Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership is drawing up plans for a major stroke reconfiguration which involves partnering with a neighbouring trauma centre, HSJ has learned.
A hospital has decided against rolling out emergency proposals discussed today to suspending cancer and urgent operations but it could postpone routine operations because of significant staff shortages.
One in 10 clinical commissioning groups have cut their mental health spending according to new figures from NHS England, more than double the previous year.
North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.
Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust has been rated outstanding by inspectors, the Care Quality Commission has announced.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in special measures after inspectors rated the trust and its leadership inadequate, having found a “bullying culture” and an “obvious deterioration” in services.
MPs told a health minister and system leaders they had no confidence in the East of England Ambulance Service Trust’s leadership at a private meeting earlier this month, while a former minister claimed managers had “misled” MPs.
Inadequate rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed local commissioning heavy hitter Antek Lejk as its new chief executive.
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.
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.
An ambulance trust has been accused of putting targets ahead of patient safety and creating a culture in which staff are too scared to raise concerns by a senior whistleblower within the organisation.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been rated requires improvement following an inspection prompted by whistleblowers’ allegations including bullying.
One of the council chiefs leading a sustainability and transformation partnership is to stand down and hand the role to a local NHS service leader.
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.
A former health secretary has been brought in to chair Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership, amid concerns about its progress and credibility.
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.
WORKFORCE: North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Mark Taylor has resigned.
APPOINTMENT: NHS Improvement has sent in a financial turnaround director to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust as part of a package of recovery measures.
A fourth senior council figure has been appointed to lead one of the 44 sustainability and transformation plans.
Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.