PERFORMANCE: Hertfordshire Community Trust is putting on additional sessions to ensure young children are given health screening, after it fell below targets for the number seen.
PERFORMANCE: A troubled independent sector treatment centre is contining to affect performance in Hertfordshire.
PERFORMANCE: Hertfordshire Community Trust saw complaints rise to 68 in the third quarter compared with 56 in quarter two and 51 in quarter one.
FINANCE: Hertfordshire Community Trust expects to end the year with a surplus of £1.05m against a plan of £1.23m.
PERFORMANCE: Breaching the yearly target for clostridium difficile cases has led to a red rating for Hertfordshire Community Trust.
PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission has said it will take “action” in relation to privately-run Lister Surgicentre, after it concluded patients’ health and welfare continue to be put at risk by the facility.
WORKFORCE: Practice nursing is facing a future workforce crisis in the East of England, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.
STRUCTURE: A business case of the development of a local general hospital on the Hemel Hempstead Hospital site could be prepared by the end of the year.
FINANCE: NHS Hertfordshire is to hold its own contract with a London trust after concerns that plans to decommission services were not moving forward.
FINANCE: Spending on acute services in Hertfordshire was overspent by £20.9m in 2011-12, board papers reveal.
COMMERCIAL: The full business case for the £30m redevelopment of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital site in Welwyn Garden City has been approved by NHS Hertfordshire.
STRUCTURE: The full business case for the £30m redevelopment of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital site in Welwyn Garden City has been approved by NHS Hertfordshire.
STRUCTURE: The smallest pathfinder clinical commissioning group in England has been given less than two days’ notice to merge with its neighbours.
STRUCTURE: The PCT and West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust are to work together to develop Hemel Hempstead Hospital as a local general hospital providing a range of services for the community.
FINANCE: Clinical commissioning groups in Hertfordshire are spending far more planned - leaving the PCT as a whole overspent at the end of month six.
FINANCE: Two clinical commissioning groups were responsible for £2m of a £2.1m overspend on commissioning budgets by the end of month four, NHS Hertfordshire’s board has been told.
FINANCE: NHS Hertfordshire has overspent by nearly £1.4m already this financial year, with much of the overspend attributed to one clinical commissioning group.
FINANCE: NHS Hertfordshire has committed £1.7m of non recurrent funding on “ramp up costs” for a delayed treatment centre at the Lister Hospital