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Claire Murdoch

Revealed: One in 10 CCGs flout key NHS spending pledge

One in 10 clinical commissioning groups have cut their mental health spending according to new figures from NHS England, more than double the previous year.

Budget cuts

Exclusive: The 23 CCGs predicting a cut in mental health spending

The proportion of clinical commissioning groups whose mental health spending will fall in cash terms is predicted to double this year to one in 10, HSJ can reveal.

Clinical support services award

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Clinical Support Services

Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Leadership troubles across the boards

Fortnightly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: What's good for the goose...

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: A South West super-CCG?

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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Board upheaval at governance failure trust

Two non-executive directors are departing from Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust just weeks after it revealed it was heading for a large unexpected deficit.

Cheltenham general hospital

Gloucestershire finance director got six months' pay on resignation

A finance director at a trust which had a £13.4m downward revision to its finances was given six months pay when she resigned, it has emerged.

Cheltenham general hospital

Updated: Trust heading for unexpected deficit after governance failings

Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust has revealed it is heading for a large unexpected deficit after “concerns” were raised within the trust about its financial position.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Dial I for inadequate

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Ambulance

Ambulance trust scraps out of hours contract over safety fears

PATIENT SAFETY: South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust has served notice on its current out of hours medical contract with Gloucestershire CCG because it can no longer “offer a safe and effective service” for patients, HSJ has learned.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: England's only health economy running a surplus

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

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Mapped: The financial health of every STP area

Some of the 44 new health systems for England could be in such deep financial trouble that they will struggle to plan their way out of deficit, according to policy experts.

Agency nurse

Document suggests trust may recruit HCAs 'to cover nursing gaps'

WORKFORCE: Public minutes from a Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust board meeting suggested the trust intends to recruit healthcare assistants to cover gaps in its qualified nursing rotas.

Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

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.

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Safety concerns over community trust’s urgent care service

PERFORMANCE: Inspectors have raised safety concerns over the quality of the urgent care service provided by Gloucestershire Care Services Trust.

Gloucester docks

Gloucestershire seeks control of health budget in devolution deal

Control of health and social care budgets and retention of 100% business rates growth proposed

Gloucestershire Royal hospital

Staffing and overcrowding flagged in Gloucestershire inspection

PERFORMANCE: Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been rated ‘requires improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission.

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Trust told to do more for people with restricted mobility

PERFORMANCE: Gloucestershire Care Services Trust has said it needs to improve its services for people with mobility issues, hearing loss, sight loss and communication difficulties.

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CCGs taking on full primary care co-commissioning powers revealed

NHS England has revealed the 64 clinical commissioning groups that will take full control of their local primary care budgets from April.