Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Taking a risk on procurement law

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Trust bosses criticise NHS England over hospital closure

A mental health trust has criticised NHS England’s decision to press ahead with the full closure of a learning disabilities hospital in Lancashire.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Capital question hangs over landmark hospital closure

Consultation is under way over the future of patients at England’s last standalone learning disability hospital has begun, but capital funding for proposed changes has yet to be approved.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Regulators approve landmark trust merger

Regulators have approved the acquisition of England’s last standalone learning disability hospital trust, HSJ can reveal.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Clearing the FT pipeline

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Quick end to 'major new chapter'

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Hospital merger puzzle

Trust mergers should ‘come into fashion’, says chief executive

STRUCTURE: Two more trust chief executives have made the case for provider mergers, following the turning around of troubled mental health trust.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Vast improvements recognised at Calderstones

PERFORMANCE: A learning disability hospital which will be forced to close in the next three years is expected to receive a “good” rating from the Care Quality Commission next week.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Calderstones chief: brand was tarnished but we're not like Winterbourne View

INTERVIEW: The Calderstones Hospital ‘brand’ was so damaged that its closure became inevitable, its chief executive has conceded.

Winterbourne View

£75m fund to close learning disability hospital beds

Plans to close up to half of inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities following the Winterbourne View scandal have been announced by the NHS and local government bodies.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Best Places to Work 2015 – Mental Health Trusts

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Mental health trusts reveal ‘centre of excellence’ merger plans

STRUCTURE: Two mental health trusts in the North West are in discussions over a potential merger.

Pay

North East trust to shed payroll jobs by outsourcing service

COMMERCIAL: A North East trust has announced it is outsourcing payroll services to a trust in Lancashire, affecting up to 37 members of staff.

Money, cash and notes

Revealed: The mental health trusts with the biggest income cuts

Several NHS mental health providers saw double figure real terms reductions in their income between 2011-12 and 2013-14, HSJ analysis has revealed.

David Bennett

Exclusive: Monitor interventions double in response to Francis

The number of regulatory actions taken by Monitor against foundation trusts so far in 2013-14 is already more than double the level of the whole of last year, HSJ analysis reveals.

'Abuse' sparks Monitor probe at Calderstones

PERFORMANCE: Monitor yesterday announced it had launched an investigation into Calderstones Partnership after a patient was abused while in the foundation trust’s care.

Calderstones FT appoints chair

STRUCTURE: Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Rupert Nichols as its new chairman.

Calderstones begins work on new £7.1m low-secure unit

STRUCTURE: The foundation trust begun construction work in August on a new 32-bed low secure unit for people with learning disabilities.

Trust's bid to run disability services 200 miles away damaged risk rating

An NHS learning disability trust’s unsuccessful bid to take over the running of a similar service nearly 200 miles away led to its financial risk rating with Monitor deteriorating.