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North by North West: Unpicking the headlines

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North by North West: The region’s most important job

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Caroline donovan

New CEO pledges to end ‘blame culture’ at troubled trust

The new chief executive of Lancashire’s troubled mental health provider has pledged to tackle a culture in which clinicians feel blamed for errors.

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North by North West: Bill McCarthy's top priorities

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Health system's culture problem goes from 'board to floor'

A culture which saw health and care leaders in Lancashire “take pleasure” in difficulties experienced by their peers had “a direct impact on front line service delivery” and may have contributed to service users attempting suicide, a review has concluded.

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North by North West: Festering relationships harm patients

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Revealed: Why one county saw a third of all 12-hour A&E breaches

Two reviews have uncovered a catalogue of problems with Lancashire’s mental health services, which have led to patients being unlawfully detained in seclusion rooms and a crisis situation developing in the county’s emergency departments.

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North by North West: Rejection for incumbent chairman

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Second exec departure at struggling acute trust

A second executive at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust is set to stand down, HSJ has learned, following news the chief executive will be leaving.

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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Wendy-Swift

Teaching trust chief executive to retire

The chief executive of a teaching trust in Lancashire has announced she will retire, HSJ has learned.

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North by North West: New knight for disjointed STP

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Exclusive: CCG inefficiencies 'blocking' access to IVF

Commissioning inefficiencies are said to be “blocking” patients’ access to IVF, as new data reveals some areas are spending at least twice as much as others on a single cycle of fertility treatment.

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Regulators intervene in Devo Manc

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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North by North West: A big waiting list reveal

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Early cancer diagnosis rates drop in several areas

The proportion of cancers being diagnosed at an early stage has dropped in several areas across England, according to recently released data.

Amanda Doyle

CCGs to share accountable officer

Two clinical commissioning groups in Lancashire have moved to a shared leadership arrangement after the retirement of one of the accountable officers.