NHS Warrington CCG

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North by North West: Struggling to adapt

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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FT to divest under-pressure prison contracts

An NHS trust has told staff it will cease serving five prisons in the north west, amid wider concerns about the state of healthcare services for inmates.

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NHS legal threat scuppers private firm’s £25m deal

A procurement process which named a private provider as the preferred bidder for contracts worth £25m has been abandoned, after NHS trusts threatened legal action.

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Long-serving CEO switches to teaching hospital

A long-serving chief executive in the north west has been appointed to run a teaching hospital and health economy in Yorkshire, HSJ has learned.

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FTs discuss potential merger

Two providers in the north west have begun talks about merging, amid wider plans to improve integration across services.

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Exclusive: CCG inefficiencies 'blocking' access to IVF

Commissioning inefficiencies are said to be “blocking” patients’ access to IVF, as new data reveals some areas are spending at least twice as much as others on a single cycle of fertility treatment.

Warrington Hospital

Sexual discrimination claim against female leaders dropped

An ex-NHS director who accused senior female leaders of sexual discrimination has dropped his claims, according to his former employer.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: What went wrong in Warrington?

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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Under pressure CCG chair resigns

The under pressure chair of Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group has resigned – due to his role with an online GP provider which is set to work with NHS patients.

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GPs say they have 'lost all confidence' in CCG leadership

More than half the GP practices in Warrington have told the local clinical commissioning group they have “lost all confidence” in its leadership, HSJ has learnt.

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Trust pulls out of £25m transport contract

An ambulance trust plans to pull out of a five year patient transport contract that it says is “unsustainable” without extra funding.

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North by North West: Virgin deal exposes council rifts

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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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Winners of 2017 HSJ Awards revealed

More than 1,500 people gather for annual celebration of the finest achievements in the NHS, with winners named in 23 categories at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Compassionate Patient Care

The team improved patient care in the community by supporting patients to co-design their end of life care around their needs, wishes and lifestyles.

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Leaked STP document reveals A&E downgrade plans

The sustainability and transformation plan for Cheshire and Mersey includes the downgrade of at least one accident and emergency department, along with a major consolidation of elective care, according to a document obtained by HSJ.

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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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Concerns raised over sustainability of GP social enterprise

Concerns have been raised over the local relationships and finances of a GP provider that has received significant backing from national health leaders.

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North by North West: A&E in the spotlight

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: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.