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Judge green-lights award of CCG's disputed £320m contract

A judge has ruled a clinical commissioning group can award a £320m contract to its local acute trust despite an ongoing dispute from a large private provider.

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Council will rejoin ICS subject to ‘privatisation’ veto

A city council which suspended involvement in its area’s integrated care system has said it will rejoin, subject to agreement it will be able to veto “proposals that may result in privatisation or outsourcing”.

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Multiple black alerts for large trust with financial concerns

One of the country’s largest teaching trusts has predicted a deficit of more than £40m by the end of the financial year and has declared 15 black alerts since December.

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ICP appoints leading nurse as first chair

A leading nurse has been appointed as the first chair of a recently formed “integrated care provider” in Nottinghamshire, it has been announced.

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The Integrator: Can councils be true partners in ICS?

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by commissioning correspondent, Sharon Brennan.

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ICS appoints retiring council director as first chair

A first-wave integrated care system has appointed a retiring local authority leader as its chair.

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CCG accused of using 'flawed' test to cut spending on elderly

A clinical commissioning group has been accused of blocking potentially eligible patients from receiving continuing healthcare funding under a programme supported by NHS England.

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Council quits leading ICS due to 'lack of democratic oversight'

A major council has pulled out of a leading integrated care system because of a lack of “democratic oversight”.

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Nottinghamshire CCGs appoint accountable officer

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire clinical commissioning groups have appointed a single accountable officer, it has been announced.

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Merger with larger trust is 'off the table', says DGH chief

A merger with Nottingham University Hospitals is “off the table”, the chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has told HSJ, describing the relationship between the trusts as one of equals.

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Significant improvements at former special measures trust

An NHS trust in the Midlands which spent more than two years in special measures has now been rated outstanding for caring and good overall by the Care Quality Commission.

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New chief for mental health trust announced

Nottinghamshire Healthcare has appointed Dr John Brewin as its new chief executive after the retirement of Ruth Hawkins in September.

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New private hospital rated outstanding by CQC

An independent hospital in Nottingham which opened just over a year ago has been rated as “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

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Exclusive: Circle challenge derails treatment centre procurement

A legal challenge by Circle Healthcare has derailed the procurement process for the Nottingham Treatment Centre, HSJ has learned.

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Circle threatens legal action over £150m treatment centre procurement

Circle Health has pulled out of a bid to continue running services at the Nottingham Treatment Centre, and threatened clinical commissioning groups with legal action over their £150m three year procurement.

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Trust cancels operations until Easter to 'reset' health economy

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has cancelled all elective operations until 29 March to try to “reset” its health economy after the region declared a system wide black alert.

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Health economy brought to 'complete operational standstill'

The Greater Nottinghamshire health economy has spent the weekend on black alert after bed shortages worsened and rising demand was said to be “worse than it was in January”.

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Major incident declared across whole health economy

The Greater Nottingham health economy declared a “business continuity incident” yesterday over a lack of beds in community services, which impacted discharges from Nottingham University Hospital Trust.

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Four CCGs in ACS appoint single accountable officer

Four CCGs leading one England’s eight accountable care systems have appointed a single accountable officer, in move towards a single commissioning model.