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Innovative work and excellent leadership did the trick for Hull CCG

Ingrid Torjesen reports on how the city of culture badge helped drive Hull to win Clinical Commissioning Group of the Year

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Revealed: More older people waiting in pain for urgent hip operations

More older patients are waiting too long in hospital before treatment for painful and crippling hip fractures, new data reveals, potentially undermining “compassion and dignity” for patients.

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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 chief executive of the year revealed

The leader of a mental health and community services trust has been named chief executive of the year at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Clinical Commissioning Group of the Year

The CCG’s vision was to create a healthier city. They were determined to transform poor health outcomes and improve lives.

York Hospital

Teaching trust 'on the verge' of special measures

A teaching trust ‘on the verge’ of financial special measures is applying for distress funding after predicting it will run out of cash next month.

Emma Latimer

'Outstanding' CCG chief appointed to turn around struggling neighbour

The chief officer of an outstanding rated clinical commissioning group has been appointed turnaround director of a neighbouring CCG given legal directions.

Simon Pleydell

Former London trust chief executive to lead troubled STP

The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.

Kevin McGee

NHS Improvement appoints 'buddy' for special measures trust

A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.

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Former Southern Health director takes up new executive role

A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.

York Hospital

Exclusive: Trusts face cash flow crisis as CCGs stop advance payments

Trusts are facing increasing cash flow pressures after NHS England instructed local commissioners to stop making advance payments on block contracts, HSJ can reveal.

Simon Pleydell

London trust chief approached to lead troubled northern STP

A chief executive due to retire from a London acute trust next month has been asked to lead a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.

Jeremy Hunt

Hunt decision delay 'affecting patient safety' after wards close

Commissioners say a delay in a decision by the health secretary is affecting patient safety after admissions were halted at a community hospital.

Emma Latimer

CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

Peter Reading

Exclusive: Special measures trust appoints ex-UCLH boss as new chief

A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.

Alan Johnson

Former Labour health secretary turns down top NHS roles to join estates firm

Alan Johnson, the former Labour health secretary, has turned down national NHS roles to chair a local estates company, HSJ can reveal.

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Acute trust hit by 'culture of bullying' to change its name

An acute trust is to apply to the Department of Health to change its name, which will draw a line under its controversial recent history.

Bruce Keogh

Keogh unveils safety steps after patient dies from drinking alcohol gel

NHS England’s medical director is considering new safety measures for acute trusts after a patient died from drinking alcohol rub.

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Private ambulance firm blames 'cash flow issues' for staff pay delay

A clinical commissioning group has sought assurances from the private firm awarded a £6m patient transport contract, after staff were warned they would not be paid their first month’s wages in full.

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CCG pools entire budget with council in £600m fund

A Yorkshire clinical commissioning group is aligning its entire budget with a local authority to create a strategic commissioning fund of £600m.