NHS East Lancashire CCG

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Senior resignations heap pressure on teaching trust

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Care UK: Care UK – HMP Stafford – Repeat Prescriptions Management

Improving the value of primary care services

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Primary Care Services

NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group: Lambeth DataNet

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GP quality – North: Greater Manchester and surrounds lags rest of region

Exclusive analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that the majority of the worst performing areas for primary care are within a 40 mile radius of Manchester.

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Eight CCGs could be 'taken over' under council proposals

A single entity could be established to commission all health and social care services in Lancashire, with a councillor potentially given the casting vote on its board, a new report has proposed.

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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Exclusive: Leaked STP calls for £160m for hospital services shake-up

Health leaders in Lancashire and south Cumbria believe £160m is required over the next two financial years to deliver key changes to NHS services, according to a leaked draft of the region’s sustainability and transformation plan.

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Patient Safety Awards 2016: Cancer Care

The winners want to improve services, treatment and care at all stages of the cancer journey

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Revealed: Children's services hardest hit by public health cuts

Services aimed at children and young people are bearing the brunt of cuts to public health spending by local authorities, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

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North by North West: Fair shares and robot wars

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Temporary solution in Lancashire hospitals' robot wars

ACUTE CARE: NHS England has agreed to commission some robotic surgery from an acute trust in the North West, on the condition that the equipment could be moved elsewhere as part of an ongoing review.

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North by North West: Vanguard cuts for Cheshire and Wirral

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Original special measures hospitals rated 'good'

QUALITY: An NHS trust which was among the first cohort placed in special measures has had both its main hospital sites rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

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North by North West: Clearing the FT pipeline

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Quick end to 'major new chapter'

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Reconfiguration by the backdoor

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: A&E in the spotlight

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Trust challenges decision to hand contract to private firm

COMMERICAL: An NHS trust has challenged commissioners in Lancashire over the awarding of community equipment contract to a private provider.

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Learning disability patients in limbo after funding dispute

PATIENT EXPERIENCE: A funding dispute threatens to delay the discharge of learning disability patients from Calderstones Hospital, HSJ has learned.