Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Struggling STP bans 'unhelpful' board member behaviour

A struggling sustainability and transformation partnership has created a list of “helpful” and “unhelpful” behaviours for its board members and plans to hold a “reconciliation event” for system leaders.

Marianne Griffiths

Three women lead the HSJ top 50 trust chief executives

Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.

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Exclusive: Thousands of NHS staff to transfer to subsidiary companies

The employment contracts of thousands of non-clinical NHS staff could be transferred to subsidiary companies under plans being drawn up by 16 hospital trusts.

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Region risks losing £15m of healthcare funding

Northamptonshire is at risk of losing £15m of joint health and social care funding because of a failure to sign a contract and meet mandated NHS England targets.

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Revealed: FT redundancy pay outs fall by more than a quarter

The amount spent on redundancy payments by foundation trusts has fallen significantly over the past three financial years, HSJ analysis reveals.

Sean Duggan

Workforce shortage delays mental health safety checks

The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.

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Leader stepping down at poorly rated STP

The leader of one of the most poorly rated STPs is expected to step down and be replaced.

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Pioneering trust and GP tie-up to bid for new care model contract

A Midlands trust has signed one of the most advanced formal partnerships with a GP federation in a move to become a multispecialty community provider.

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NHS bed occupancy hits record high

The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.

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Hospital, CCG and GP consolidation mooted by STP

Service redesign under the Northamptonshire sustainability and transformation plan may go so far that it will “make little sense to continue with separate organisational processes”.

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Acute services could merge under Midlands STP

Acute services at Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust and Northampton General Hospital Trust are to be merged as part of sustainability and transformation plans, HSJ can reveal.

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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.

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.

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Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

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Unexpected deaths review finds 'consistent failings' in trust's risk assessments

PERFORMANCE: A review into the unexpected deaths of 18 mental health patients at an East Midlands trust has found “consistent failings” in the way staff carried out risk assessments when investigating the deaths.

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Roundtable: How best to identify the leaders the NHS needs

Experts debate how the NHS can enhance leader capabilities

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Northamptonshire trust to roll out parents’ advice line

COMMERCIAL: Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is to launch an out of hours health visitors advice line, following a successful pilot of the scheme.

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Trust urges BME staff to apply for senior positions

WORKFORCE: Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has set up schemes to help staff from black and minority ethnics backgrounds to develop leadership skills and encourage them to apply for senior roles.

Ben Gowland

Nene CCG chief to step down

WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Nene Clinical Commissioning Group is to step down from his role to help set up an organisation spreading “high impact” ideas across the health sector

Peter Wilczynski

CCG chair steps down to lead GP 'super-practice'

STRUCTURE: The chair of Corby Clinical Commissioning Group is stepping down from the role to lead a merged GP ‘super-practice’ which aims to become the largest primary care provider in England.