Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Long-serving chief executive steps down

The chief executive of a community and mental health trust will step down after 18 years, it has been announced.

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‘Toxic’ CCG’s improvement plan pledges whistleblowing review

A clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic” culture will bring forward a review of its whistleblowing policy and give “even more support” to staff pursuing bullying and harassment cases, an improvement plan has recommended.

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Troubled CCG appoints interim chief

A clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic culture” has appointed an interim chief accountable officer from a neighbouring CCG.

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Chair of troubled CCG to step down

The chair of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group – which has been a subject of concerns over its staff culture and bullying – will step down in September after six years in the role, HSJ has learnt.

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Chief of 'toxic culture' CCG resigns

The accountable officer of a clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic culture” has resigned and is moving to a job with a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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CCG chief embroiled in ‘toxic culture’ row off since March

The accountable officer of Sheffield clinical commissioning group has been off work sick for six weeks amid allegations of bullying, whistleblowing and poor culture within the organisation, HSJ has learned.

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‘Bullying’ row CCG hires former PCT chief

A clinical commissioning group has hired a former primary care trust chief executive as its “independent development director”, following claims of cultural problems including bullying.

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Closure confirmed for two stroke units

South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System has confirmed two of its five hyper acute stroke units will close by October as part of major reconfiguration plans.

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The Ward Round: Is the shine coming off Sheffield?

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night – and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, will make sure you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping ...

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Blunkett wades in on CCG bullying row

David Blunkett has voiced concerns that a clinical commissioning group at the centre of a bullying row has an existing director leading its improvement plan, telling HSJ this “is not a matter of internal process”.

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Second Sheffield NHS organisation faced with bullying accusations

A second NHS organisation in Sheffield is facing accusations of bullying and a poor culture, HSJ has learned.

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Troubled CCG asks director to spearhead improvement plan

Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed one of its directors to spearhead work on an improvement plan following claims of bullying, poor culture and whistleblowing.

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NHS England was warned about ‘unrelenting bullying’ at top CCG

NHS England was warned about “constant unrelenting bullying” by senior managers at Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group more than a year ago, HSJ has learned.

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Top trust appoints chief after year-long search

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive after a year-long search.

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Revealed: Crisis at top CCG amid claims of bullying and ‘toxic’ culture

One of the largest clinical commissioning groups in the country is facing serious questions over its leadership and culture, amid bullying allegations, whistleblowing complaints and a highly-critical independent investigation.

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Many mental health trusts are too small, says top CEO

Many mental health trusts are too small and risk being “left on the side” in system integration plans, a leading chief executive has warned.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Three trusts plan to take control of £80m complex care spending

A partnership of mental health trusts could take over responsibility for £80m of commissioner spending as part of plans to reduce the number of patients in secure rehabilitation wards, HSJ can reveal.