WORKFORCE: NHS Surrey achieved an average sickness absence rate of 3.56 per cent during its last three months of existence.
WORKFORCE: NHS West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group achieved an average sickness absence rate of 2.77 per cent during March.
PERFORMANCE: The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued NHS Surrey with a £200,000 penalty after more than 3,000 patient records were found on a second hand computer bought through an online auction site.
WORKFORCE: Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed two new non-executive directors to its board.
PERFORMANCE: More than 200 serious incidents were still under investigation in Surrey in early March – as NHS Surrey prepared to hand over to CCGs. They range from pressure ulcers to suicides and unexpected deaths.
FINANCE: NHS Surrey is forecasting a breakeven position at the end of the month – but only by handing a £33.6m headache to clinical commissioning groups.
STRUCTURE: NHS Surrey is assessing the wider impact of the closure of Beeches Bungalow, a respite service in Reigate, by leading discussions with agencies and families that have challenged the decision.
STRUCTURE: Surrey Heath Clinical Commissioning Group has been authorised but with seven conditions.
COMMERCIAL: A new contract has begun for Central Surrey Health to continue delivering community services for the 290,000 people living in the central Surrey region.
COMMERCIAL: Conservative MP for Woking Jonathan Lord claimed in a parliament debate last month that community services in part of Surrey had improved since they were taken over by Virgin.
STRUCTURE: The Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance has relocated one of its helicopters to Redhill in Surrey.
FINANCE: Social enterprise Central Surrey Health has set up a charitable fund to support community health and wellbeing projects.
A high profile social enterprise scheme has won a £113m contract to continue providing community services across Mid Surrey.
STRUCTURE: Living rooms in Surrey are becoming hospital wards in a scheme that aims to cut admissions.
STRUCTURE: NHS Surrey has identified a list of 14 “key risks and issues” it faces in the transition of commissioning responsibility to clinical commissioning groups.
FINANCE: NHS Surrey was reporting further slippage against quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) targets in August.
STRUCTURE: NHS East Surrey CCG - which has said it will be known locally as ESyDoc - has appointed Elaine Jackson, who has been a patient lay member on its board, as interim chief officer.
STRUCTURE: Former police chief constable Sir Edward Crew is set to chair a clinical commissioning group in Surrey.
PERFORMANCE: NHS Surrey recorded two breaches of the Department of Health’s rules on mixed sex accommodation during August, according to latest data.
STRUCTURE: A top Beijing official and 12 regional Chinese government directors visited Leatherhead Hospital at the end of August in order to learn about social enterprise schemes.