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    NHS England sets new rules for CCG mergers


    Clinical commissioning group mergers must create footprints that help deliver sustainability and transformation plans, and which are “future proofed” for the emergence of accountable care providers, under new NHS England guidance.

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    HSJ Local

    Cancer surgery decision ends decade long dispute


    Salford Royal Foundation Trust has been chosen as the single site for some specialised cancer services in Greater Manchester, HSJ  understands.

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    Children face 'heart breaking' delays for dental surgery


    Children forced to wait up to a year for tooth extractions under general anaesthetic More than 1,500 children on the waiting list across all providers in Greater Manchester Dealing with the problems escalated to NHS England Leaders in Greater Manchester have drawn up plans to ...

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    HSJ Local

    Leaders of CCG trio commit to merger by April


    CCG leaders in Manchester committed to merger in 2017 Formal arrangement to be struck with Manchester City Council Plans mirror the merger of city’s hospitals The leaders of the three clinical commissioning groups for Manchester have committed to a formal merger by April 2017, according ...

  • Dr Gillian Fairfield
    HSJ Local

    Former Pennine Acute chief 'very sorry' for speed of turnaround


    Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust rated “inadequate” by the CQC following an inspection in February when Gillian Fairfield still led the trust It was also rated inadequate in the well led category, though the report noted staff were “very positive” about Dr Fairfield Dr Fairfield: “I am very ...

  • Parliament, policy, politician, government

    Ministers accused of 'preventing real NHS devolution'


    IPPR report accuses ministers of “preventing devolution” in the NHS Sadiq Khan reiterates his call for devolved health powers for London Welfare and justice should also be devolved so areas can address social determinants of health, report says Ministers have been accused of “preventing devolution ...

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    Manchester to launch single 'out of hospital provider' in April


    Health leaders in Manchester will aim to create a single provider of out of hospital services by April 2017 Two major teaching trusts will also aim to merge by the same date The aim is for GPs to be “contractually linked” to the new non-acute provider ...

  • Manchester central
    HSJ Local

    CCGs and council consider 'formal integration'


    STRUCTURE: A consultancy firm has been commissioned to consider the benefits of formally integrating Manchester’s three clinical commissioning groups and commissioners of social care services.

  • law
    HSJ Local

    CCGs halt service closure plan ahead of legal challenge


    CCGs stop closure of several mental health services ahead of judicial review The closures will be examined as part of a wider consultation Cuts were confirmed in March amid protests from local campaigners MENTAL HEALTH: Commissioners in Greater Manchester have halted the closure of several ...

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    HSJ Local

    Single 'city-wide' trust proposed for Manchester


    Recommendation would mean a new trust running services currently provided at Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of South Manchester FT and North Manchester General Hospital. Sir Jonathan Michael rejected the idea of creating a “hospital chain”, which is the model being pursued by the acute ...

  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    Salford 'appears' favourite to be cancer surgery centre


    Commissioners favour Salford Royal as single site for upper gastrointestinal surgery Discussions continue over urology surgery Previous efforts to reconfigure both services have been highly contentious STRUCTURE: Commissioners in Greater Manchester are likely to choose Salford Royal Foundation Trust as the single site for some ...

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    Expert Briefing

    North by North West: Will savings require job cuts?


    Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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    HSJ Local

    Sweeping centralisation proposed for Manchester services


    RECONFIGURATION: Cardiac services in Manchester should be consolidated on one hospital site and several other specialities organised as “single services”, according to the initial findings of an independent review.

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    A&E failure may trigger national intervention in Manchester devolution


    NHS England could intervene in devolution if performance on the headline A E target drops Several Greater Manchester trusts among worst in England for A E performance CCGs will not have to maintain a 1 per cent surplus individually Initial arrangements described as “synthetic” devolution ...

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    Devo Manc leaders seek private investment for NHS


    Greater Manchester looking at non-NHS sources of funding due to the constraints on capital funds at the DH and NHS England “Exploratory discussions” with institutional investors will gauge appetite for creating private investment fund LIFT and PFI type schemes likely to be considered Council leaders ...

  • Sir Howard Bernstein

    Revealed: Leaders named for eight major STP patches


    Work to plan the five-year transformation of NHS services in two of England’s biggest cities is to be led by local authority chief executives, NHS England revealed this afternoon. 

  • Manchester devolution tapestry
    HSJ Local

    300 CSU staff to transfer to CCG


    About 300 support staff for Greater Manchester to move to Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group Option of transferring staff to another CSU rejected for fears it would undermine devolution project There have been at least 22 redundancies About 300 commissioning support staff for Greater Manchester are ...

  • Surgery equipment surgeon theatre
    HSJ Local

    Specialised cancer services shake-up in Greater Manchester


    Transformation team confirms plans to reduce the number of surgical centres for oesophago-gastric and urology cancers There are three OG surgery sites and five sites for urology cancer surgery NHS England previously announced plans to consolidate the services on two sites but failed to achieve a consensus ...

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    Manchester GPs could start ‘shadow’ voluntary contracts from April


    GPs could begin adopting shadow MCP type contracts in April Discussions around shadow contracts at advanced stage, HSJ understands GP federation chair says their work is influencing national contract discussions STUCTURE: Primary care providers across Greater Manchester could start operating population based contracts in ...

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    NHS England ‘tightly in control of the purse strings’ for devo Manc


    Details of the devolution arrangements for 2016-17 show key changes affecting specialised services Main changes involve budgets being delegated to a Greater Manchester chief officer, an employee of NHS England. Local leaders say arrangements are “consistent with what we set out to do by this point” ...