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Bosses hope six-way merger can help with A&E pressure

The merger of six clinical commissioning groups in Nottinghamshire has been confirmed, following approval by NHS England.

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Power failure hits IT systems at major acute trust

A power failure at a major acute trust in the East Midlands has affected IT services and some clinical systems across its two hospital sites.

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Batch of CCG mergers approved for next year

NHS England has approved a first tranche of clinical commissioning group mergers for April 2020, but has declined to say which ones.

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‘Black alert’ declared at Midlands teaching trust

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a black alert and is urging staff to prioritise patient discharges.

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Primary care networks begin management recruitment drive

The first wave of job adverts for the new workforce going into primary care networks have been posted online, including various new managerial roles.

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Deputy clinical directors will share the primary care network load

Commissioners in the East Midlands are hiring deputy directors to support the clinical directors leading its primary care networks.

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Council chief to lead city’s ‘integrated care provider’

The chief executive of a city council which had previously suspended its involvement in an integrated care system has been appointed to one of its leadership posts.

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Revealed: Impact of private provider's 'hard exit' from contract

Patients will see their treatment delayed by a private provider’s “hard exit” from a major treatment centre after a clinical commissioning group chose not to extend its contract for a smoother transition, HSJ can reveal.

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Judge green-lights award of CCG's disputed £320m contract

A judge has ruled a clinical commissioning group can award a £320m contract to its local acute trust despite an ongoing dispute from a large private provider.

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Council will rejoin ICS subject to ‘privatisation’ veto

A city council which suspended involvement in its area’s integrated care system has said it will rejoin, subject to agreement it will be able to veto “proposals that may result in privatisation or outsourcing”.

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Multiple black alerts for large trust with financial concerns

One of the country’s largest teaching trusts has predicted a deficit of more than £40m by the end of the financial year and has declared 15 black alerts since December.

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ICP appoints leading nurse as first chair

A leading nurse has been appointed as the first chair of a recently formed “integrated care provider” in Nottinghamshire, it has been announced.

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The Integrator: Can councils be true partners in ICS?

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by commissioning correspondent, Sharon Brennan.

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ICS appoints retiring council director as first chair

A first-wave integrated care system has appointed a retiring local authority leader as its chair.

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CCG accused of using 'flawed' test to cut spending on elderly

A clinical commissioning group has been accused of blocking potentially eligible patients from receiving continuing healthcare funding under a programme supported by NHS England.

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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.