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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust penalised after including walk in centre data in A&E performance

Regulators withheld funding from a teaching hospital after it admitted only meeting its accident and emergency target “through the inclusion of the walk in centre performance [data]” from a facility it does not run, HSJ has learned.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust reports £30m deterioration after leaving special measures

An NHS trust which was lifted out of financial special measures last year has reported a £30m deterioration against its financial plan.

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Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” for all five local clinical commissioning groups with all their major providers.

Patricia Hewitt

Exclusive: Former health secretary 'excited' to bring India lessons to NHS

Former health secretary Patricia Hewitt has pledged to use her experience of working with the Indian healthcare system to help develop the Norfolk and Waveney STP.

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GP quality: Best and worst CCGs in the Midlands and East

In-depth analysis of Care Qquality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows pockets of good and bad primary care performance scattered across the England Midlands and East region.

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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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Staff petition for chief executive to remain in post

WORKFORCE: More than 300 staff at East of England Ambulance Service have signed a petition to the health secretary calling for its departing chief executive to remain in his position.

Jonathon Fagge

Norwich CCG chief executive resigns

WORKFORCE: Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group’s chief executive has resigned.

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust

Nottinghamshire Healthcare to 'buddy' special measures trust

PERFORMANCE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has been appointed to ‘buddy’ Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, the first mental health trust to have been placed into special measures.

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Norfolk and Norwich medical director steps down

WORKFORCE: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s medical director is to step down from his role, the trust has confirmed to HSJ.

Jonathon Fagge

CCG leader steps aside after being charged with assault

WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group has stepped aside from his position after being charged with assault.

Monitor launches investigations at two East Anglian trusts

Monitor has launched investigations into both Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals and Norfolk and Suffolk foundation trusts, it has been announced.

Mark Newbold

Six NHS leaders join Confederation board

Six NHS leaders have been appointed as trustees on the NHS Confederation board, it has announced today.

Norman Lamb

HSJ Live 10.03.14: Minister backs 'assisted dying' bid

Care services minister Norman Lamb said he would vote in favour of allowing terminally ill adults with less than six months to live to choose to be helped to kill themselves, plus the rest of today’s news and comment.

Norwich CCG reviews voluntary contracts

FINANCE: Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group is reviewing all its voluntary contracts.

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Auto-injector case studies: needle craft

Refresher training has improved anaphylaxis care in Norfolk and Buckinghamshire

Norwich CCG given six conditions for authorisation

STRUCTURE: Norwich clinical commissioning group (CCG) has been granted conditional authorisation with six conditions, the NHS Commissioning Board has announced.

Norfolk and Suffolk Palliative Care Academy develops new web portal

IT: Norfolk and Suffolk Palliative Care Academy has developed a new web portal to improve end of life care.

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Private firms approached to take over commissioning support unit

The NHS Commissioning Board has approached several private companies about the possibility of them running a commissioning support unit, HSJ has learned.

Pressure ulcers concerns raised by Norfolk and Waveney

PERFORMANCE NHS Norfolk & Waveney PCT cluster is “very concerned” about the high incidence of pressure ulcers across all its providers, according to board papers.