Peterborough PCT

Concerns raised about ageing practice nurse workforce

WORKFORCE: Practice nursing is facing a future workforce crisis in the East of England, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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Analysed: Financial crisis at Peterborough and Stamford

This briefing looks at how to address the anticipated financial deficit of Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire PCT cluster gets new chair

WORKFORCE: John Barratt is to take over as chair of the Peterborough and Cambridgeshire PCT cluster after Maureen Donnelly accepted a post as lay chair designate of a CCG.

Provider performance lagging

PERFORMANCE: Performances at some acute providers in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been below national standards, the board of the NHS Cambridgshire and Peterbrough cluster has been told.

Stroke concern at Cambs PCT cluster

PERFORMANCE: Performance on stroke targets is causing concern at NHS Peterborough and NHS Cambridgeshire.

Pressure building on Peterborough finances

FINANCE: NHS Peterborough faces significant risks as it battles to break even this financial year, a board meeting heard.

Cambs move to one CCG and several 'local commissioning groups'

STRUCTURE: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough PCTs have merged their previous two GP committees, to form a single “shadow clinical commissioning group governing body” covering the two PCT areas.

GPs opt for a single CCG for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

STRUCTURE: A single clinical commissioning group has emerged as the “clear preference” for GPs in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire, HSJ has learned.

Peterborough misses choose and book target

PERFORMANCE: Only 26.3 per cent of eligible bookings were made through Choose and Book in the first four months of the financial year, against a  target of 90 per cent, NHS Peterborough’s board was told.

Peterborough needs QIPP savings to balance books

FINANCE: NHS Peterborough is predicting it will finish the financial year in balance - but that relies on delivering very large QIPP savings and using contingency reserves.

Competition panel moves to second phase of NHS Peterborough investigation

COMMERCIAL: The NHS Co-operation and Competition Panel is to conduct a more detailed investigation of a complaint that NHS Peterborough breached competition rules in attempting to close a primary care access centre.

Peterborough and Stamford needed 'advance payments' for cash position

FINANCE: Peterborough and Stamford FT has secured “advance payments” from PCTs to continue operating despite a cash shortage, according to board documents.

Cambs NHS plans mental health reconfig to save £12m

STRUCTURE: The NHS in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has launched a consultaiton on plans to reconfigure mental health services in the region, aiming to save £12m in the next three years.

Cluster chairs named in East of England

WORKFORCE: Chairs have been appointed for the five primary care trust clusters that now commission NHS healthcare in the East of England region.

NHS Peterborough chair fires parting shot over 'rapid' clustering

STRUCTURE: The departing chair of NHS Peterborough has spoken out about the primary care trust clustering process, which he says has not “engaged” with the local population.

Peterborough in preventative strategy talks

PERFORMANCE: NHS organisations in Peterborough are planning to focus on preventative services, after a meeting was held to discuss strategic planning in the city.

SHA slams Peterborough PCT over 'inaccurate' TCS assurance

STRUCTURE: NHS Peterborough have been criticised for providing “consistently inaccurate assurance” to the strategic health authority during the process to divest its community services.

Exclusive: cluster-sized commissioning group being considered

STRUCTURE: GPs in Cambridgeshire could form a single clinical commissioning group for the entire county, covering two primary care trust areas.

Deteriorating A&E waits at Peterborough and Stamford FT

PERFORMANCE: “Staffing issues” and “capacity constraints” are responsible for Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals FT failing against the national A&E waiting time target, according to a report from its strategic health authority.

'Outstanding issues' in Peterborough and Stamford FT's contract

FINANCE: Peterborough and Stamford Foundation Trust still has issues around payment by results to work out in its contract with the local primary care trust for the current financial year.