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    HSJ Local

    CCG and council appoint 'first of its kind' joint chief


    A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.

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    HSJ Knowledge

    HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Care of Older People


    Lewisham and Greenwich Trust: A Safer Approach to Ethical Feeding Decisions

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    International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam


    NHS trusts targeted by international money laundering gang Gang forged letters to 22 organisations pretending to be development contractors NHS Protect forensic computing unit helps secure conviction NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming

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    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust brings in Morecambe Bay to tackle maternity concerns


    Trust served with CQC warning notice over maternity services Requirement notice served to address ‘staff competencies’ over CTG Trust supported by Morecambe Bay to improve maternity care A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services

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    HSJ Local

    CCG chief to lead STP


    Former chief executive of NHS 24 to lead Lincolnshire STP John Turner accepted responsibility as IT costs soared 73 per cent above business case figure STP aims to achieve a “seismic shift” with £205m service reconfiguration  South Lincolnshire CCG chief officer John Turner has been appointed

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    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust makes key board appointments


    United Lincolnshire medical director joins Worcestershire Acute Hospitals New interim finance director seconded from local mental health trust Trust was put back in special measures last month United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust has appointed new interim medical and finance directors this month,

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    Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review


    Twenty-three trusts selected for first phase of Lord Carter’s new review into productivity at mental health and community service organisations NHS Improvement letter to mental health and community service trusts reveals providers chosen for initial six month engagement phase Review will follow a

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    CQC: Fraction of inspection ratings challenged


    Only 69 providers challenged final ratings awarded by the CQC from 10,840 inspections Three hospital trusts received changes in service ratings after review, but none had overall rating altered 51 primary medical services inspections were challenged, but only five have had ratings changed Only a

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    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every rating in the

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    HSJ Local

    Trust plans night time A&E closure after reaching 'crisis point'


    United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust to make a decision on temporary reduction of opening hours of Grantham A E department Trust says services have reached “crisis point” and “patients may be put at risk if we don’t act” Royal College of Emergency Medicine says trust was in an “increasingly