University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

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

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill. Contact me in confidence here, or by sending a direct message on Twitter.

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Daily Insight: Reshuffle bored

The must read stories and talking points from Monday

Jackie Daniel

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.

Shaun lintern expert briefing

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.

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

Trust chiefs recognised in new year's honours

The chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is among the senior NHS figures named in the new year’s honours list.

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Trusts consider new pathology hub at university

NHS leaders in Lancashire are hopeful that four acute trusts will agree to consolidate pathology services on a university site in the north of the county, in a project that would cost £31m.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Andy Cowper

Cowper’s Cut: The brown stuff and the bulletproof

Once nobody in NHS management is bulletproof anymore, everybody in NHS management is bulletproof. By Andy Cowper

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: A fresh start for Liverpool

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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NHS to fund new 'digital exemplar programme' for NPfIT system

DXC Technologies - supplier of the Lorenzo IT system - is set to receive about £10m to take part in a new national “digital exemplar” programme, HSJ has learned.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Goodbye CCGs, hello SCFs

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Kirkup: Divisive debate on midwifery could harm babies

The chair of the Morecambe Bay inquiry has warned the polarised debate around ‘natural’ childbirth could harm safe care for mothers and babies.

Bill Kirkup

Maternity care must not become further polarised

Bill Kirkup on the storm that has erupted following the royal college decision to withdraw its guidance on promoting normal birth

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'Normal birth' campaign abandoned by royal college

The Royal College of Midwives has dropped its controversial “normal birth” campaign and removed advice for midwives from its website amid concerns it could have been “misleading”.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Carving up Greater Manchester

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

James Titcombe

NMC to be scrutinised over handling of care scandal witnesses

A regulator’s handling of witnesses and freedom of information requests are being put under the spotlight in an inquiry ordered by the health secretary.

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Exclusive: Trust bailouts rise to £2.7bn as more rely on loans

NHS trusts were forced to draw down £2.7bn of emergency cash bailouts from the government last year – with two-thirds of hospital providers now relying on government loans to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.