NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG

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Chief targets 2023 to open region's first children’s hospital

A region’s first specialist children’s hospital – combining physical and mental health services – may be opened in 2023 now the government has approved up to £100m for the long-planned project, the lead chief executive has told HSJ.

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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.

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Revealed: Third of population overseen by 13 CCG leaders

Almost a third of England’s population is now overseen by 13 clinical commissioning group leaders, according to new analysis.

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Elite FT seeks support for near £100m deficit

A Shelford Group trust is seeking further financial support from the Department of Health and Social Care after forecasting a deficit of almost £100m.

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Quarter of CCGs fall below psychosis spend benchmark

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.

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Mapped: STP commissioning ratings

HSJ has produced commissioning ratings for every “sustainability and transformation partnership” in England, based on the new assessments of clinical commissioning groups published by NHS England.

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Major acute trust appoints new chief

North West Anglia Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Stephen Graves.

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Senior chief of major acute trust to retire

North West Anglia Foundation Trust chief executive Stephen Graves is to retire, with interviews for his replacement taking place this week.

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Top trust’s move to PFI hospital delayed by ‘cladding’ fears

Royal Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust’s protracted move to a new £165m site has been further delayed after the trust raised concerns about “combustible cladding” on the new site.

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Exclusive: Scathing review says CCG’s problems are among worst ever seen

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group’s “deeply concerning” problems “are among the broadest and deepest set of issues facing any CCG we have worked with”, according to a highly critical external review.

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Large CCG's deficit spirals to £42m

One of England’s largest clinical commissioning groups posted a £42m deficit in 2017-18, £26m worse than its control total, according to its May finance report.

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Trust sells two sites to housing quango in £20m deal

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust has completed a £20m sale of two of its sites to a housing quango, which plans to build 326 new homes on the land.

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Exclusive: Patients at risk as blood clot assessments decline

Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.

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NHS England extends screening for mental health problems

NHS staff will be expected to screen every patient with a long term physical condition for mental health problems, under new guidance from national leaders.

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The back story of the former bagel mogul behind ‘Care BnB’

The CareRooms concept occurred to me after spending the last 25 years in healthcare and being a long term carer for my father, who died in 2016. But I started off selling bagels. By CareRooms chief executive Paul Gaudin

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Burst water pipe forces trust into major cancellations

Peterborough city hospital has been forced to cancel all outpatient clinics due to a burst water pipe.

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Government interrogates prices to stymie £200m-plus drugs overspend

Government has begun intensively monitoring new information on the generic drug market to try to stymie additional costs which are running into hundreds of millions of pounds, HSJ has been told.

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Significant savings from mental and physical health integration pioneers

Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.

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Revealed: The surprising answer to fixing the NHS's A&E crisis

This year’s HSJ100 highlighted the Mexican standoff between Simon Stevens and Jeremy Hunt over whether the NHS had enough money to deliver on its priorities – particularly A&E access and elective waiting times.

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NHS England accepts deficit forecasts for 14 CCGs

NHS England has accepted revised financial forecasts from 14 clinical commissioning groups, its mid-year report shows.