NHS Newark and Sherwood CCG


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.


Corrected: Vanguard areas saw fall in GP referral rate last year, analysis shows

Areas covered by new care model vanguards saw a fall in the GP referral rate during 2016 and 2017, and very slightly lower growth in emergency admission rates than the rest of England, analysis by HSJ indicates.

Clock doctor

CCGs find no link between GP hours and A&E attendance

Two Nottinghamshire clinical commissioning groups, which also lead a national vanguard, have found there is no direct link between extended GP opening hours and accident and emergency attendances.


First accountable care system managing director revealed

An NHS England director has been appointed to the first managing director post of an “accountable care system”.

King's Mill hospital

New chief executive named for acute FT

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed University Hospitals of Leicester Trust chief operating officer Richard Mitchell as its new chief executive.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 13 services could be decommissioned at major hospital trust

One of the largest acute trusts in the country faces 13 services being decommissioned and 17 being redesigned by July, a leaked document has revealed.

King's Mill hospital

Revealed: Huge cost of failed trust merger

Work to prepare for the now-abandoned merger of a flagship teaching hospital with its struggling neighbouring trust cost £10m, NHS Improvement has revealed.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Trusts cancel merger plan, blaming 'operational challenges'

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust will no longer pursue a merger with Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust, the trusts have announced.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Delay to major Midlands trust merger revealed

STRUCTURE: The merger of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and Sherwood Forest Foundation Trust has been delayed until 2017.

Peter Homa

£2.5bn PFI costs are not part of merger, chief executive insists

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has refused to take on a £2.5bn private finance deal as part of its planned merger with Sherwood Forest Hospitals, HSJ has learned.

Peter Homa

Top hospital chief takes same role at neighbouring trust

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust chief executive Peter Homa will take on the same role at nearby Sherwood Forest Hospital Foundation Trust next week.

King's Mill hospital

Unsustainable Midlands trust picks merger partner

STRUCTURE: Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has been named as the preferred organisation to acquire neighbouring Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Breast cancer radiology

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.

Child in hospital

Nottinghamshire FT awarded £148m community services contracts

COMMERCIAL: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has been awarded contracts worth £148m to provide eight community services over five years.

King's Mill hospital

Failing FT needs 'long term partner', say regulators

PERFORMANCE: Regulators have said a failing foundation trust requires a ‘close tie-up with a long term partner’, after spending more than two years in special measures.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Fallout from Nottingham dermatology collapse hits nearby trust

PERFORMANCE: The high profile collapse of dermatology services at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust is now having a knock-on effect on the services at a neighbouring trust, board papers indicate.

King's Mill hospital

Special measures trust to hire turnaround director

WORKFORCE: Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust will employ a turnaround director to implement a series of recovery plans agreed with Monitor.

Nurse treating patient

East Midlands trust launches drive for 140 nurses

WORKFORCE: Sherwood Forest Hospitals has announced plans to recruit 140 nurses to help improve patient care and reduce its use of agency staff.

Shaking hands

Reach out to GPs and social care to create provider led solutions

Making the move to capitated outcomes based commissioning