NHS West Norfolk CCG

Caroline Shaw

Special measures trust appoints new chief

Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust has appointed a senior Nottingham University Hospital Trust board member as its new chief executive.

Jon Green

Special measures trust chief steps down

The chief executive of a special measures trust has stepped down just weeks after its chair departed.

Jon Green

Special measures trust delays decision on cancer patients move

A trust in special measures has delayed a board discussion on plans to move cancer patients to a neighbouring hospital 40 miles away, amid patient safety concerns from senior clinicians.

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Early cancer diagnosis rates drop in several areas

The proportion of cancers being diagnosed at an early stage has dropped in several areas across England, according to recently released data.

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Rural area faces 'major problem' this winter

Regional chiefs have identified Norfolk as a trouble spot this winter, with local ambulance handover delays described as a “major problem”, according to leaked meeting minutes obtained by HSJ.

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Trust chair departs and says leadership change is ‘right thing’

The chair of a trust recently put back into special measures has announced his resignation, adding “a change in board leadership” was needed to address the “significant cultural change” required for a turnaround.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

STP plans major stroke reconfiguration

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.

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UPDATED: Hospital board decides against emergency proposal to suspend cancer ops

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.

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'Alarming' figures show thousands still waiting too long for wheelchairs

Thousands of disabled children who need a wheelchair are still being forced to wait more than four months from the time of their referral to the equipment being delivered, an exclusive HSJ analysis of official data has revealed.

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High paid interims at overspending organisations revealed

Some of the most cash strapped clinical commissioning groups in the country have paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds for interim executives – despite a promised NHS England crackdown on their use, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

Norfolk Broads

CCGs appoint new joint chief

North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.

Norfolk Broads

Community trust with 'passionate' leaders rated outstanding

Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust has been rated outstanding by inspectors, the Care Quality Commission has announced.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Major hospital with ‘bullying culture’ put in special measures

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.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust penalised after including walk in centre data in A&E performance

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.

Norfolk Broads

Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

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.

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Teaching trust inspected following 'bullying' whistleblowing claims

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been rated requires improvement following an inspection prompted by whistleblowers’ allegations including bullying.

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NHS leader to replace council chief as STP boss

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.

Patricia Hewitt

Exclusive: Former health secretary 'excited' to bring India lessons to NHS

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.

Patricia Hewitt

Former health secretary to chair struggling 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.

Wendy Thompson

Council leader chosen to head up STP

A fourth senior council figure has been appointed to lead one of the 44 sustainability and transformation plans.