Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Fears over vulnerable children after 50pc drop in referrals

Vulnerable children have become “invisible” amid the coronavirus pandemic, leading clinicians have warned, following a dramatic reduction in referrals to child sexual assault services.

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Exclusive: Winners and losers from £3bn spent on ‘transformation’

Less than a third of the £9.2bn pot earmarked to potentially be used for “transformation” over the last three years has been used for that purpose – with more than half England’s health systems receiving under £25m.

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Greater Manchester must ‘deeply recognise’ its A&E problem

The need for Greater Manchester to improve its performance against the accident and emergency target needs to be “deeply recognised” — and lessons learned from the slower than expected impact of the region’s prevention work, one of its senior leaders had told HSJ.

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Exclusive: Most NHS computers running decade-old version of Windows

The NHS has been given another 11 months of support for a decade-old version of Microsoft Windows, while about half of its computers are still running the softfware, HSJ can reveal.

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ICS cracks down on use of 2m pieces of plastic cutlery

An integrated care system is aiming to cut its use of plastic cutlery, gloves and gowns as part of wide-ranging environmental sustainability plans, HSJ has learned.

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Manchester gets SICK! again

The SICK! Festival 2019 takes place across Greater Manchester and presents an international arts programme, weaving in perspectives from researchers, clinical practitioners, public health professionals, charities and those with lived experience of the issues addressed, explains Jon Rouse

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Enough talk about system leadership, time for action

Sustained investment in place-based leadership, the creation of more boundary spanning leadership roles, and the development of a cadre of leaders committed to co-producing the solutions with citizens are needed to make system leadership real. By Paul Burstow

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Revealed: The 20 capital projects promised by the PM

The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.

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NHS still not learning from deaths, warns CQC

Trusts are not doing enough to review and learn from the deaths of their patients, a report from the Care Quality Commission has warned.

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Region's finance directors agree to join up trusts' procurement

More than a dozen NHS trusts in a devolution area have agreed to align their buying power for purchases costing more than £1m, HSJ can reveal.

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Greater Manchester eyes 52 NHS sites for 1,700 new homes

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Trust chief executive announces retirement

The leader of a mental health and community trust has announced she will retire at the end of April for family reasons.

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North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: A fresh start for Liverpool

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Goodbye CCGs, hello SCFs

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Carving up Greater Manchester

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Battered CCG must prove it’s worth it

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

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Devo region generates extra £150m after 'very strong' financial performance

The Greater Manchester health economy delivered a “very strong” financial performance last year, generating £150m of investment funding for the region.