Wolverhampton City PCT

'Agreed resignations' to cost Birmingham and Black Country clusters £11m

WORKFORCE: The Black Country and Birmingham and Solihull primary care trust clusters have announced they will spend £11m on voluntary redundancies.

Voluntary redundancy costs Birmingham, Solihull and Black Country clusters £11m

WORKFORCE: The Black Country and Birmingham and Solihull primary care trust clusters have announced they will spend £11m on voluntary redundancies.

Patient leaflets help reduce PCT waiting times by half

PERFORMANCE: A pilot project between Wolverhampton City PCT and charity Arthritis Research UK has halved waiting times for physiotherapy appointments and improved patient satisfaction.

Wolverhampton CCG picks GP as accountable officer

STRUCTURE: NHS Wolverhampton CCG has appointed a GP as designate accountable officer.

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Exclusive: 400 PCT jobs at risk in Birmingham and Black Country

WORKFORCE: Four hundred primary care trust staff are likely to lose their jobs in Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country in the transition to the new NHS commissioning structure, HSJ has learned.

Surplus for Black Country PCTs

FINANCE: The Black Country Cluster of PCTs looks set to report a year-end surplus of £22.3m.

New managing director for Wolverhampton

WORKFORCE: The primary care trust in Wolverhampton has appointed a new managing director.

Royal Wolverhampton predicts £2.6m debt

FINANCE: Board papers reveal that the Royal Wolverhampton hospitals trust is likely to overspend by £2.6m this year.

Wolves GPs form one large and one small consortium

STRUCTURE: GP practices in the Wolverhampton City PCT area have all joined one of two emerging clinical commissioning groups.

Black Country cluster patients less satisfied, poll reveals

PERFORMANCE: Patients living in the Black Country cluster of primary care trusts are less satisfied with NHS services than in the rest of the region, an Ipsos Mori poll has revealed.

Wolverhampton City smashes QIPP target by 40 per cent

FINANCE: NHS Wolverhampton City exceeded its 2010-11 QIPP savings target by 40 per cent.

Wolverhampton practice-based commissioners run up £7.84m overspend

FINANCE: Practice-based commissioners overseen by NHS Wolverhampton City have run up a recurrent overspend of £7.84m.

Wolverhampton City overspends on private providers by 88 per cent

FINANCE: NHS Wolverhampton City has overspent on private providers by the equivalent of 88 per cent of the total value of the contracts.

Wolverhampton City PCT chief exec stands down as reforms kick in

WORKFORCE: Wolverhampton City PCT chief executive Jon Crockett has announced he is retiring to allow the reforms to be “taken forward by people who can commit to leading these changes through.”.

Sandwell chief executive appointed to top Midlands cluster role

WORKFORCE: The current chief executive of NHS Sandwell has been appointed to the top job in the Black Country primary care trust cluster.

Two commissioning consortia emerging in Wolverhampton

STRUCTURE: Two commissioning consortia are emerging within Wolverhampton City PCT.

Breast cancer referral times flagged as red risk by NHS Wolverhampton City

PERFORMANCE: NHS Wolverhampton City has highlighted breast cancer referral times as a red risk in its performance report.

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