STRUCTURE: The south east London primary care trust cluster’s risk register reveals that the organisation has lost its third “senior information risk owner” since April 2011.
FINANCE: NHS South East London was granted £800,000 of its two per cent topslice back by NHS London to “support transition” to the Global Sum Equivalent payment system.
FINANCE: NHS London has approved NHS South East London’s application for an emergency readmissions avoidance scheme, funded from the primary care trust cluster’s 2 per cent annual top-slice.
PERFORMANCE: One of London’s biggest teaching hospitals has called in the Department of Health’s intensive support team after experiencing significant problems hitting the 18-week wait for elective procedures target.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London commissioning cluster has called on Guy’s and St Thomas’ to increase cover on its maternity wards.
STRUCTURE: A risk register document produced by the south east London PCT cluster said 45 live “issues of concern” posed an “almost certain” risk to primary care.
PERFORMANCE: A report to the cluster’s board said the list validation would include “a one-off programme and an ongoing rolling programme”.
FINANCE: A report presented to the south east London cluster has said in some cases GPs are being paid for work that has not been done.
PERFORMANCE; Papers submitted to the south east London cluster of primary care trusts said the clinical commissioning groups in the patch would review surgery contracts to improve access.
STRUCTURE: A report to the south east London cluster of primary care trusts said the board had ordered a “short feasibility study” to see whether a combination of an aggregrated model with south west London was feasible.
STRUCTURE: The chief executive of NHS South East London reported to this month’s board meeting: “It is our intention to delegate 100 per cent of commissioning to Clinical Commissioning Groups by the 1st April 2012”.
WORKFORCE: Simon Robbins, chief executive of the south east London cluster of primary care trusts is retiring and being replaced by the chief executive of the Nottinghamshire cluster.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London borough had a screening rate of 12.3 per cent, less than half most of its neighbouring boroughs.
FINANCE: The South Eeast London primary care trust cluster is to take £126m out of its providers in quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) savings over the next four years.
STRUCTURE: The Cambian Group has announced the opening of a new hospital in the Southwark area to rehabilitate men with mental health problems.
PERFORMANCE: A South East London cluster has 22 red-rated “issues of concern” with independent contractors, according to its latest risk register.
PERFORMANCE: The commisioning organisation NHS Greenwich, part of the South East London cluster, terminated one of its practice’s PMS contract with six months’ notice, sparking a request for a judicial review.
PERFORMANCE: The six-PCT cluster reported it was working to develop an “information sharing agreement” between it and its constituent primary care trusts.
FINANCE: Guy’s and St Thomas’ plans a £53.2m savings plan to generate £30m for capital investment
PERFORMANCE: The central London acute trust is working on a metric to measure the communications performance of district nurses and general practice.