Regulatory measures placed on a major teaching trust have been lifted by NHS Improvement – but the regulator remains concerned over the organisation’s finances and cancer performance.
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A senior leader within the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West integrated care system has announced she will step down from her roles next year.
Stuart Bell, chief executive of Oxford Health Foundation Trust, has announced he is due to retire next year.
Commissioners have extended the temporary closure of an obstetrics unit for the “foreseeable future” after difficulties staffing it.
Full maternity services will not return to an Oxfordshire hospital for the “foreseeable future” if proposals are given the green light by county health chiefs.
Three clinical commissioning groups in the Thames Valley are planning to merge into a single organisation covering their integrated care system.
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A single accountable officer has been appointed to two clinical commissioning groups in neighbouring counties.
A Shelford Group provider has risked damaging relationships with external suppliers by slowing down its invoice payments to support its cash balance.
NHS Improvement has taken action against a leading teaching hospital for failing to meet national targets.
NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.
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An independent review has recommended Jeremy Hunt knocks back an NHS decision to downgrade a general hospital’s maternity services.
Patients in Oxfordshire “did not always receive safe discharges home”, a report by the Care Quality Commission has revealed.
A major teaching trust has warned it may “not receive enough money” from its commissioner to stop its patients waiting longer than 18 weeks for treatment in 2018-19.
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Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has hired an interim chief executive and will not seek a permanent replacement for the outgoing accountable officer until next year.
Clinical commissioning groups are facing “significant financial risk” this financial year due to supply issues pushing up the prices they have to pay for generic drugs.