Sheffield PCT

Sheffield CCG accountable officer steps down

WORKFORCE: The accountable officer of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has announced he is stepping down.

Sheffield FT chair awarded OBE

WORKFORCE: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Chairman, Tony Pedder, has been awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Sheffield CCG authorised with no conditions

STRUCTURE: Sheffield CCG has been authorised with no conditions in the second wave of CCG authorisation decisions.

North of England chair joins Yorkshire and Humber LETB

STRUCTURE:  Kathryn Riddle, chair of Yorkshire and the Humber SHA and North of England SHA cluster, has become chair of the Yorkshire and the Humber LETB.

North of England non-exec joins NHS Trust Development Authority

STRUCTURE: Sarah Harkness, an NHS Yorkshire and Humber and NHS North of England non-executive director, has joined the NHS Trust Development Authority as chair of its audit committee.

Academic science network steering group includes CCG chief

STRUCTURE: Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group chief officer Ian Atkinson has been made a member of the Yorkshire and Humber Partnership AHSN steering group.

Five directors appointed to South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw LAT

WORKFORCE: Five directors have been appointed to the NHS Commissioning Board’s South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Local Area Team.

Andy Buck confirmed as South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw director

WORKFORCE: Andy Buck has been confirmed as the director of the NHS Commissioning Board local area team covering South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

Ming Tang appointed as MD to South Yorkshire CSS

WORKFORCE: Ming Tang has been appointed as managing director of the South Yorkshire NHS commissioning support service.

Rotherham chair takes over at all South Yorks and Bassetlaw cluster PCTs

WORKFORCE: The Rotherham, Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Bassetlaw PCTs cluster has been in place since the summer but it has this month confirmed that the Appointments Commission has confirmed Alan Tolhurst as the new chair of all five primary care trusts.

Leeds medic is senior responsible officer for Yorkshire and Humber

WORKFORCE: Phil Ayres, deputy medical director at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, has been appointed senior responsible officer for the revalidation process for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Sheffield CCG delegated £709m and asked for £5m 'recovery plan'

FINANCE: A single clinical commissioning group covering Sheffield has been delegated the vast majority of its eligible budget.

Sheffield GPs establish self-care musculoskeletal management websites

STRUCTURE: Sheffield GPs have agreed to refer musculoskeletal patients to a new website with information about managing their condition.

Sheffield PCT identifies risk to forecast position

FINANCE: Sheffield PCT has identified significant risk to delivering its planned end of year position of a £500,000 surplus.

GP commissioners extending new ENT service in Sheffield

STRUCTURE: A community ear, nose and throat service, which is being developed by Central Sheffield GP Consortium, is to be extended to practices across the city.

Sheffield PCT notes revalidation assessment risk

STRUCTURE: Sheffield PCT has identified a “governance risk” to its “organisational readiness self assessment” process - a key process in the revalidation of doctors.

Sheffield workforce plans 'clearly not yet aligned' to activity

WORKFORCE: The workforce plans of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and Sheffield Children’s Foundation Trust “clearly are not yet aligned to commissioners’ intentions”, according to the NHS Yorkshire and the Humber Integrated Plan 2011-15.

Yorks & Humber establishes Local Education and Training Board

WORKFORCE: NHS Yorkshire and Humber has established an Interim Yorkshire and the Humber Local NHS Education and Training Board.

NHS North cluster names senior executive directors

WORKFORCE: The senior executive team has been appointed for the NHS North cluster, made up of NHS Yorkshire and the Humber, North West and North East.

Sheffield challenges Leeds’ claim to be first breastfeeding friendly city

PERFORMANCE: NHS and local authority chiefs in Sheffield are challenging Leeds’ bid to become the first breastfeeding friendly city in the UK, claiming that Sheffield was there first.