Isle Of Wight NHS Trust

Norfolk Broads

CCGs appoint new joint chief

North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Trust could face court action after abandoning estates deal

A London trust has abandoned procurement plans for a strategic estates partnership following pressure from local campaign groups.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Breaking: Acute and mental health trusts to merge

An acute hospital trust and mental health and community trust could merge into a single provider.

St Mary's Hospital Isle of Wight

Safety and bullying concerns persist at 'inadequate' trust

Serious shortfalls in governance “at all levels” and a “long-established bullying culture” continue to cause concern at a trust in special measures, a new report reveals.

Money

Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Up to eight trusts to share pathology system

Pathologists in one of England’s most advanced health economies have launched a procurement for a common IT system across laboratories at up to eight NHS trusts.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

Integrated care

Vanguard ups and downs: A local perspective

Nicola Longson shares her experience of setting up the Isle of Wight primary and acute care system vanguard in 2016

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

Lord Carter

Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

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Performance Watch: No more sticking plasters – have a transparent debate about A&E data

This week’s Performance Watch sets out some of the main issues which need addressing to bring some short term rigour back to the collection of A&E waiting time data amid justifiable concerns about its validity.

St Mary's Hospital Isle of Wight

Health economy to lose critical care services under CCG plans

Critical care services are set to be moved from the Isle of Wight under new plans drawn up by the health leaders on the island.

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NHS Improvement abandons consultancy turnaround programme

A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.

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CCG chief retires after more than 30 years on patch

A struggling clinical commissioning group is searching for a new leader after its chief officer announced she would retire next month.

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NHS England hands down legal directions to island CCG

NHS England has issued legal directions to a clinical commissioning group that is struggling to deliver its savings plan.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

St Mary's Hospital Isle of Wight

Deficit spirals at special measures trust

A troubled integrated trust is drawing up a three year financial plan after auditors warned it could record a deficit worth 16 per cent of its income.

Vaughan Thomas

Trust in special measures appoints new chair

England’s only fully integrated health trust, which is in special measures, has promoted one of its non-executive directors to chair of the organisation.