Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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NHS trust and CCG complain over Push Doctor app website

A clinical commissioning group and NHS community trust have complained to an online GP consultation service about it using the address of an NHS walk in centre in its advertising.

Grantham Hospital

A&E night closure will not face investigation

The overnight closure of Grantham and District Hospital’s A&E will not face a full investigation by the Independent Reconfiguration Panel.

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Exclusive: Special measures trust appoints ex-UCLH boss as new chief

A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.

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CCG and council appoint 'first of its kind' joint chief

A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.

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Special measures trust brings in Morecambe Bay to tackle maternity concerns

A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services after regulators raised the alarm about patient safety.

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CCG chief to lead STP

South Lincolnshire CCG chief officer John Turner has been appointed senior responsible officer at Lincolnshire STP.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Emergency, Urgent & Trauma Care

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: From the Bottom to the Top

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Second Keogh review trust goes back in special measures

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has become the second of the original 11 trusts placed in special measures in 2013 to be put back in the programme, after being rated inadequate.

Grantham Hospital

Hunt wades into A&E closure row

Jeremy Hunt has ordered a review of United Hospitals Lincolnshire Trust’s decision to close Grantham and District Hospital’s accident and emergency department overnight by the independent reconfiguration panel.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Hacked trust faces criticism over handling of worst cyber attack on NHS

The hospital trust at the centre of the NHS’s most severe cyber security attack to date is facing fundamental questions about its handling of the hack and whether it acted in the best way to contain the virus.

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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.

Grantham Hospital

A&E night closure sees two patients a night sent elsewhere

The controversial closure of a small hospital’s emergency department at night has resulted in an average of just two patients a night needing to be transported to an alternative A&E during the first six weeks, trust managers have reported.

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Trust plans night time A&E closure after reaching 'crisis point'

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has set out plans to temporarily close Grantham Hospital’s emergency department at night time because of staff shortages and patient safety concerns.

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire sets out plans to tackle £60m deficit and performance

RECONFIGURATION: NHS leaders in Lincolnshire will go out to public consultation later this year over plans to radically overhaul key services.

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Legal battle could cause out of hours costs to rocket

Out of hours services costs could face a significant hike as off-payroll payments to GPs come under scrutiny from the government.

Value in Healthcare Awards: Workforce Efficiency

Value in Healthcare Awards winners for 2015

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Lincolnshire health bodies form system-wide ‘recovery programme’

PERFORMANCE: Organisations across Lincolnshire are to form a group to improve the region’s care quality, rescue its financial position and develop a county-wide workforce plan.

Lincolnshire Community Health Services Trust

Best Places to Work 2015 – Community Trusts