Commissioners have intervened after a drop in hip and knee surgery patients at a major NHS trauma centre sparked concerns about its ability to train junior doctors.
Three organisations, which are part of a sustainability and transformation partnership once seen as one of the country’s most challenged, have left financial special measures.
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.
Sussex’s seven clinical commissioning groups could merge into three, while a nearby CCG could potentially leave the area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
A patient transport company which collapsed after it withdrew from a key NHS contract owes more than £11m, including to the NHS, statements filed with Companies House have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership which has faced a turbulent few years has appointed new leadership.
The eight clinical commissioning groups in Sussex and East Surrey have appointed a permanent single accountable officer.
A trust with financial problems was told to consider “refreshing” its board to ensure more challenge and expertise.
Three clinical commissioning groups have been released from legal directions relating to the quality of their leadership after a major management shake-up.
Commissioners are to pump an extra £10m into ambulance services in the south east this financial year so national standards for responding to emergency calls can be met from the middle of 2019.
Nearly a quarter of clinical commissioning groups are spending less than the estimated sum needed to provide proper care to seriously ill mental health patients, according to a new analysis by HSJ.
The chief officer of two clinical commissioning groups is leaving her job, after they were put under directions by NHS England.
A Sussex trust is reviewing thousands of X-rays taken over the last six years which were not examined by radiologists at the time.
Patients could be at risk of opiate addiction while waiting for surgery under policies being considered by seven clinical commissioning groups, the British Orthopaedic Association has warned.
An off-payroll turnaround director has been appointed to one of the most financially challenged health economies, as two of its clinical commissioning groups were placed under legal directions by NHS England.
Seven clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are trying to recover £7.4m from a collapsed private provider but could face a counter-claim from administrators, HSJ has learned.
Two clinical commissioning groups could cut spending on non-acute community services by five per cent to tackle concerns over budget deficits.
Six clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are to share an accountable officer from next week – at the request of NHS England.
A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.
Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.