Bournemouth and Poole Teaching PCT

Angela Schofield

FT appoints former trust chief executive as chair

A former trust chief executive with more than 20 years’ NHS leadership experience has been appointed chair of a foundation trust.

Dorset Healthcare delays property transfer

STRUCTURE: The board of Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust has raised concerns about taking on responsibility for property from local primary care trusts.

Ambulance handovers concern in Dorset

PERFORMANCE: The latest board papers from Dorset CCG warn that ambulance handovers continue to” cause concern” across NHS Bournemouth and Poole and NHS Dorset where it says a number of one hour delays are reported frequently.

Dorset cluster gets green rating on QIPP plan

FINANCE: The Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole primary care trust cluster QIPP plan is progressing well and has been rated green by NHS South of England.

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Ruling in PCT's favour in Dorset AQP row

COMMERCIAL: The Independent Reconfiguration Panel has dismissed a complaint about NHS Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset’s handling of the any qualified provider process. However, providers remain concerned about the pricing of dermatology services.

Bournemouth healthcheck deal breaches data protection act

PERFORMANCE: NHS Bournemouth and Poole has been found guilty of breaching the Data Protection Act for passing patient information to a company it had commissioned to carry out NHS health checks.

Respiratory services under review in Dorset

STRUCTURE: The Bournemouth and Poole and Dorset primary care trust cluster is undertaking a review of respiratory services.

Dorset Healthcare University FT considers new name

STRUCTURE: Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust is planning to “refresh the organisational brand” after taking on community service provision.

Dorset cluster running out of staff

WORKFORCE: The Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset primary care trust cluster has warned there may not be enough staff left working in the PCTs to meet the requirements for the clinical commissioning group.

Royal Bournemouth over performance 'biggest single risk' to PCT finances

FINANCE: Over performance at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital Foundation Trust is the biggest risk to finances of its primary care trust cluster.

PCT cluster chief exec to join mental health trust

WORKFORCE: A primary care trust cluster chief executive has been appointed to lead Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust.

Non-acute DTOC a cause for concern in Dorset

PERFORMANCE: Delayed transfer of care continues to be a concern for the NHS Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole cluster despite improvements.

Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset cluster busts C diff target

PERFORMANCE: The NHS Bournemouth and Poole and NHS Dorset cluster has exceeded its year to date clostridium difficile target by more than 30 cases.

Dorset Healthcare wins contract for community services

COMMERCIAL: Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust has announced it has won the contract to provide community health services across Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.

Bournemouth and Poole considers regional shared services

COMMERCIAL: NHS Bournemouth and Poole is set to enter a four year contract with NHS Shared Services for its finance accounting and payroll services.

NHS Bournemouth and Poole underspend by £5.4m

FINANCE: NHS Bournemouth and Poole delivered an underspend of £5.4m and exceeded its management costs savings target by £71,000 during 2010-11.

Former PCT chair joins Poole Hospital FT

WORKFORCE: Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has announced Angela Schofield as its new chair, replacing interim Dame Yvonne Moores.

South West clusters draw up new specialised commissioning agreement

STRUCTURE: A new agreement has been drawn up for the South West Specialised Commisioning Group (SWSCG) in light of primary care trust clustering arrangements.

NHS Dorset chief executive to lead cluster

NHS Dorset chief executive Paul Sly has been appointed to lead a cluster of two PCTs.

Dorset cluster publishes joint operating plan

FINANCE: The primary care trust “cluster” including NHS Bournemouth and Poole, and NHS Dorset have published a joint operating plan for 2011-12.