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Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Mega-trust on the rise has problems within

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence on 0207 6089058, or send a direct message on Twitter.

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Council chiefs to take on leadership of several CCGs

The leadership of four more clinical commissioning groups in Greater Manchester is set to merge with their corresponding local authority by the end of next year.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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NHS leaders forced to scale back ACO plans

NHS leaders across Greater Manchester have had to scale back ambitions to hand new care model contracts to two new accountable care organisations, HSJ has learned.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: A fresh start for Liverpool

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Goodbye CCGs, hello SCFs

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Carving up Greater Manchester

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

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Regulator clears landmark teaching hospitals merger

The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the planned merger of two major teaching trusts in Manchester.

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Why Getting it Right First Time is easier said than done

GIRFT has the potential to improve clinical performance but it must overcome a couple of stumbling blocks first, writes Nick Timmins

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Exclusive: Single bid for biggest ever NHS contract

A single bid - from a consortium of existing providers - has been received for an enormous integrated care contract which would be the largest ever let in the NHS, HSJ can reveal.

North Manchester General Hospital

Competition authority 'looks to clear' landmark trust merger

The Competition and Markets Authority has accepted that financial pressures on the NHS have “dampened the role of competition”, and says the impact on patient choice of the proposed merger of two large teaching trust in Manchester is “likely to be limited”.

Wythenshawe Hospital

Landmark city hospital merger expects to save £100m

Health leaders in Manchester have estimated that the large scale merger of the city’s acute hospitals will save more than £100m by 2021.

Manchester central new website

Merger probe should consider wider financial context, trusts argue

An investigation by the competition regulator into the proposed merger of Manchester’s teaching hospitals should be viewed in the context of the financial deterioration and reduced autonomy of NHS foundation trusts, they have argued.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The £6bn contract

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Eamonn Boylan

NHS will not be 'subsumed' by Greater Manchester Combined Authority

A “significant amount” of health and care commissioning in Greater Manchester will be done by provider organisations in future, the new chief executive of the region’s combined authority has said.

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GP quality – North: Greater Manchester and surrounds lags rest of region

Exclusive analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that the majority of the worst performing areas for primary care are within a 40 mile radius of Manchester.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The unproven case for extended GP access

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Revealed: Significant variation in A&E cancer diagnoses across England

Cancer diagnosis in accident and emergency departments are three times more likely in some parts of England than others, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Landmark merger creates largest CCG in the north

The merger and senior leadership team to create the largest clinical commissioning group in the north of England has been confirmed.