NHS Sheffield CCG

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Yorkshire trust appoints new chief

Sheffield’s mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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Whistleblowing director returns after 18 months on ‘special leave’

Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s medical director, who was at the centre of a bullying and whistleblowing row, has returned to work after more than 18 months on “special leave”.

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‘Toxic’ CCG appoints new chair

A clinical commissioning group, which has been the subject of concerns about staff culture and bullying, has appointed a new chair.

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Long-serving chief executive steps down

The chief executive of a community and mental health trust will step down after 18 years, it has been announced.

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‘Toxic’ CCG’s improvement plan pledges whistleblowing review

A clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic” culture will bring forward a review of its whistleblowing policy and give “even more support” to staff pursuing bullying and harassment cases, an improvement plan has recommended.

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Chair of troubled CCG to step down

The chair of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group – which has been a subject of concerns over its staff culture and bullying – will step down in September after six years in the role, HSJ has learnt.

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Chief of 'toxic culture' CCG resigns

The accountable officer of a clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic culture” has resigned and is moving to a job with a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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The CCGs with the most procurement challenges revealed

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black. This week by correspondent Nick Carding.

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HSJ correspondent named one of top 30 young journalists

HSJ’s workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins has been named one of the top 30 young journalists in the UK.

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CCG chief embroiled in ‘toxic culture’ row off since March

The accountable officer of Sheffield clinical commissioning group has been off work sick for six weeks amid allegations of bullying, whistleblowing and poor culture within the organisation, HSJ has learned.

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‘Bullying’ row CCG hires former PCT chief

A clinical commissioning group has hired a former primary care trust chief executive as its “independent development director”, following claims of cultural problems including bullying.

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The Ward Round: Is the shine coming off Sheffield?

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night – and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, will make sure you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping ...

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Blunkett wades in on CCG bullying row

David Blunkett has voiced concerns that a clinical commissioning group at the centre of a bullying row has an existing director leading its improvement plan, telling HSJ this “is not a matter of internal process”.

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Second Sheffield NHS organisation faced with bullying accusations

A second NHS organisation in Sheffield is facing accusations of bullying and a poor culture, HSJ has learned.

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Troubled CCG asks director to spearhead improvement plan

Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed one of its directors to spearhead work on an improvement plan following claims of bullying, poor culture and whistleblowing.

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NHS England was warned about ‘unrelenting bullying’ at top CCG

NHS England was warned about “constant unrelenting bullying” by senior managers at Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group more than a year ago, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Crisis at top CCG amid claims of bullying and ‘toxic’ culture

One of the largest clinical commissioning groups in the country is facing serious questions over its leadership and culture, amid bullying allegations, whistleblowing complaints and a highly-critical independent investigation.

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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.

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Teaching trust appoints new medical director

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new medical director, it has been announced.

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Teaching trust's long-standing medical director to retire

The medical director of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust is to retire at the end of January, it has been announced.