NHS Mid Essex CCG

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Analysis: The areas struggling most with cancer targets

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.

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CCG chairs abstain from crunch reconfiguration vote

Three out of the five clinical commissioning group chairs in mid and south Essex abstained from a vote over publishing a consultation on plans to reconfigure local hospital services, HSJ has learned.

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Success regime CCGs appoint single chief

The five clinical commissioning groups in the mid and south Essex success regime area have appointed a single lead accountable officer.

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Election candidate calls for minor injuries unit closure and land sale

A Conservative election candidate in Essex has said local NHS organisations should close a minor injuries unit and sell the land, on the proviso alternative services are put in place first.

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Cancer services hit by raft of senior resignations

A general hospital’s oncology department has been hit by three senior resignations which have halved its consultant resource – creating “significant risk and [exposing] the fragility of the service model”.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Primary Care Services

NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group: Lambeth DataNet

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Hospital group launches review over 'higher than expected' mortality

Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” model to run their hospitals have launched a mortality review in a bid to address “higher than expected” ratios and “sustained” rises across its sites, HSJ has learned.

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New merger trust sets out five year savings plan

Essex’s new mental health provider trust must deliver £43m of savings over the next five years to hit its business plan agreed with regulators, the trust’s interim chief executive has told HSJ.

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NHS England orders CCGs to join forces in 'success regime' area

NHS England has formally intervened in one of the three success regime areas, ordering its clinical commissioning groups to pool functions and create a single plan.

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Merger trusts set course for 'significant' service changes

Two Essex mental health trusts set to merge in April are planning a “significant” service reconfiguration, a report by the trusts revealed.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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'Joint executive' team to lead three trusts revealed

Three Essex trusts setting up a new “group model” to run three hospitals have finalised their new “joint executive” team.

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Chief executive set to take over third trust

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust chief executive Clare Panniker is poised to take over a third hospital trust, HSJ understands.

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Fraudsters forced to pay £650k in compensation after conning trust

Four former Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust employees convicted of defrauding the trust were yesterday ordered to pay £650,000 or face extra prison time.

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Trust declares first A&E 'critical incident' in several years

Basildon hospital was forced to call its first internal critical incident in “years” and cancel ”significant amounts” of elective work last week due to a lack of available beds.

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South East trusts target April merger

Two Essex mental health trusts are aiming to merge by April under a new name, according to board papers.

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.

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Revealed: Funding for each success regime area

NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success regime programme to date, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: 2016 winners of the HSJ Value Awards

Celebrating the achievements of organisations that provide oustanding value in healthcare

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Top hospital chief takes on leadership of second trust

STRUCTURE: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s well-regarded chief executive Clare Panniker is to take over the leadership of neighbouring Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust, the trusts have announced.