NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG

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Mapped: STP commissioning ratings

HSJ has produced commissioning ratings for every “sustainability and transformation partnership” in England, based on the new assessments of clinical commissioning groups published by NHS England.

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Major acute trust appoints new chief

North West Anglia Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Stephen Graves.

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Senior chief of major acute trust to retire

North West Anglia Foundation Trust chief executive Stephen Graves is to retire, with interviews for his replacement taking place this week.

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Top trust’s move to PFI hospital delayed by ‘cladding’ fears

Royal Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust’s protracted move to a new £165m site has been further delayed after the trust raised concerns about “combustible cladding” on the new site.

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Exclusive: Scathing review says CCG’s problems are among worst ever seen

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group’s “deeply concerning” problems “are among the broadest and deepest set of issues facing any CCG we have worked with”, according to a highly critical external review.

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Large CCG's deficit spirals to £42m

One of England’s largest clinical commissioning groups posted a £42m deficit in 2017-18, £26m worse than its control total, according to its May finance report.

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Trust sells two sites to housing quango in £20m deal

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust has completed a £20m sale of two of its sites to a housing quango, which plans to build 326 new homes on the land.

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Exclusive: Patients at risk as blood clot assessments decline

Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.

Mental health

NHS England extends screening for mental health problems

NHS staff will be expected to screen every patient with a long term physical condition for mental health problems, under new guidance from national leaders.

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The back story of the former bagel mogul behind ‘Care BnB’

The CareRooms concept occurred to me after spending the last 25 years in healthcare and being a long term carer for my father, who died in 2016. But I started off selling bagels. By CareRooms chief executive Paul Gaudin

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Burst water pipe forces trust into major cancellations

Peterborough city hospital has been forced to cancel all outpatient clinics due to a burst water pipe.

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Government interrogates prices to stymie £200m-plus drugs overspend

Government has begun intensively monitoring new information on the generic drug market to try to stymie additional costs which are running into hundreds of millions of pounds, HSJ has been told.

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Significant savings from mental and physical health integration pioneers

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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Revealed: The surprising answer to fixing the NHS's A&E crisis

This year’s HSJ100 highlighted the Mexican standoff between Simon Stevens and Jeremy Hunt over whether the NHS had enough money to deliver on its priorities – particularly A&E access and elective waiting times.

Great Yarmouth

NHS England accepts deficit forecasts for 14 CCGs

NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.

Cambridge

Commissioners U-turn on controversial 12 week minimum waits

One of the NHS’s largest clinical commissioning groups is set to ditch a controversial policy enforcing 12 week minimum waiting times for adults needing “non-urgent” treatment – just two months after setting out the plan.

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CCGs overspend by £60m but only one revises forecast

Local commissioners overspent against their financial plans by nearly £60m in the four months to August, but NHS England still expects them to deliver a near breakeven position by the end of 2017-18.

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Financially challenged CCG must not get 'distracted', says outgoing chief

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group, one of England’s largest commissioners, must not get “distracted” by designing new structures following its improved rating, its outgoing chief officer has warned.

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CCG chief officer leaving to lead foundation trust

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Tracy Dowling is leaving to head up the area’s mental health and community care provider.

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CCG rows back on service closures following local backlash

Three Cambridgeshire minor injuries units threatened with closure could be reprieved and even expanded, following public outcry about the potential service downgrades.