NHS South Norfolk CCG

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.

Ambulance

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.

NHS_Norfolk_Norwich

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.

Southend pier

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.

Norfolk Broads

North Norfolk CCG chief resigns

WORKFORCE: North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Mark Taylor has resigned.

NHS_Norfolk_Norwich

Watchdog sends troubleshooter to Norfolk trust

APPOINTMENT: NHS Improvement has sent in a financial turnaround director to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust as part of a package of recovery measures.

Wendy Thompson

Council leader chosen to head up STP

A fourth senior council figure has been appointed to lead one of the 44 sustainability and transformation plans.

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.

Dorothy Hosein

King's Lynn ‘up for’ radical restructure to stave off £39m deficit

Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust is planning a radical restructure after an independent review said it faced a £39m funding deficit by 2018-19.

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust

Nottinghamshire Healthcare to 'buddy' special measures trust

PERFORMANCE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has been appointed to ‘buddy’ Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, the first mental health trust to have been placed into special measures.

Nurse and patient illustration

Trust falls short on nursing provision in 20pc of shifts

WORKFORCE: One in five shifts at West Suffolk Foundation Trust did not have enough nurses during January, trust board papers show.