NHS South Norfolk CCG

Jon Green

Special measures trust chief steps down

The chief executive of a special measures trust has stepped down just weeks after its chair departed.

Jon Green

Special measures trust delays decision on cancer patients move

A trust in special measures has delayed a board discussion on plans to move cancer patients to a neighbouring hospital 40 miles away, amid patient safety concerns from senior clinicians.

Norfolk Broads

Rural area faces 'major problem' this winter

Regional chiefs have identified Norfolk as a trouble spot this winter, with local ambulance handover delays described as a “major problem”, according to leaked meeting minutes obtained by HSJ.

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Trust chair departs and says leadership change is ‘right thing’

The chair of a trust recently put back into special measures has announced his resignation, adding “a change in board leadership” was needed to address the “significant cultural change” required for a turnaround.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

STP plans major stroke reconfiguration

Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership is drawing up plans for a major stroke reconfiguration which involves partnering with a neighbouring trauma centre, HSJ has learned.

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UPDATED: Hospital board decides against emergency proposal to suspend cancer ops

A hospital has decided against rolling out emergency proposals discussed today to suspending cancer and urgent operations but it could postpone routine operations because of significant staff shortages.

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.

Norfolk Broads

CCGs appoint new joint chief

North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.

Norfolk Broads

Community trust with 'passionate' leaders rated outstanding

Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust has been rated outstanding by inspectors, the Care Quality Commission has announced.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Major hospital with ‘bullying culture’ put in special measures

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in special measures after inspectors rated the trust and its leadership inadequate, having found a “bullying culture” and an “obvious deterioration” in services.

Norman Lamb

Exclusive: MPs tell health minister they have 'no faith' in trust leadership

MPs told a health minister and system leaders they had no confidence in the East of England Ambulance Service Trust’s leadership at a private meeting earlier this month, while a former minister claimed managers had “misled” MPs.

Antek lejk

Top CCG lead named as chief executive of inadequate trust

Inadequate rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed local commissioning heavy hitter Antek Lejk as its new chief executive.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust penalised after including walk in centre data in A&E performance

Regulators withheld funding from a teaching hospital after it admitted only meeting its accident and emergency target “through the inclusion of the walk in centre performance [data]” from a facility it does not run, HSJ has learned.

Norfolk Broads

Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” for all five local clinical commissioning groups with all their major providers.

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Exclusive: Whistleblower warns trust is 'worst it's ever been' as staff shortage revealed

An ambulance trust has been accused of putting targets ahead of patient safety and creating a culture in which staff are too scared to raise concerns by a senior whistleblower within the organisation.

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Teaching trust inspected following 'bullying' whistleblowing claims

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been rated requires improvement following an inspection prompted by whistleblowers’ allegations including bullying.

Wendy thomson

NHS leader to replace council chief as STP boss

One of the council chiefs leading a sustainability and transformation partnership is to stand down and hand the role to a local NHS service leader.

Patricia Hewitt

Exclusive: Former health secretary 'excited' to bring India lessons to NHS

Former health secretary Patricia Hewitt has pledged to use her experience of working with the Indian healthcare system to help develop the Norfolk and Waveney STP.

Patricia Hewitt

Former health secretary to chair struggling STP

A former health secretary has been brought in to chair Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership, amid concerns about its progress and credibility.

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GP quality: Best and worst CCGs in the Midlands and East

In-depth analysis of Care Qquality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows pockets of good and bad primary care performance scattered across the England Midlands and East region.