NHS Doncaster CCG

Woman and man talking business

More than nine in 10 of CCG’s staff give it their approval

More than 95 per cent of staff at one clinical commissioning group would recommend it as a place to work – but one newly-formed organisation would be recommended by well under half its staff, according to NHS staff survey results.


Exclusive: GPs’ survey finds race discrimination in NHS treatment of primary care

A survey of an area’s GPs and other primary care staff found those from a minority ethnic background feel they are less involved in decision making and less respected by their colleagues, according to results shared with HSJ.

CT scanner

Revealed: Delays freeze a third of lung cancer screening schemes

Cancer screening programmes designed to save hundreds of lives have been delayed by up to a year as services struggle with staff and equipment shortages, HSJ  can reveal.

CT scanner

Revealed: Two regions dominate rankings for late cancer diagnosis

Just two regions account for nine of the 10 worst performing clinical commissioning groups for late detection of cancer, according to official data.


Catering staff to go on strike over pay

Catering staff employed by private company Sodexo at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals FT will go on strike next week in a dispute over pay.

Richard Parker

New chief executive revealed for financially troubled trust

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has promoted its nursing director to chief executive.

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals

Hospital achieves teaching trust status

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust has achieved teaching trust status today following a public consultation.

Sheffield Town Hall

CCGs to expand seven day services with tendering first

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.

Crispin Dowler

Following the Money: The nastiest hazards facing finance directors

HSJ’s new weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings, and efforts to get the health service back in the black

Bassetlaw hospital

Senior managers censured after 'deliberate financial misreporting'

WORKFORCE: Four senior managers are facing disciplinary action over the serial misreporting of accounts at an acute trust facing a £38m deficit.

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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.


Doncaster chief defends finance director over mystery £12m deficit

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.

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Finance director resigns after discovering £12m deficit

The finance director of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals has resigned after the foundation trust discovered a previously unreported £12m deficit.

Bob Rickets

CCGs must buy external support services, NHS England says

NHS England has told clinical commissioning groups in the north to jointly go to market to procure vital support services.


Commissioners told to tighten up job applicant checks

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.

Nurses' watch

Nurse shortages at trust highlighted in 25 incident reports

WORKFORCE: Shortages of ward nurses were recorded in 25 incident reports in January at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust.


Exclusive: Jobs at risk as NHS England rejects two CSU bids

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

Carer with elderly man

Third of CCGs do not plan to retender community services

More than a third of CCGs have no plans to retender their community services, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

Doncaster A&E performance warning

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.

Five directors appointed to South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw LAT

WORKFORCE: Five directors have been appointed to the NHS Commissioning Board’s South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Local Area Team.