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    Dame Julie Moore to take over STP


    Dame Julie Moore is to be confirmed as the new lead for the Birmingham and Solihull sustainability and transformation plan.

  • Birmingham Children's Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Children's hospital trust first to be rated outstanding


    Trust rated as outstanding overall and for being caring, effective and responsive All children referred to the hospital were seen within six weeks Neonatal services rated as inadequate for safety because of poor staffing levels A top children’s hospital has received the highest possible rating

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    HSJ Knowledge

    Roundtable: Jumping the hurdles to better care in rare diseases


    An HSJ roundtable sponsored by Shire brought together experts to ask whether the NHS was taking advantage of all the factors that could improve outcomes for patients with rare diseases. By Alison Moore

  • Birmingham Children's Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Merger creates first children's and women's trust in England


    Birmingham Women’s Foundation Trust and Birmingham Children’s FT have completed their merger, creating the first single specialist trust for both women and children in England.

  • 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.

  • Sarah Jane Marsh

    National maternity lead aims to double midwife-led births share by 2020


    Birmingham and Solihull to double number of midwife led births over next three years Any increase in home births will likely come from a decrease in births at standalone midwife units, says national lead for maternity Sarah-Jane Marsh says local maternity systems will likely match 44 STP

  • Sarah Jane Marsh
    HSJ Local

    Trusts set February deadline for merger


    Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital foundation trusts will integrate by 1 February 2017, the providers have confirmed.

  • Mark Rogers

    Top council chief criticises Stevens and Mackey for 'NHS first' bias


    Birmingham council chief and STP lead hits out at NHS England’s tendency to “sort the NHS out first” Mark Rogers complains about use of sustainability funds for acute deficits Calls for joined up national approach to STP and says engagement has been “flawed” Says better care fund “has not

  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

    City becomes the first to publish its full STP


    Birmingham and Solihull STP published despite NHS England request to delay publication Single ‘lead provider’ for maternity care is mooted STP leads say there is ‘no expectation’ that the acute bed base in the system will reduce Four acute trusts will have a shared back office function and

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every rating in the