Calderdale PCT

Calderdale runs dentistry consultation

STRUCTURE: Calderdale CCG is asking its local population to feed into a consultation on the future of dental services across West Yorkshire

Calderdale CCG authorised with one condition

STRUCTURE: Calderdale CCG has been authorised by the NHS Commissioning Board with one condition.

'Significant political risks' to Mid Yorks QIPP

FINANCE: West Yorkshire QIPP schemes - centred on the critical service reconfiguration of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust - face “significant political and reputational risks”, the area’s QIPP tracker admits.

Mid Yorkshire to get £6m for restructuring

FINANCE: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s commissioners have agreed to provide £6m to the trust to support restructuring for cost improvement, following £10m already provided.

Two directors appointed to West Yorkshire LAT

WORKFORCE: Two directors have been appointed to the NHS Commissioning Board’s West Yorkshire Local Area Team, which is still without an overall LAT director.

Ambulance service partnership wins 111 in Yorkshire

COMMERCIAL: A partnership between Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust and GP out of hours and urgent care provider Local Care Direct has been named preferred provider for NHS 111 in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Calderdale CCG sumbits authorisation application

STRUCTURE: Calderdale CCG, which covers the area of Calderdale PCT, has submitted its authorisation application.

Matt Walsh becomes full time accountable officer for Calderdale CCG

WORKFORCE: Matt Walsh, formerly NHS Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield medical director, has become the transitional accountable officer of Calderdale CCG on a full time basis.

West Yorks PCTs QIPP plan not signed off due to cash problems

FINANCE: The 2012-13 quality, innovation, productivity and prevention plan for the Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield PCT Cluster has not been finally signed off, an SHA cluster board report notes.

Troubled Yorkshire trust may need to be split up

FINANCE: A Yorkshire hospital trust has begun addressing its huge financial challenge, but will later need to attempt major service reconfiguration, and may ultimately face being split up.

New DOF for West Yorkshire PCTs

WORKFORCE: The West Yorkshire PCT cluster - composed of Calderdale, Wakefield District and Kirklees PCTs - has appointed a new finance director.

West Yorkshire cluster gets new finance director

WORKFORCE: Ian Currell has been appointed as Cluster Director of Finance and will take up his post during April 2012.

New Assura Medical practice in Calderdale

COMMERCIAL: A new GP practice, run by Assura Leeds LLP, has opened in Calderdale.

West Yorks NHS looks at data centre rationalisation

COMMERCIAL: PCTs in West Yorkshire, with the strategic health authority, have engaged consultants to help look at rationalising their data centre services.

New GP practice in Calderdale

STRUCTURE: A new branch practice, provided by Assura Leeds, will open in Calderdale in November.

Calderdale PCT tenders for a new diabetes screening service

COMMERCIAL: Calderdale PCT is inviting companies to bid to provide a diabetic retinopathy screening programme across the region.

Yorkshire & Humber PCTs struggle to meet financial plans for 2010-11

FINANCE: All primary care trusts in the NHS Yorkshire and the Humber region except one fell short of their planned surplus at the end of 2010-11.

Qualified view of 'financial resilience' for Mid Yorks hospitals

FINANCE: Auditors have issued a qualified opinion on the financial resilience of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Twenty-two contracts signed off late in Yorkshire and the Humber

COMMERCIAL: A total of 22 provider/commissioner contracts for 2011-12 were not signed off at the beginning of the financial year in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, HSJ has learned.

West Yorkshire cluster names director

WORKFORCE: The West Yorkshire PCT cluster - including Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield District PCTs - has announced a series of director appointments.