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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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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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.

Value in Healthcare Awards: Value and Improvement in Communication

The judges said: “This entry has had an impressive impact and has excellent content and materials. We were really impressed with the engagement that it has created with patients through innovative use of digital media. It creates exciting opportunities to involve patients and create inclusive and progressive relationships.”

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King’s Lynn removed from special measures but with Monitor warning

PERFORMANCE: Monitor has taken Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust out of special measures.

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Updated: Eighth trust to leave special measures regime

PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust should come out of special measures.

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Staff petition for chief executive to remain in post

WORKFORCE: More than 300 staff at East of England Ambulance Service have signed a petition to the health secretary calling for its departing chief executive to remain in his position.

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Value in Healthcare Awards 2015 shortlist announced

Book your table for the ceremony on 22 September.

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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.

New Papworth Hospital given the green light

STRUCTURE: Building work is due to start soon on a new Papworth Hospital to provide specialist treatment for heart and lung patients from across the UK on a seven acre site.

Monitor appoints improvement director at Norfolk and Suffolk FT

PERFORMANCE: Monitor has appointed an improvement director for Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, which it placed into special measures last week.

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Norfolk and Suffolk FT placed into special measures

PERFORMANCE: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has become the first mental health trust to be placed into special measures, Monitor has announced.

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Norfolk and Suffolk FT withdraws from mutuals project

STRUCTURE: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has today announced its withdrawal from the government’s Mutuals in Health pathfinder project.

Monitor launches investigations at two East Anglian trusts

Monitor has launched investigations into both Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals and Norfolk and Suffolk foundation trusts, it has been announced.