A trust chief executive has been seconded to become the accountable officer of its local clinical commissioning group and the dedicated leader of its integrated care system — despite a question mark over whether the ICS will be allowed to exist.
Covering the populations of Cheshire East and Vale Royal (7,000 people accessing specialist mental health services), this redesign is centred on service users, providers and commissioners working together to transform services for people severely affected by mental health problems, to improve:
Plans for a mass expansion of rehabilitation beds in new “Seacole centres” have been scrapped, with local leaders now told there is no capital funding to build them.
NHS England and Improvement has used its legislative powers to discover why 16 clinical commissioning groups falsely claimed to have met the mental health investment standard, HSJ can reveal.
A clinical commissioning group chief executive has taken on the top role at a southern integrated care system.
A former special advisor to Theresa May when she was prime minister has been appointed new lead of an integrated care system.
David Bennett, the former boss of the competition regulator Monitor, has been appointed chair of Virgin Care, HSJ has learned.
Virgin Care and an NHS provider have won an £85m joint community services project.
A long-serving accountable officer has left her clinical commissioning group to take up a position in the Catholic church.
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.
Two healthcare systems in the South East have appointed independent chairs.
The leader of a partnership of clinical commissioning groups has added another CCG to her portfolio after replacing a long-serving chief officer who retired this month.
Commissioners are to pump an extra £10m into ambulance services in the south east this financial year so national standards for responding to emergency calls can be met from the middle of 2019.
The deputy chief executive of the Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust is stepping up to the top job.
NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.
Certain responsibilities are set to be moved from a struggling clinical commissioning group after it joined a partnership of four other CCGs.
Virgin Care is to continue providing adult community services in one corner of Surrey after winning a contract extension.
A clinical commissioning group has welcomed the “really good potential for integrated care” after a partnership led by its local hospital trust was the only bidder for its community health services contract.
There is a risk of a “loss of momentum” in new care models ahead of a major shift in their funding in the next financial year, the GP lead for two national vanguards has warned.