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CCG replaces chief officer seconded to ICS

A clinical commissioning group has appointed a new chief officer after its current leader was seconded to the region’s integrated care system.

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NHS England integration blamed for failure to sign care concerns protocol

NHS England and NHS Improvement have blamed a proposed integration of the two national bodies as the reason they did not sign up to a new protocol sharing concerns about poor care.

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Extending safe space powers 'wholly misconceived' warn MPs

MPs have told ministers to reconsider their plans to grant NHS trusts so-called ‘safe space’ powers as part of draft legislation to establish the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch in law.

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'Fantasy' trust debts overtake PFI liabilities

A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.

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North by North West: Trusts drowning in debt

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North by North West: Blood boils over pathology plan

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Regulator has to apologise for 'plainly wrong' comments

The chairman of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has made an embarrassing climbdown after claiming incorrectly on national TV that the regulator had not put patients’ lives at risk.

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Scathing report says regulator ignored police warnings and put public at risk

The Nursing and Midwifery Council put the public at risk from poor care after ignoring more than 20 concerns raised by the police for two years, a damning report has revealed.

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Regulator chief executive resigns ahead of scandal report

The chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has resigned, ahead of the publication of a review into the regulator’s handling of the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal.

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£60m capital boost for northern STP ambitions

More than £60m is to be invested in pathology, technology and improving efficiency across three sustainability and transformation partnerships in the north, following the government’s capital funding injection this week.

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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

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Jackie Daniel chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust

New chief executive of Newcastle Hospitals revealed

Dame Jackie Daniel has been appointed as chief executive of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust, it was announced today.

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Trust appoints new chief executive to replace Dame Jackie Daniel

A hospital trust has appointed a new leader to replace the outgoing Dame Jackie Daniel who announced her departure in January.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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More than 500 staff to transfer from community to acute trust

More than 500 community services staff will be transferred to an acute trust as part of a £20m contract switch paving the way to an accountable care system.

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North by North West: Time to bite the bullet on reconfiguration

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Daily Insight: Reshuffle bored

The must read stories and talking points from Monday

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Dame Jackie Daniel to step down as trust chief executive

A leading chief executive made a dame in the new year’s honours list has announced she is stepping down from her trust after more than five years at the helm.

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Lintern's Risk Register: NHS Improvement's lack of urgency at Wirral is a concern

Everything you need to stay up to date on patient safety and workforce, plus my take on the most important under the radar stories.