Taking a partnership approach to identifying and providing tailored services for veterans, Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group won the Military and Civilian Health Partnership category in the 2019 HSJ Awards
NHS England has paused a decision on a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients in the north east due to concerns over lack of projected demand, HSJ understands.
There is significant variation in ambulance response times to patients with serious conditions such as suspected strokes or heart attacks, which is not fully explained by how rural an area is, an HSJ analysis has revealed.
WINNER: Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group – Reaching out to our military veterans and their families, reservists and adult volunteer cadets
A foundation trust could use money borrowed from two local councils to fund multimillion pound reconfiguration plans.
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.
New funding allocations which favour areas of extreme deprivation will see some clinical commissioning groups receive cash growth of up to 15 per cent next year, with others receiving increases of less than 5 per cent.
The NHS has today won a landmark legal battle against two international pharmaceutical giants which could save the health service hundreds of millions of pounds a year.
The health and social care secretary has backed NHS plans for a major reconfiguration of acute hospital services.
Leaders in the north east are drawing up plans to shake up emergency and elective care services as part of a second wave of hospital reconfiguration due for consultation next year.
Leaders of two acute hospital trusts have agreed to go ahead with plans to merge into one organisation.
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The last commissioner with advanced plans to award an accountable care organisation contract has scaled back its proposals, HSJ can reveal.
Health leaders in the North East have warned councillors of the “significant risk” to protecting patient safety if they seek to block a reconfiguration of “vulnerable” acute services.
Commissioners in the North East have approved plans to shift a range of hospital based services from South Tyneside to Sunderland.
There is a risk of a “loss of momentum” in new care models ahead of a major shift in their funding in the next financial year, the GP lead for two national vanguards has warned.
Clinical leaders across three sustainability and transformation partnerships are defying public health guidelines and refusing to commission flu antivirals, HSJ can reveal.
A clinical commissioning group has three months to decide if it will join the region’s strategic joint committee of CCGs.
Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.