Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Post-Covid Sustainable Transformation Award

Barts Health NHS Trust launched the Barts Emergency Access Care Hub (BEACH) in September 2020, which covers patients across the Barts Health footprint. The BEACH provides a single point of access for all eligible patients who have been given an ED disposition by a NHS 111 clinician or an on-scene ...

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New Brexit plan worse for NHS than May’s deal, experts warn

The NHS will be exposed to more risk by the government’s latest Brexit deal than by Theresa May’s original agreement, health service experts and lobby groups have told HSJ.

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New tariff would mean revenue cuts for specialist providers

A number of specialist NHS trusts are “exceptionally concerned” about the two year payment tariff proposed by regulators, saying it would be “damaging” for patient care.

Oxford trust overspends on PCT contract

FINANCE: Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust over-performed by £10.9m – or 7.5 per cent – against its contract with Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust in the first six months of 2011-12.

Trusts merge to form Oxford University Hospitals

STRUCTURE: Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust has merged with Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre to form Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

SHA identifies concerns over finance and performance in Oxfordshire and Bucks

PERFORMANCE: The Buckinghamshire health system has been given an amber “performance under review” rating by the South Central strategic health authority.

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Lansley identifies 20 'unsustainable' trusts

The government has identified 20 trusts whose “clinical and financial stability is at risk” because of “cash-flow shortages” and legacy debt.

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CCP puts patient benefit over patient choice in acute merger

The Co-operation and Competition Panel has advised, for the first time, that a merger between two rival providers can go ahead, because the potential benefits outweighed the reduction in patient choice.

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First large hospital merger approved by CCP

A plan to shake up hospital care in Hampshire has become the first merger of large acute trusts to pass a key test designed to enshrine competition in the NHS.

Nuffield Orthopaedic makes grade on dignity and nutrition

PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission said the specialist trust passed both of the standards relating to dignity and nutrition during a spot check as part of a wider investigation into how older patients are treated.

Delay to Oxford Radcliffe merger with Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital

STRUCTURE: The proposed merger of Oxford Radcliffe Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre has been delayed until the autumn.

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre passes on information governance

PERFORMANCE: The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre has met all 45 requirements of the Information Governance Toolkit, and reported a successful upgrade of its electronic patient record system.

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DH-commissioned study ranks hospital trusts' efficiency

An unpublished league table produced for the Department of Health has ranked 163 hospital trusts in order of how efficiently they treat inpatients.

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Acute trusts' FT plans slip back a year

More than a quarter of the acute trusts still bidding for foundation status have seen their application date slip by over a year.

Oxford Radcliffe and Nuffield merger under scrutiny

STRUCTURE: The Co-operation and Competition Panel (CCP) has started work on assessing the proposed integration of Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Trusts merger will create 'powerful and global brand'

STRUCTURE: Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre plan to use their proposed merger to create a “powerful, globally recognised brand”.

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals look to become global brand through merger

COMMERCIAL: The boards of Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre plan to use the merger to create a powerful, globally recognised brand.

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre to start work on new research facility

STRUCTURE: Work on Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre’s new research facility is on course to start mid March.

CQC requests hygiene review at Nuffield Orthopeadic Centre

PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission requested a formal review of Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre’s compliance with hygiene standards.

NHS Oxfordshire health system 'failing'

PERFORMANCE: The health system in the NHS Oxfordshire area has been judged as failing by South Central SHA.