All NHS Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford CCG articles – Page 2

  • Caroline Rassell
    HSJ Local

    Success regime CCGs appoint single chief


    The five clinical commissioning groups in the mid and south Essex success regime area have appointed a single lead accountable officer.

  • map of london

    CCGs in legal directions lose commissioning responsibilities


    Five clinical commissioning groups have been given legal directions by NHS England this month – two of which have been ordered to stop commissioning all acute services.

  • News

    Mapped: Cash-strapped CCGs fail to hit spending standard


    Commissioners in deficit or under financial pressure are less likely to meet mental health investment standard, new research finds Royal College of Psychiatrists analysis is based on FOI requests to all 209 CCGs The number of CCGs failing to raise mental health budgets each year by the same percentage ...

  • ballot_box
    HSJ Local

    Election candidate calls for minor injuries unit closure and land sale


    Conservative candidate calls for MIU to be closed and land sold off Jackie Doyle-Price said new facilities would need to be put in place before any closure Move would be controversial in area already set to consult on major A&E restructure A Conservative election candidate in Essex has ...

  • Breast cancer radiology
    HSJ Local

    Cancer services hit by raft of senior resignations


    Three senior oncology resignations create ‘significant risk’ at Mid Essex The three Essex acute trusts launch wider review of cancer provision across their health economy Trust has ‘stabilised’ service in ‘the short term with agency locums’ A general hospital’s oncology department has been hit by three senior resignations ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Hospital group launches review over 'higher than expected' mortality


    South Essex trusts launch mortality review to address ‘higher than expected’ rates Basildon also carries out review following ‘sustained rise’ since 2014-15 ‘nadir’ Group MD ‘not concerned’ by Basildon rise, but warns group improvement will ‘take time’ Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” model to run ...

  • essex county hall

    NHS England orders CCGs to join forces in 'success regime' area


    NHS England has formally intervened in one of the three success regime areas, ordering its clinical commissioning groups to pool functions and create a single plan.

  • Southend pier

    GP quality: Best and worst CCGs in the Midlands and East


    Poor quality GP surgeries scattered across the Midlands and East region, with the worst three performing CCGs in Essex, Nottinghamshire, and Lincolnshire Three neighbouring CCGs in south Essex appear in the 10 CCGs with the highest percentage of inadequate or requires improvement CQC ratings Nottingham West outstrips all other ...

  • Nick Hulme

    STP to appoint new chair


    Suffolk STP footprint searching for chair days before submission deadline for plans Nick Hulme to remain as STP’s senior responsible officer Chair deemed necessary in light of Mr Hulme’s role as chief executive of two trusts in the patch The Suffolk and north east Essex sustainability and transformation ...

  • Handshake
    HSJ Local

    South East trusts target April merger


    Two Essex mental health trusts set out merger timetable Organisation will have new name: Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust Trusts will discuss final business case in November before regulators scrutinise deal Two Essex mental health trusts are aiming to merge by April under a new name, according to ...

  • Value in Healthcare Awards trophy 2014

    HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled


    We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.

  • southend hospital

    Hospital shuts beds after CQC raises staffing ratio concerns


    Hospital forced into temporary bed closures after CQC raises concerns about staff shortages Trust also pledged “immediate action” on stroke services to ensure they are safe The trust is offering “golden handshake incentives” for newly qualified nurses in bid to secure more staff PERFORMANCE: Southend University Hospital Foundation ...

  • Southend Pier

    No plan to shut hospitals in Essex success regime


    No plans to close a hospital but downgrading of specialised and A&E units not ruled out System leaders set out six areas the Essex Success Regime will focus on Trusts to look at closer working and developing a more flexible workforce No hospitals will be closed across mid ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Search for Essex success regime leader relaunched


    System leaders launch second attempt to recruit permanent chair for Essex success regime NHS England regional team insists project has “not been delayed” as a result of the protracted appointment process Success regime has been downsized to focus on just central and south Essex System leaders have launched ...

  • 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 scale GP provider ...

  • Community nurse with patient
    HSJ Local

    Essex merger candidate faces £126m income drop


    South Essex Partnership University FT could see income fall below £200m within four years, review says Forecast drop would be the result of losing existing contracts up for renewal in coming years The trust is in merger talks but says it will not make a decision until late 2016 ...

  • Brain scan

    Clinicians raise concerns over IAPT as trusts set out merger drivers


    Clinicians in Essex are worried about commissioners’ plans to send patients previously referred to secondary mental health professionals to a less specialised service, the chief executive of one of the trusts involved has told HSJ.

  • Southend Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Monitor launches investigation into Southend's finances


    FINANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into the financial sustainability of Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust.

  • Basildon Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Basildon and Thurrock appoints new chair


    WORKFORCE: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed Nigel Beverley as its new chair.

  • Southend Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Essex trust heading for £7.8m deficit


    FINANCE: Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust is expected to post a deficit of £7.8m this financial year.