NHS West Norfolk CCG

Stoke-on-Trent

Revealed: The new CCG ratings

Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.

Philippa Slinger

Improvement director takes up STP chief role

Devon sustainability and transformation partnership has appointed an improvement director who was overseeing three troubled Norfolk trusts as its lead chief executive

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust issued second warning notice over A&E leadership

A major teaching hospital has been issued with its second warning notice over the leadership and culture of its emergency department, despite inspectors upgrading the trust’s “inadequate” rating.

Norfolk Broads

Single commissioning chief for all of troubled health economy

Norfolk and Waveney’s five clinical commissioning groups have appointed a joint chief officer and finance officer across the hugely challenged health economy.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Experienced chair moves to special measures trust

Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed an experienced chair

Norfolk Broads

Special measures trust appoints new chief

Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.

Norfolk Broads

Trust welcomes chair after 'reluctantly' accepting regulator's veto

A special measures trust has been forced to accept with “reservations and reluctance” a regulators’ decision to veto their choice for a new chair and instead parachute in an interim, trust meeting minutes have revealed.

Marie Gabriel CBE (002)

Leading chair appointed to special measures trust

The chair of an outstanding trust has been appointed to lead Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, which is in special measures.

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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.

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.

Norfolk Broads

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.

Wheelchair on pavement

'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.

Money, cash and notes

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.