Telford and Wrekin PCT

West Mercia CCGs choose new support providers

COMMERCIAL: West Mercia clinical commissioning groups have chosen an alternative supplier of commissioning support services after plans to establish a local provider in their area were abandoned.

West Mercia PCTs meet cash targets

FINANCE: The four PCTs making up the West Mercia Cluster are on track to deliver against their financial targets to break even and hit the control total surplus agreed with NHS Midlands and the East strategic health authority cluster.

Telford and Wrekin could be heading for deficit

FINANCE: The PCT could be heading for a £4.6m deficit under a “pessimistic” assessment of its quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) plans.

Emergency waits regularly exceed target at Telford and Wrekin

PERFORMANCE: In September the longest median wait for admitted patients among Telford and Wrekin’s providers was 350 minutes and regularly exceeded the 205 minute standard.

New medical director for West Mercia Cluster

WORKFORCE: A new medical director has been appointed to the West Mercia cluster of primary care trusts.

Worcestershire PCT boss gets top Midlands cluster job

WORKFORCE: Worcestershire’s chief executive has been appointed to the top role at the West Mercia primary care trust cluster.

Single Telford and Wrekin consortium

STRUCTURE: A single commissioning consortium is emerging in Telford and Wrekin, and is likely to become a sub committee of the primary care trust board from April.

Public go-ahead for community trust in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

STRUCTURE: Plans for a new community trust to take on the services provided by two primary care trusts are a step closer after receiving endorsements from the public and local organisations.

Over 1,000 patients miss waiting time targets at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust

PERFORMANCE: More than 1,000 patients have been waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust.

Consultant referrals create red risk at Telford and Wrekin

PERFORMANCE: NHS Telford and Wrekin are reporting a red risk related to the high number of consultant to consultant referrals.