Nearly a quarter of clinical commissioning groups are spending less than the estimated sum needed to provide proper care to seriously ill mental health patients, according to a new analysis by HSJ.
The chief officer of two clinical commissioning groups is leaving her job, after they were put under directions by NHS England.
A Sussex trust is reviewing thousands of X-rays taken over the last six years which were not examined by radiologists at the time.
Patients could be at risk of opiate addiction while waiting for surgery under policies being considered by seven clinical commissioning groups, the British Orthopaedic Association has warned.
An off-payroll turnaround director has been appointed to one of the most financially challenged health economies, as two of its clinical commissioning groups were placed under legal directions by NHS England.
Seven clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are trying to recover £7.4m from a collapsed private provider but could face a counter-claim from administrators, HSJ has learned.
Two clinical commissioning groups could cut spending on non-acute community services by five per cent to tackle concerns over budget deficits.
Six clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are to share an accountable officer from next week – at the request of NHS England.
A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.
Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.
Clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are taking legal advice on whether they can get money back from a failed patient transport operator.
The East Sussex health economy has a “system risk” of £80m with its clinical commissioning groups and the main acute provider likely to miss their control totals and the financial deterioration likely to “one of the most significant in the South East.”
The East Sussex Better Together programme was developed to improve care pathways and patient outcomes by integrating health and social care systems.
An independent provider has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
The results of a pilot memory assessment service showed the value of delivering dementia services within primary care
Commissioners in east Sussex are to offer GPs a contact with the local acute and community services trust.
Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of East Sussex Healthcare Trust has resigned after councillors placed a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the organisation’s leadership.