North Lincolnshire PCT

Scunthorpe GP practice receives prestigious quality award

PERFORMANCE: A GP practice in Scunthorpe has become the first in England to be awarded a Royal College of General Practitioners Practice Accreditation.

Three directors appointed to North Yorkshire and Humber LAT

WORKFORCE: Three directors have been appointed to the NHS Commissioning Board’s North Yorkshire and Humber Local Area Team.

Lincolnshire, Humber and North Yorkshire to form single CSO

COMMERCIAL: The Humber PCTs - Hull, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire and East Riding of Yorkshire - and the NHS North Yorkshire and York - are working on a single commissioning support organisation, it has been confirmed.

Humber and East Yorks cluster announces CCG delegation

FINANCE: From October 2011, four new clinical commissioning group (CCG) committees, led by local GPs, will take the leading role in planning and delivering £1.1bn health care services for Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

End of life reform announced in East Yorkshire and Humber

PERFORMANCE: The Humber PCT cluster has announced changes to end of life care as part of plans to improve quality and productivity.

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.

North Lincs health and social care centre set for October opening

STRUCTURE: A name has been chosen for North Lincolnshire PCT’s new health and social care centre, and it is due to open in October.

PCT rejects Sainsbury's GP surgery bid because of privacy and hygiene concerns

COMMERCIAL: A primary care trust has rejected a bid by Sainsbury’s to open a GP surgery in one of its supermarkets due to extensive concerns over hygiene and privacy.

North Lincs PCT eyes hospital mortality figures

PERFORMANCE: North Lincolnshire PCT is monitoring concerns about mortality rates at two of its main providers, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Consultation supports RDaSH reconfiguration

STRUCTURE: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed the outcome of a consultation generally supporting planned changes to inpatient services.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals FT completes community merger

STRUCTURE: North Lincolnshire Community Services officially transferred into Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust on 1 April.

East Riding chair to lead Humber PCT cluster

WORKFORCE: East Riding of Yorkshire Primary Care Trust chair Karen Knapton is to be chair of the Humber PCT Cluster, incorporating Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire PCTs, and North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus.

Hull chief executive to run Humber PCT cluster

WORKFORCE: Hull Teaching Primary Care Trust Christopher Long is to be chief executive of the Humber PCT Cluster, incorporating Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire PCTs, and North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus.

Dave West

Yorks and North East pathfinders reflect national uncertainty

News about the NHS’s new commissioning system is surfacing across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, reflecting discussions across England.

NHS North Lincolnshire missing target for number of staff who have changed post

WORKFORCE: The trust’ set itself a target of having only one per cent of staff changing position, but recorded a figure of three per cent, according to its latest board papers.

North Lincolnshire plans single consortium

STRUCTURE: NHS North Lincolnshire GP practices plan a single consortium.