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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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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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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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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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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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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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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Significant savings from mental and physical health integration pioneers

Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.

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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.

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STP teams up with Capita to set up accountable care system

A sustainability and transformation partnership in the East Midlands has recruited Capita to help with the creation of its accountable care system.

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First accountable care system managing director revealed

An NHS England director has been appointed to the first managing director post of an “accountable care system”.

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Single leader to be appointed across four CCGs in ACS area

A single leader will be appointed to drive health service commissioning across the greater Nottingham health economy, HSJ has learned.

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Trust faces 'toughest financial challenge ever'

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has warned staff it is facing its “toughest year yet” in 2017-18 after its performance deteriorated over winter.

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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.

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Major acute trust to lose services under CCG plans

Five services at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust will be put out to tender or merged with existing community service providers, following a review by commissioners.

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More leadership turnover at major hospital trust

The chair of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Louise Scull, has said she will step down later this year. The news comes just weeks after chief executive Peter Homa announced his retirement.

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Peter Homa: I would have stayed to lead merged trust

Peter Homa would have stayed on as chief executive of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust if its failed merger with Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT had gone ahead, he has disclosed.