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Struggling STP bans 'unhelpful' board member behaviour

A struggling sustainability and transformation partnership has created a list of “helpful” and “unhelpful” behaviours for its board members and plans to hold a “reconciliation event” for system leaders.

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Revealed: 'Ludicrous' CCG variation for care at home

There is dramatic variation across England in the rate of people with serious long-term conditions being approved to receive NHS-funded care at home.

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Region risks losing £15m of healthcare funding

Northamptonshire is at risk of losing £15m of joint health and social care funding because of a failure to sign a contract and meet mandated NHS England targets.

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GPs vote down CCG plan to take on primary care budgets

GPs in the East Midlands have rejected their commissioner’s bid to take on the primary care budget for its region.

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Fears over 'loss of momentum' for new care models as funding shifts

There is a risk of a “loss of momentum” in new care models ahead of a major shift in their funding in the next financial year, the GP lead for two national vanguards has warned.

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Leadership shake-up at CCGs but no plan to merge

Northamptonshire’s two clinical commissioning groups now share a single accountable officer.

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'Serious implications' as CCG ordered to pay full tariff rate to private provider

A CCG must pay an unexpected bill likely to run to millions of pounds, after a legal judgement that it had been wrongly undercutting tariff rates to an independent provider for three years.

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Leader stepping down at poorly rated STP

The leader of one of the most poorly rated STPs is expected to step down and be replaced.

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Urgent care centre may close this week over tariff argument

A GP consortium is threatening to close its urgent care centre this week, arguing that its local commissioners are acting “unlawfully” in refusing to pay it the NHS national tariff rate for its work.

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Pioneering trust and GP tie-up to bid for new care model contract

A Midlands trust has signed one of the most advanced formal partnerships with a GP federation in a move to become a multispecialty community provider.

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Exclusive: Where mental health spending misses national target

Four sustainability and transformation plan regions have failed to raise mental health spending as mandated by national leaders, HSJ can reveal.

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Hospital, CCG and GP consolidation mooted by STP

Service redesign under the Northamptonshire sustainability and transformation plan may go so far that it will “make little sense to continue with separate organisational processes”.

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Acute services could merge under Midlands STP

Acute services at Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust and Northampton General Hospital Trust are to be merged as part of sustainability and transformation plans, HSJ can reveal.

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Unexpected deaths review finds 'consistent failings' in trust's risk assessments

PERFORMANCE: A review into the unexpected deaths of 18 mental health patients at an East Midlands trust has found “consistent failings” in the way staff carried out risk assessments when investigating the deaths.

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Acute care vanguard awarded nearly £1m transformation funding

FINANCE: A consortium of seven East Midlands acute trusts has been awarded £960,000 to support its work as a vanguard site developing a new model for radiology services.

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Primary care funding: the risers and fallers

Four clinical commissioning group areas will see a large portion of their primary care funding increase by more than 10 per cent next year.

Sunderland

CCG allocations: winners and losers revealed

Six clinical commissioning groups will see real terms cuts to their core budgets next year, according to financial allocations published by NHS England.

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Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’

Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.

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Trust to transfer public health services to social enterprise

COMMERCIAL: Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is planning to hive off a number of public health services to a newly created social enterprise.

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Exclusive: Vanguard 'super practice' bid to switch CCG rejected

COMMISSIONING: A GP ‘super practice’ which is also a new care model vanguard has applied to move to a different clinical commissioning group, but been rejected, HSJ can reveal.