NHS Newcastle North and East CCG

  • Heart
    HSJ Local

    Trust to reconfigure children's heart services


    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust has announced plans to reconfigure its children’s heart surgery services in order to meet NHS England standards and futureproof its service.

  • angel of the north
    HSJ Local

    Outstanding CCG leader to run struggling neighbour


    The leader of an outstanding clinical commissioning group is to become the chief officer of its struggling neighbour.

  • tyne_river
    HSJ Local

    Commissioners to take over leading CSU


    Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and North Durham STP sets out the proposal to convert commissioning support unit into a community interest company After the transition the North of England Commissioning Support Unit will be jointly owned by its CCG customers The CCG owners will be the 11

  • Duncan Selbie
    HSJ Local

    PHE-led panel calls for target to increase preventative spend


    New report recommends north east NHS and local authorities “radically increase” funding in preventative care Report focuses on tacking health inequalities and and close the health and wealth gap in the region Recommends a dedicated investment pot and suggests increasing funding £160m a year by

  • Stephen Childs
    HSJ Local

    CSU director named as CCG chief officer


    The managing director of the North of England Commissioning Support Unit has been appointed as chief executive for Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group, and will do both jobs.

  • Len Fenwick

    Fenwick fears running a chain would take his 'eye off the ball'


    Sir Leonard Fenwick worried that hospital chain would mean taking his “eye of the ball” of Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust Longest serving NHS chief executive attributes outstanding rating to “good relationship with staff” Newcastle being “brought back into the fold” to help with

  • Len Fenwick

    First teaching hospital rated outstanding


    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT becomes first teaching hospital to be rated outstanding by the CQC Trust is second in the North East to be awarded the top rating, after Northumbria Healthcare was rated outstanding last month Newcastle is led by Sir Leonard Fenwick, the NHS’s longest serving chief

  • Durham
    HSJ Local

    North East CCGs could take over CSU


    STRUCTURE: Plans are being drawn up to turn the North East’s commissioning support unit into a company owned by its customer CCGs.

  • Len Fenwick
    HSJ Local

    Newcastle FT to take over some North Cumbria services


    Newcastle FT will run some children’s services in north Cumbria Partnership set to be extended with cancer services considered a likely focus North Cumbria grappling with unsafe and unsustainable services, and senior leadership turnover North Cumbria University Hospitals in special measures and

  • Duncan Selbie

    Selbie to chair North East health devolution commission


    Public Health England chief executive Duncan Selbie has been appointed chair of the North East’s commission for health and social care integration.