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  • Hospital beds
    News

    Controversial ‘CareBnB’ firm returns to launch new trial

    2018-03-01T00:01:00Z

    The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge.

  • Paul gaudin
    Comment

    The back story of the former bagel mogul behind ‘Care BnB’

    2018-03-01T00:01:00Z

    The CareRooms concept occurred to me after spending the last 25 years in healthcare and being a long term carer for my father, who died in 2016. But I started off selling bagels. By CareRooms chief executive Paul Gaudin

  • Prostate cancer cells
    News

    Analysis: The areas struggling most with cancer targets

    2018-01-24T06:00:00Z

    Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.

  • Call centre
    HSJ Local

    Extra costs for CCGs after NHS England pauses procurement

    2017-08-30T06:00:00Z

    Commissioners in two counties have incurred extra costs after NHS England delayed their procurement for an NHS 111 and out of hours GP service.

  • Basildon Hospital
    News

    Hospital group launches review over 'higher than expected' mortality

    2017-05-22T07:00:00Z

    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” ...

  • Sally_Morris
    HSJ Local

    New merger trust sets out five year savings plan

    2017-05-04T11:10:00Z

    New Essex mental health provider must deliver £43m of savings over next five years Essex Partnership University FT focusing on back office shake-up ahead of major service reconfiguration Trust has a £8.6m control total for 2017-18 Essex’s new mental health provider trust must deliver £43m ...

  • Lance mc carthy2
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust appoints successor to Phil Morley

    2017-04-27T16:00:00Z

    Former Hinchingbrooke chief executive succeeds controversial chief at special measures trust Lance McCarthy led Hinchingbrooke out of special measures before its merger with Peterborough Princess Alex was rated inadequate and placed in special measures last year Troubled Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has appointed a successor ...

  • reconfiguration_puzzle
    HSJ Local

    Merger trusts set course for 'significant' service changes

    2017-03-03T07:00:00Z

    Essex mental health trusts plan huge shake-up if merger goes ahead First year would focus on governance changes and back office cuts Trusts hope new clinical model could be in place in April 2018 Two Essex mental health trusts set to merge in April ...

  • Nick Hulme
    News

    STP to appoint new chair

    2016-10-18T10:42:00Z

    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

    2016-10-04T07:00:00Z

    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 ...

  • Nick Hulme
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust’s problems 'worse than I thought', says new chief

    2016-07-25T07:00:00Z

    Colchester “doesn’t feel like an organisation that has control of its day to day functioning”, says new chief executive Nick Hulme says he expects merger with Ipswich over the next 18 months to two years Merger timetable slowed considerably because of extent of care quality and performance ...

  • Basildon Hospital
    News

    Revealed: Funding for each success regime area

    2016-06-24T07:00:00Z

    Funding for success regimes largely spent on consultants, legal advice and establishing small core programme teams Sources tell HSJ funding is welcome but “modest” compared to challenges the areas face NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success ...

  • Colchester Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Troubled trust to appoint new chief executive and chair

    2016-05-17T10:00:00Z

    HSJ understands CEO and chair from neighbouring Ipswich Hospital are to replace incumbents at Colchester The duo will retain their Ipswich roles, it is understood Move follows regulators announcing trusts were to form a new “long term partnership” If confirmed, Ipswich CEO would become fifth ...

  • Colchester Hospital
    News

    Colchester told to partner with local trust or face failure regime

    2016-04-28T00:01:00Z

    Colchester trust told it risks being put in the failure regime, which could result in its liquidation CQC says its services are unsafe and patients are at risk of harm Regulators say trust must form a “long term partnership” with Ipswich to “secure services” CQC has ...

  • southend hospital
    News

    Hospital shuts beds after CQC raises staffing ratio concerns

    2016-03-21T15:25:00Z

    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 ...

  • Basildon Hospital
    News

    Mid and south Essex faces £216m deficit by 2019

    2016-03-03T10:51:00Z

    Projected deficit more than double the £94m forecast for 2015-16 System leaders insist health economy can be balanced by March 2019 Crucial details on service cuts yet to be finalised Mid and south Essex faces a £216m deficit by 2018-19, but system leaders insist the ...

  • Cambridge
    HSJ Local

    Prestigious teaching trust restricts access to heart service

    2016-03-01T11:29:00Z

    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 ...

  • Southend Pier
    News

    No plan to shut hospitals in Essex success regime

    2016-01-28T12:42:00Z

    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 ...

  • Medical tray with syringe, pills and water
    News

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

    2016-01-06T07:00:00Z

    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 ...

  • Community nurse with patient
    HSJ Local

    Essex merger candidate faces £126m income drop

    2015-12-16T11:11:00Z

    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 ...