Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Virus
    HSJ Local

    Costs of hospital bug outbreak rocket to £5m at major FT


    FT had predicted the financial impact of CPE bug to be £700,000 Rapid increase in spending since 2010, but preventing spread is “vital” Bacteria usually harmless but can cause serious infections for elderly patients with underlying conditions PATIENT SAFETY: Efforts to contain the spread of

  • Jonathan Michael
    HSJ Local

    Jonathan Michael to oversee Manchester reconfiguration


    The previous chief executive of Oxford University Hospitals FT has been appointed to provide independent oversight of plans for a “single hospital service” in Manchester.

  • Simon Stevens
    HSJ Local

    Stevens fires broadside against ‘institutional self-interest’


    High Court judge backs decision to remove emergency and high risk general surgery from Wythenshawe Hospital Simon Stevens says saying spurious claims were made to advance a “mistakenly conceived institutional self-interest” Wythenshawe doctors say patient safety was “only reason for mounting

  • Wythenshawe Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Manchester medics lose court battle over landmark reconfiguration


    High court judge says there was “no legal error” in major consultation process Court judgement reveals change in tack by Wythenshawe Hospital chiefs Judge says it was not necessary to inform public of “every potential contingency” Read the full judgment here A high court judge has ruled in favour

  • Manchester
    HSJ Local

    Greater Manchester hospitals will keep access to bailouts


    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.

  • Calculator

    Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential


    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.

  • Manchester skyline
    HSJ Local

    Deficit reduction 'outside' Greater Manchester's £450m transformation pot


    Greater Manchester leaders “very pleased” with £450m transformation fund Strategic plan says deficit management will be the “responsibility of the NHS” FINANCE: Greater Manchester will receive £450m of “transformation funding” through a direct allocation from NHS England over the next five years.

  • Eye surgery
    HSJ Local

    Manchester eyes savings of £2.5m


    COMMISSIONING: Commissioners in Manchester are to run a competitive tender process for some eye care services, which could save more than £2.5m in two years.

  • Surgical scissors
    HSJ Local

    Manchester commissioners threaten to tender hospital services


    Manchester trusts acknowledge need for “comprehensive range” of clinical networks CCGs and council threaten to recommission services if meaningful changes are not agreed Organisational mergers could be considered COMMISSIONING: Three large acute providers have drawn up plans for a “single

  • Surgeons
    HSJ Local

    Trust's rationale for moving high risk surgery 'not supported'


    Pennine Acute Trust say transfer of emergency and high risk general surgery has “implications” beyond those described during consultation All non-elective inpatient surgery to be transferred out of North Manchester General Hospital Reconfiguration leaders “do not recognise or support” the trust’s