East Cheshire NHS Trust

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for maternity care experience

Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.

Andrew Morris

Trust chiefs staying a little longer in post - but 'need more support'

Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.

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

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

VAT risk for major Manchester contract

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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Analysis: Patients waiting over four hours in A&E up tenfold over decade

The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Crashing the devo party

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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Four CCGs to create 'unified commissioner' and consider merger

Four clinical commissioning groups in the North West plan to establish a “unified health commissioner” that could lead to a formal merger of the organisations.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The unproven case for extended GP access

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: How not to transform the NHS

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: The gritty detail of STPs that leaders fear

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

Macclesfield district general hospital

Leaked STP document reveals A&E downgrade plans

The sustainability and transformation plan for Cheshire and Mersey includes the downgrade of at least one accident and emergency department, along with a major consolidation of elective care, according to a document obtained by HSJ.

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.

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Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services

Barts Health Trust had the largest increase in its specialised services income in the country last year, according to HSJ analysis.

Macclesfield district general hospital

North West trust 'not sustainable' in current form

STRUCTURE: East Cheshire Trust has confirmed to HSJ that the board no longer believes the organisation is sustainable in its current form.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Unviable contract may put Carter in reverse

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

Macclesfield district general hospital

Trust takes 'unviable' HR service back in-house

East Cheshire Trust is to bring human resources services back in house, after its commercial partner declared its outsourced contract was no longer commercially viable.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Vanguard cuts for Cheshire and Wirral

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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'Unsettling period' for community services trust losing £24m contract

East Cheshire Trust is to lose a £24m contract for community services from October after commissioners served notice on the trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust halts patient record system to tackle financial deficit

TECHNOLOGY: A hospital trust has put plans to develop an electronic patient record system on hold because of its “unforeseen” financial challenge, HSJ has learnt.

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Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.