “not be a focus of activity” for most places Individual organisations will not be allowed to hold

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    Thousands of disabled people forced to wait months for wheelchairs

    2017-03-21T22:00:00Z

    Between October and December, 21 per cent of children and 15 per cent of adults waited more than 19 weeks for wheelchairs to be delivered Waiting times of nine weeks-plus for wheelchair prescription and then delivery Longest waits for those with high or specialist needs for prescriptions and

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    Ambitious patient record sharing project secures IT partner

    2016-03-03T11:59:00Z

    Connected Care project appoints IT integration specialists Project aims to share care records across seven CCG areas with 855,000 population Commissioners say shared record will drive “transformational” change Commissioners have brought in a specialist IT firm to integrate all the patient care

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    CQC hails merger trust for ‘most impressive’ ever transformation

    2016-02-02T00:01:00Z

    CQC says Wexham Park Hospital’s improvement under Frimley Health FT is “most impressive” it has seen Rating upgraded from “inadequate” to “good” Hospital was run by Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals FT until October 2014 The Care Quality Commission has praised the “remarkable” improvement in

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    Frimley chief calls for increase in NHS takeovers

    2016-02-02T00:01:00Z

    Sir Andrew Morris says “clinical leadership” key to successful acquisition of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Foundation Trust Says NHS still has “too many organisations on the provider and commissioning side” Frimley Health “not at the moment” looking at extending to a “hospital chain” The NHS

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    Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

    2016-01-06T07:00:00Z

    Large scale GP provider groups operating in 82 per cent of England’s CCG areas There are 268 federations up and running, HSJ research suggests It is estimated that these organisations cover 41 million patients Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider