Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.
Three out of the five clinical commissioning group chairs in mid and south Essex abstained from a vote over publishing a consultation on plans to reconfigure local hospital services, HSJ has learned.
The five clinical commissioning groups in the mid and south Essex success regime area have appointed a single lead accountable officer.
A Conservative election candidate in Essex has said local NHS organisations should close a minor injuries unit and sell the land, on the proviso alternative services are put in place first.
A general hospital’s oncology department has been hit by three senior resignations which have halved its consultant resource – creating “significant risk and [exposing] the fragility of the service model”.
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Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” model to run their hospitals have launched a mortality review in a bid to address “higher than expected” ratios and “sustained” rises across its sites, HSJ has learned.
Essex’s new mental health provider trust must deliver £43m of savings over the next five years to hit its business plan agreed with regulators, the trust’s interim chief executive has told HSJ.
NHS England has formally intervened in one of the three success regime areas, ordering its clinical commissioning groups to pool functions and create a single plan.
Two Essex mental health trusts set to merge in April are planning a “significant” service reconfiguration, a report by the trusts revealed.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Three Essex trusts setting up a new “group model” to run three hospitals have finalised their new “joint executive” team.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust chief executive Clare Panniker is poised to take over a third hospital trust, HSJ understands.
Four former Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust employees convicted of defrauding the trust were yesterday ordered to pay £650,000 or face extra prison time.
Basildon hospital was forced to call its first internal critical incident in “years” and cancel ”significant amounts” of elective work last week due to a lack of available beds.
Two Essex mental health trusts are aiming to merge by April under a new name, according to board papers.
NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success regime programme to date, HSJ can reveal.
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STRUCTURE: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s well-regarded chief executive Clare Panniker is to take over the leadership of neighbouring Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust, the trusts have announced.