NHS West Hampshire CCG

North hampshire hospital

Trust 'not convinced' CCGs should shelve new hospital plan

A foundation trust chief has said the provider is “naturally disappointed” that commissioners look set to ditch plans for a new acute hospital.

Community services

Southern Health may lose community services as CCGs prepare to procure

Southern Health Foundation Trust has confirmed it is considering divesting itself of its community services provision – which accounts for a third of its turnover – ahead of a procurement for a new integrated model of care.

Improving value in the care of frail older patients

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving Value in the Care of Frail Older Patients

Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Bradford Virtual Ward

Alex Whitfield

Exclusive: New trust chief executive backs controversial hospital plan

Building a critical treatment hospital remains “the most sensible solution” to ensure the sustainability of acute services in mid and north Hampshire, the region’s newest trust chief executive has said.

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.

Compton chine isle of wight

Exclusive: STP told its capital demand 'highly unlikely' to be met

The leaders of one sustainability and transformation plan have been told by NHS England and NHS Improvement it is “highly unlikely” they will get the capital they have asked for to execute it.

Mary edwards

Long-serving hospital chief to stand down

Mary Edwards, the chief executive of Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust for more than a decade, has announced she will stand down at the end of the year.

John Oldham

Capitated budgets are a good deal for long term conditions

With the Year of Care capitation tariff attracting global interest, capitation budgets are becoming a mainstream need for seamless care of patients with long term conditions

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Smart's verdict on Southern Health

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Southern Health admits 'unlawful acts' in relation to Sparrowhawk death

Southern Health Foundation Trust has formally accepted responsibility for the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, and accepted it made “unlawful acts and ommissions” in relation to the teenager’s death.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Problems at Southern Health 'not a one off'

Failures by Southern Health Foundation Trust to investigate and learn from the deaths of people with learning disabilities are probably replicated in “lots of hospitals” across the country, an NHS England official has said.

Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.

Portsmouth

Mental health trust drops foundation trust bid

STRUCTURE: Solent Trust has dropped its bid to be a foundation trust.

Paul Streat

Monitor director joins vanguard project

WORKFORCE: A regional director at Monitor has been appointed to join one of the new care model “vanguard” sites.

Illustraion showing NHS in a vice

CCG efficiency targets rise sharply as financial squeeze spreads

Clinical commissioning groups’ efficiency targets have risen by over a quarter this year in a sign that the financial strain on the health service is moving beyond the provider sector.

Southampton General Hospital

New review backs long standing vascular centralisation proposal

STRUCTURE: Vascular services in south Hampshire should be concentrated in a specialist centre at University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust, an expert review has concluded.

Commissioning support woman clipboard

Neglect contributed to death at Southern Health, inquest finds

Neglect contributed to the death of a teenager who drowned in the bath while in the care of Southern Health Foundation Trust, an inquest has found.

Hospital sign

Planning approval granted for new hospital despite CCGs’ doubts

COMMERCIAL: Planning approval has been granted for a new hospital build in Hampshire, despite local clinical commissioning groups’ doubts about the affordability of the reconfiguration project.

portsmouth

Stop-start vascular services shake-up creaks back into action

STRUCTURE: A long running and controversial process to reconfigure vascular services in south Hampshire has resumed this week with the dispatch of a specialist team to assess services in Southampton and Portsmouth.

Waiting room

Revealed: Which CCGs are paying GP practices to form federations

A third of clinical commissioning groups with control of their primary care budgets plan to fund member GP practices to get them to form federations, HSJ has found