The merger of six clinical commissioning groups in Nottinghamshire has been confirmed, following approval by NHS England.
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.
NHS England has approved a first tranche of clinical commissioning group mergers for April 2020, but has declined to say which ones.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a black alert and is urging staff to prioritise patient discharges.
The first wave of job adverts for the new workforce going into primary care networks have been posted online, including various new managerial roles.
Commissioners in the East Midlands are hiring deputy directors to support the clinical directors leading its primary care networks.
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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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.
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.
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”.
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.
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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A first-wave integrated care system has appointed a retiring local authority leader as its chair.
A clinical commissioning group has been accused of blocking potentially eligible patients from receiving continuing healthcare funding under a programme supported by NHS England.
A major council has pulled out of a leading integrated care system because of a lack of “democratic oversight”.