Isle of Wight NHS PCT

Emergency care problems linked to poor relationships, finds south of England review

PERFORMANCE: A review of urgent and emergency care failures in the south of England has blamed in part an over-emphasis on incentives and contracts, at the expense of relationships.

SHIP cluster on target for surplus despite QIPP shortfall

FINANCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster is expecting to hit its £16.3m surplus target, despite a £10.9m shortfall in efficiency schemes.

Five directors appointed to board's Wessex team

WORKFORCE: Five director-level appointments have been made to the NHS Commissioning Board’s Wessex local area team.

Isle of Wight CCG authorised

STRUCTURE: The Isle of Wight clinical commissioning group has been fully authorised by the NHS Commissioning Board.

Double running costs force SHIP cluster overspend on staffing

WORKFORCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster is £772,000 over plan for total workforce costs.

SHIP finance on target despite QIPP risk

FINANCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster reported a £6.82 million surplus in the first five months of 2012-13, and is expecting to achieve the £16.3m target for the full year.

SHIP cluster overlooks bank holiday impact on activity levels

PERFORMANCE: Activity levels in the Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster area continue to be up on last year and higher than planned.

Data difficulties hit SHIP QIPP plans

FINANCE: Efficiency savings in the Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster are reported as being on plan, despite local data problems.

Bristol cluster finance director leaves post

WORKFORCE: The finance director of the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire primary care trust cluster has left.

SHIP underspending on staff

WORKFORCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster is currently spending £500,000 less than planned on workforce.

SHIP needs non-sustainable savings to hit target

FINANCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster relied on one-off savings to hit its cost reduction target for 2011-12, with emergency demand singled out as a cause for concern.

SHIP PCTs miss C difficile targets

PERFORMANCE: All four primary care trusts in the Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth cluster missed their targets for C difficile infections.

Concern over A&E demand in Portsmouth and Southampton

PERFORMANCE: Emergency department waiting times have been identified as a “key performance concern” by the Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster.

Isle of Wight trust launched

STRUCTURE: The Isle of Wight NHS Trust legally came into being on 1 April, bringing the purchaser-provider split to the island for the first time.

Hampshire commissioners fail to cut prescribing costs

FINANCE: Hampshire commissioners failed to reduce their spending on medicines during 2011-12, latest primary care trust data shows.

Isle of Wight prepares to split commissioner and provider functions

STRUCTURE: The purchaser-provider split is set to be implemented on the Isle of Wight after the secretary of state approved plans to break up the existing primary care trust.

SHIP CSS to take more than 350 staff from PCT cluster

WORKFORCE: Commissioning Support South, the commissioning support organisation for the Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth cluster, is expected to inherit 363 staff members from primary care trusts.

SHIP cluster struggles on prescribing savings

FINANCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster had collectively identified £69.9m worth of cost savings, just under its target of £71.7m.

Isle of Wight judged as 'performing'

PERFORMANCE: The Isle of Wight was the only primary care trust in its cluster to be assessed as “performing” by the South Central strategic health authority.

SHIP cluster overspends on staff

WORKFORCE: The Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth primary care trust cluster was overspent on staff costs by £385,000 at month nine.