Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Rob Webster

STP moves towards shared control total

Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.

Salford royal

70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

Leeds town hall

Trust, private providers and GPs form alliance

A community trust in Yorkshire is setting up an alliance with local GPs and two private primary care providers to deliver accident and emergency streaming services.

Claire Murdoch

Exclusive: 11 providers given £300m commissioning budget

A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review

More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.

Hearing test

Community trust to restrict GP referrals due to 'severe pressure'

A major community trust has told local GPs it will be restricting routine referrals and prioritising urgent ones due to “severe pressure” on its services, HSJ has learned.

Rob Webster

Big STP plots 'accountable care organisations' across 2.5m patch

New “accountable care organisations” will strengthen commissioning services in West Yorkshire and Harrogate, according to its published sustainability and transformation plan.

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.

Angel of the North

North of England: Staff survey best and worst performers

Analysis of the best and worst performers in the North of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015, released today.

Rob Webster

NHS Confederation chief executive to leave

Rob Webster, the chief executive of the NHS Confederation, has resigned ahead of taking over at the South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust.

Scales of justice

Former head of leadership at NHS England jailed

A former head of leadership at NHS England has been jailed for nearly five years after being convicted of fraud offences.

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Leeds Community Healthcare 'requires improvement', CQC finds

PERFORMANCE: Leeds Community Healthcare Trust has been rated ‘requires improvement’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Surgeon, surgery, surgical tools

Cancer patients miss out on surgery due to winter pressures

PERFORMANCE:  Elective surgery in “many specialties” - including cancer – has been postponed or cancelled in Leeds because of excess demand for services over winter.

Patient Safety and Care Awards

Patient Safety and Care Awards winners announced

The 2014 winners and finalists unveiled

Leeds town hall

Community NHS trust appoints charity boss as chief executive

WORKFORCE: Leeds Community Healthcare Trust has appointed charity boss Thea Stein as its new chief executive.

Rob Webster

Non-acute leaders join Dalton review panel

Two healthcare chiefs with experience in the non-acute sector have joined the Dalton review panel

Large mental health trust appoints chief exec from NHS England

STRUCTURE: One of England’s largest mental health trusts has appointed a chief executive from NHS England.

Wellbeing boards

Sheffield and Leeds trusts refused HWB representation

STRUCTURE: Two health and wellbeing boards in Yorkshire have refused requests from major acute providers for their representatives to be made members.