Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has promoted its nursing director to chief executive.
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust has achieved teaching trust status today following a public consultation.
COMMISSIONING: Patient transport services across south Yorkshire are to be put out to tender for the first time in a move to deliver more seven day services.
HSJ’s new weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings, and efforts to get the health service back in the black
WORKFORCE: Four senior managers are facing disciplinary action over the serial misreporting of accounts at an acute trust facing a £38m deficit.
Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.
The chief executive of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust has defended the ‘integrity and character’ of the trust’s finance director following the discovery of a previously unknown £12.6m deficit.
The finance director of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals has resigned after the foundation trust discovered a previously unreported £12m deficit.
NHS England has told clinical commissioning groups in the north to jointly go to market to procure vital support services.
WORKFORCE: Counter fraud specialists at NHS Protect have warned West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit about ‘inconsistencies’ and ‘weakness’ in their pre-employment checks.
WORKFORCE: Shortages of ward nurses were recorded in 25 incident reports in January at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust.
Two commissioning support units have not made it on to NHS England’s procurement framework, placing their viability and the futures of around 2,200 staff in doubt, HSJ has learned
More than a third of CCGs have no plans to retender their community services, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
PERFORMANCE: Recent board papers for Doncaster CCG warn of falling A&E four hour waiting time target performance at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in March.
WORKFORCE: Five directors have been appointed to the NHS Commissioning Board’s South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Local Area Team.
WORKFORCE: GP Nick Tupper has been appointed chair of NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group.
WORKFORCE: The Rotherham, Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Bassetlaw PCTs cluster has been in place since the summer but it has this month confirmed that the Appointments Commission has confirmed Alan Tolhurst as the new chair of all five primary care trusts.
WORKFORCE: NHS Doncaster is expecting a £2.9m reduction in recurrent annual management costs, because of a voluntary redundancy round.
WORKFORCE: The senior executive team has been appointed for the NHS North cluster, made up of NHS Yorkshire and the Humber, North West and North East.
STRUCTURE: The first new dental practice to start up in the Doncaster area in more than 10 years has earned the seal of approval of the country’s top dentist.