NHS North Lincolnshire CCG

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Trust forecasts £32m agency staff spend

A Lincolnshire trust is predicting it will spend £32m on agency staff by the end of the year due to a high vacancy rate and staff turnover.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

CQC investigates trust over 'duty of candour' breach

The Care Quality Commission could take action against an NHS trust after a coroner exposed its poor handling of a patient death and failure to follow duty of candour rules.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Managers ‘consumed by operational issues’ as trust remains in special measures

Executives at an NHS trust have told the Care Quality Commission they are ”consumed by operational issues” with the regulator recommeding it remain in special measures.

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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.

Liane Langdon

Chief officer leaves financially challenged CCG

North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Liane Langdon is stepping down from the role.

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Transformation funding held back under national savings drive

Commissioners in Lincolnshire have told GPs they will need to hold back transformation funding for 2017-18 in response to a flagship national savings programme.

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.

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.

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More CCGs given NHS England legal directions

Three clinical commissioning groups has been given legal directions from NHS England amid ongoing financial difficulties, including one CCG involved in a major merger.

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.

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Special measures trust to centralise services due to 'immediate' safety concerns

A special measures trust is to centralise urology and ear, nose and throat services because of “immediate workforce safety concerns”.

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CCG and council appoint 'first of its kind' joint chief

A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.

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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Special measures trust brings in Morecambe Bay to tackle maternity concerns

A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services after regulators raised the alarm about patient safety.

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Cyber attack trust reveals details of ransomware virus

The cyber attack experienced by Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust in October was caused by a variant of ransomware, a trust director has revealed.

Alan Johnson

STP sets publication date after MPs appeal for openness

Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.

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Hacked trust faces criticism over handling of worst cyber attack on NHS

The hospital trust at the centre of the NHS’s most severe cyber security attack to date is facing fundamental questions about its handling of the hack and whether it acted in the best way to contain the virus.