Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Eight CCGs to merge to make ‘really tricky decisions’

System leaders have drawn up plans to merge eight clinical commissioning groups into one organisation, to take some “really tricky decisions”.

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North by North West: Going electronic

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Hundreds of outsourced staff strike for ‘fair pay’

Outsourced support staff at two teaching hospitals have begun two days of strike action over their pay rates.

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North by North West: Capital boosts

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FT’s record keeping cited as a concern by five inquests since 2016

Investigations into patient deaths at a teaching trust in Lancashire have repeatedly raised similar concerns around the quality of care records and information sharing.

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Chief executive makes bid to lead second trust

Creating a “chain” model and shared leadership between providers in Lancashire could enable crucial reconfiguration of clinical services to finally move forward, an acute trust chief executive has told HSJ.

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Acute trust’s BME staff feel ‘ignored and disenfranchised’

Black and minority ethnic staff at Blackpool hospitals trust feel “ignored and disenfranchised”, saying management has failed to deal with concerns about racist language.

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North by North West: No case to answer

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North by North West: Groupthink

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First quarter A&E performance worst since records began

The NHS has recorded its worst first quarter accident and emergency performance since records started, data released this morning revealed.

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North by North West: Unpicking the headlines

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North by North West: The region’s most important job

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Breast cancer target performance drops 10pp in a year

Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.

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North by North West: Bill McCarthy's top priorities

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North by North West: Festering relationships harm patients

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North by North West: Rejection for incumbent chairman

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Trust to share CEO with nearby struggling FT

A struggling acute trust’s leadership will be taken over on a joint basis by the chief executive of a nearby NHS provider, HSJ has learned.

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Second exec departure at struggling acute trust

A second executive at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust is set to stand down, HSJ has learned, following news the chief executive will be leaving.

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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Teaching trust chief executive to retire

The chief executive of a teaching trust in Lancashire has announced she will retire, HSJ has learned.