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Council quits leading ICS due to 'lack of democratic oversight'

A major council has pulled out of a leading integrated care system because of a lack of “democratic oversight”.

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Nottinghamshire CCGs appoint accountable officer

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire clinical commissioning groups have appointed a single accountable officer, it has been announced.

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Merger with larger trust is 'off the table', says DGH chief

A merger with Nottingham University Hospitals is “off the table”, the chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has told HSJ, describing the relationship between the trusts as one of equals.

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Significant improvements at former special measures trust

An NHS trust in the Midlands which spent more than two years in special measures has now been rated outstanding for caring and good overall by the Care Quality Commission.

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New chief for mental health trust announced

Nottinghamshire Healthcare has appointed Dr John Brewin as its new chief executive after the retirement of Ruth Hawkins in September.

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New private hospital rated outstanding by CQC

An independent hospital in Nottingham which opened just over a year ago has been rated as “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

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Exclusive: Circle challenge derails treatment centre procurement

A legal challenge by Circle Healthcare has derailed the procurement process for the Nottingham Treatment Centre, HSJ has learned.

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Circle threatens legal action over £150m treatment centre procurement

Circle Health has pulled out of a bid to continue running services at the Nottingham Treatment Centre, and threatened clinical commissioning groups with legal action over their £150m three year procurement.

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Trust cancels operations until Easter to 'reset' health economy

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has cancelled all elective operations until 29 March to try to “reset” its health economy after the region declared a system wide black alert.

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Health economy brought to 'complete operational standstill'

The Greater Nottinghamshire health economy has spent the weekend on black alert after bed shortages worsened and rising demand was said to be “worse than it was in January”.

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Major incident declared across whole health economy

The Greater Nottingham health economy declared a “business continuity incident” yesterday over a lack of beds in community services, which impacted discharges from Nottingham University Hospital Trust.

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Four CCGs in ACS appoint single accountable officer

Four CCGs leading one England’s eight accountable care systems have appointed a single accountable officer, in move towards a single commissioning model.

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NHS funding concerns raised after patient's death

A coroner has raised concerns over the level of funding in mental health services following the death of a patient in the East Midlands.

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ACS commissioners tender £205m contract

Commissioners in one of NHS England’s eight accountable care systems have tendered multimillion pound contract for its community services.

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STP teams up with Capita to set up accountable care system

A sustainability and transformation partnership in the East Midlands has recruited Capita to help with the creation of its accountable care system.

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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”.

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Single leader to be appointed across four CCGs in ACS area

A single leader will be appointed to drive health service commissioning across the greater Nottingham health economy, HSJ has learned.

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Former chief to chair major teaching hospital trust

A former chief executive has been appointed as chairman of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust.

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Trust faces 'toughest financial challenge ever'

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has warned staff it is facing its “toughest year yet” in 2017-18 after its performance deteriorated over winter.

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Community social enterprise first to be rated outstanding

The Care Quality Commission has awarded an outstanding rating to a community care enterprise for the first time.