Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation 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.

Amanda Bloor

New hospital put on hold by financially struggling CCG

A clinical commissioning group that slipped from outstanding to requires improvement last month has put plans for a new £16m mental health hospital on hold.

Sean Duggan

The importance of keeping the faith in a turbulent summer

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, reflects on a tough few weeks of headlines for mental health

Harrogate

Vanguard turned to plan B after first model 'didn't work'

A national vanguard site has told HSJ that it has started “afresh” with its new care model after the version used in the first two years “didn’t work”.

Emma Latimer

CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Mental Health

Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside

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International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam

NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.

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: Biggest winners and losers from £1.8bn national fund

Two large teaching trusts have been awarded almost £60m of extra central funding after bettering their financial targets.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Surgical Services

Somerset Spinal Surgical Service and Improvement Network at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust: An Enhanced Recovery Programme for Elective Spinal Surgery To Improve Quality of Care for Patients and Decrease Length of Stay

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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Revealed: Trusts in mix for millions in digital funding

Fourteen mental health trusts are vying to secure up to £5m of central funding as part of the digital exemplars programme, HSJ understands.

Alan Johnson

STP sets publication date after MPs appeal for openness

Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.

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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Shortlist for new hospital site revealed

Three sites have been shortlisted to be the location for a new mental health hospital in York.

London

Six areas take on new mental health commissioning powers

Six regions have been chosen by NHS England to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services.

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Audit teams merge to form regional consortium

The merger of three NHS audit teams in the north east into a new specialist provider could become a model for other areas to follow, according to a trust finance director.

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'Lack of grip' across NHS blamed for sudden hospital shutdown

The “fragmented” structure of the NHS and lack of “strategic grip” have been blamed for a crisis leading to the sudden closure of a psychiatric hospital.

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.