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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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North by North West: Virgin territory

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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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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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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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

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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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Exclusive: More than 50 trusts yet to carry out post-Grenfell fire checks

More than 50 NHS trusts have confirmed they have not had a fire service inspection since the Grenfell Tower disaster – despite all providers being ordered to arrange them just days after the fire.

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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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Exclusive: Variation in children's mental health spend 'seems unjustifiable'

A potentially “unjustifiable” variation in spending on children and young people’s mental health services has raised concerns that cash pledged for these services is not reaching the front line.

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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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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.

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Leadership Q&A: Pennine Care Foundation Trust

How the new chief executive of Pennine Care Foundation Trust will have a pivotal role in shaping the future of mental health and community care through the Greater Manchester devolution programme

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Harassment cover-up chief executive takes role at neighbouring FT

A former mental health trust chief executive, who resigned last year after helping to cover up the sexual harassment of a HR director, is being paid £60,000 to work two days a week as a private consultant at a neighbouring trust.

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North by North West: Tough times in Southport

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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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Children face 'heart breaking' delays for dental surgery

Leaders in Greater Manchester have drawn up plans to address a crisis in children’s dental services.

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MCP vanguard looks to take on A&E

Leaders of a high profile vanguard project in Greater Manchester have moved away from the standard multispecialty community provider model by opting to include significant aspects of acute hospital care.

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Provider chosen to take over unsustainable mental health trust

STRUCTURE: Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust has been chosen to take over a struggling neighbouring trust.

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Hundreds left waiting for vital mental health assessments

Hundreds of patients are waiting more than two weeks to have vital assessments for psychosis treatment, HSJ analysis has revealed.

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CCGs halt service closure plan ahead of legal challenge

MENTAL HEALTH: Commissioners in Greater Manchester have halted the closure of several mental health services, ahead of a judicial review.