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  • Hinchingbrooke Hospital

    Monitor 'pushing hard for Hinchingbrooke merger by April 2017'


    Regulator “pushing hard” for Peterborough and Stamford to acquire Hinchingbrooke Concerns raised about speed at which Monitor wants a deal done for the two financially challenged trusts Monitor’s timetable could lead to “rushed and acrimonious” merger, says senior source Local MP has opposed idea of merger ...

  • Neil Modha
    HSJ Local

    Join up scrutiny to avoid another UnitingCare, says CCG lead


    Join up scrutiny of CCGs and providers to get more “holistic” picture, says Cambridgeshire CCG lead Neil Modha’s comments follow publication of audit into how £725m flagship deal collapsed Dr Modha says CCG gave NHS England “all the information” about UnitingCare deal before it went live ...

  • Crispin Dowler
    Expert Briefing

    Following the Money: The nastiest hazards facing finance directors


    HSJ ’s new weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings, and efforts to get the health service back in the black

  • Cambridge

    CCGs could face tighter scrutiny when tendering big contracts


    NHS England probe into UnitingCare collapse likely to recommend “proactive assurance” around large contracts Regional director suggested the £725m deal structure was too complicated NHS England probe will give a “definitive answer” on Strategic Projects Team’s role in the deal Monitor director says regulator wanted more ...

  • Older woman drinking water

    Revealed: Failed Cambridgeshire provider asked for £34m bailout after just one month


    Audit of older people’s contract details £34m dispute one month after go-live UnitingCare planned to negotiate on income after the contract was awarded Significant shortcomings in the tender process identified Advisers from Strategic Projects Team failed to secure guarantees from winning bidders The controversial ...

  • Jim mackey

    Jim Mackey warns against 'trendy' transformation plans


    STP plans must not rely on new organisational models, says Jim Mackey He cites collapsed £800m contract as example of what not to do Leaders selected to head up STPs by local areas may also be changed Local NHS organisations have been warned against building ...

  • Cambridge
    HSJ Local

    Prestigious teaching trust restricts access to heart service


    Cambridge University Hospitals temporarily restricts outpatient cardiology service for out of area patients Leaked letter says decision made to avoid “potential safety concerns” CUH cites increase in demand and staff shortages as reasons Waiting list for cardiology outpatient service rising by 50 patients a week ...

  • Deficit calculator

    ‘Grave concerns’ over CCG’s finances following £800m contract failure


    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG’s forecast for 2015-16 plummets from £4m surplus to £11m deficit Change follows collapse of £800m older people’s services contract CCG’s chief strategy officer has been seconded to Essex success regime role NHS England has raised “grave concerns” and demanded action on ...

  • Hinchingbrooke Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Hinchingbrooke fails to exit special measures


    Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust should remain in special measures, the Care Quality Commission has recommended.

  • Simon Stevens

    Stevens: £800m contract probe findings within eight weeks


    Inquiry into collapse of £800m older people’s services contract “very important moment for NHS” Simon Stevens commits to “a quick, targeted, thorough piece of work that everyone else will learn from” Health minister says it is “a matter of extreme concern” that contract lasted eight months ...

  • Stephen Bridge
    HSJ Local

    Papworth chief retires after 23 years in charge


    Stephen Bridge has been chief executive of the leading specialist trust since 1993 He cites growth and securing approval for new hospital site as main acheivements He will remain in post until later this year, most likely around April Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust chief executive ...

  • Lord Hunt

    Exclusive: Lord Hunt calls for NAO probe into collapsed £800m contract


    Lord Hunt calls for National Audit Office to investigate £800m contract failure Former Labour health spokesman also set to raise questions about other tenders advised on by the Strategic Projects Team Document shows Cambridgeshire contract was worth £725.5m – at the low end of range originally quoted ...

  • Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

    Exclusive: GP groups cover most of England but ‘lack ambition and priorities’


    Large scale GP provider groups operating in 82 per cent of England’s CCG areas There are 268 federations up and running, HSJ research suggests It is estimated that these organisations cover 41 million patients Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large ...

  • Peterborough_City_Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Cambridgeshire trusts to review ‘potential organisational form’


    Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals FT and Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust to carry out major review of their organisations The trusts will investigate what financial and clinical benefits can be achieved through more collaborative working Local MP raises concerns that the review could threaten the future of Hinchingbrooke ...

  • David prior

    NHS England to commission probe into £800m contract collapse


    NHS England to commission probe into Cambridgeshire contract collapse. The £800m contract was terminated just eight months into a five year deal. The investigation will scrutinise the role played by the Strategic Projects Team. NHS England is to commission an investigation into the dramatic collapse ...

  • Cambridge

    Demand for public probe into ‘calamitous’ £800m contract collapse


    Unison demands full public investigation into dramatic collapse of flagship contract The union is to press local commissioners for a meeting to discuss £800m older people’s services deal before Christmas Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG said it would carry out an internal review Unions have demanded ...

  • David Williams

    The Cambridgeshire contract fiasco must be explained


    It is troubling that neither commissioner nor provider has been able to explain the rapid collapse of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s £800m older people’s services contract, writes David Williams

  • Older woman with nurse

    Landmark £800m outcomes based contract collapses after eight months


    Major outcomes based contract collapses after being deemed ‘financially unsustainable’ £800m Cambridgeshire and Peterborough deal was one of the largest ever tendered by the NHS New older people’s service only went live in April NHS-owned ‘lead provider’ consortium will hand contract back to commissioners ...

  • Keith McNeil

    Addenbrooke's recovery could take 'years', warns McNeil


    Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s recently departed chief executive has warned he ‘does not know how the trust will cope’ this winter and that its problems could take years to address.

  • Keith McNeil
    HSJ Local

    Elite Shelford Group trust put into special measures


    Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in special measures after being given an overall rating of ‘inadequate’ by inspectors.