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Great Yarmouth

NHS England accepts deficit forecasts for 14 CCGs

NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.

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Landmark legal case could save trusts millions in business rates

A “landmark legal case” is set to be launched which could dramatically reduce the business rates paid by NHS trusts, according to a trust’s board papers.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Emergency, Urgent & Trauma Care

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: From the Bottom to the Top

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Regulators developing protocol for 'safe service closures'

A national protocol for sudden service closure is being produced after NHS agencies missed “red flags” when a mental health unit closed with just six days’ notice.

York

CCG faces £50m deficit despite 'radical' savings plan

A clinical commissioning group in Yorkshire has admitted that even if it manages to make £47m of savings in the next four years and achieve an in-year surplus, it would still have a cumulative deficit of more than £50m.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Successful scheme to keep high risk patients out of hospital extended

Commissioning leaders in Yorkshire hope their successful project to keep high risk patients out of hospital could spread across the whole region.

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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Shortlist for new hospital site revealed

Three sites have been shortlisted to be the location for a new mental health hospital in York.

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'Outstanding' CCG to make smokers and obese patients wait six months for surgery

Obese patients and smokers will have to try to lose weight or quit smoking for six months before being considered for operations under a Yorkshire CCG’s plans to save £8m.

York

Yorkshire 'inadequate' CCG appoints new chief officer

A struggling clinical commissioning group in Yorkshire, put in “financial special measures” last week, has appointed a new accountable officer.

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NHS England moves CCGs to 'single commissioning structures’

“Single commissioning leadership structures” will be introduced in two parts of the country by NHS England as part of a new “financial special measures regime” for clinical commissioning groups.