All NHS North East Lincolnshire CCG articles – Page 2

  • baby
    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 after regulators raised the ...

  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Second Keogh review trust goes back in special measures


    One of the original Keogh review special measures trusts, United Lincolnshire, rated inadequate Concerns raised about quality, safety, leadership and governance Trust waiting for health secretary’s decision on plans for A&E reconfiguration United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has become the second of the original 11 trusts placed in special ...

  • cyber security

    Cyber attack trust reveals details of ransomware virus


    Northern Lincolnshire and Goole FT says it was hit by ransomware Trust confirmed it did not pay a ransom as a result of cyber attack Claims the virus entered the trust’s network through a USB stick “have no grounding in fact”, trust director says The cyber attack experienced ...

  • Grantham Hospital
    HSJ Local

    A&E could be downgraded to 'urgent care centre-plus'


    United Lincolnshire chief executive says trust wants to reopen unit 24/7 but suggested it could lose services One option is for Grantham to become an “urgent care centre-plus” Trust announced “temporary” night time A&E closure was being extended until “at least” February The chief executive of the trust ...

  • Alan Johnson
    HSJ Local

    STP sets publication date after MPs appeal for openness


    Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.

  • Hospital corridor
    HSJ Local

    Follow-ups for 20,000 patients delayed at 'serious incident' trust


    A serious incident has been declared at a struggling foundation trust for the second time in 12 months after more than 20,000 outpatients were overdue follow-up appointments.

  • Waiting room

    Analysis: CCGs with biggest increases and decreases in GP access


    Bexley CCG sees biggest increase in patients unable to get GP appointments Most improved group on access to appointments was Slough CCG Recruitment cited as most common problem by CCGs HSJ analysis has identified the clinical commissioning groups with greatest improvements and biggest declines in patient access to ...

  • Woman with clipboard
    HSJ Local

    FT hits out at CQC after hospital rated 'inadequate'


    CQC found A&E, outpatients and surgical services at Scunthorpe General Hospital had “either not improved or had deteriorated since our last inspection” Trust chief executive “extremely disappointed” Chair says “a number of aspects of the inspection have given us cause for concern” Bosses at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole ...

  • Nottingham Tram
    HSJ Local

    East Midlands trusts to share chair


    APPOINTMENT: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed Dean Fathers as its new chair.

  • inspection

    CQC’s first assessment of whole health economy released


    CQC finds quality of providers in north Lincolnshire “broadly in line” with national average but health outcomes worse “Financial sustainability” of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole FT and clinical recruitment identified as problems Report is CQC’s first “place based” assessment of care quality The Care Quality Commission has published ...

  • GP

    Primary care funding: the risers and fallers


    Four CCG areas will see primary care fund increase by more than 10 per cent Islington to get the largest increase next year Forty areas will see real terms cuts to their primary care budgets in 2017-18 Explore the data Four clinical commissioning group areas will see a ...

  • Operating theatre light
    HSJ Local

    Trust to carry out £2m theatre upgrade


    FINANCE: Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Foundation Trust is to refurbish two of it trauma and orthopaedics theatres as part of a £1.9m programme of changes.

  • 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 ...

  • Jeremy Hunt

    New ratings will not lead to better commissioning, say CCG leaders


    The majority of clinical commissioning group leaders do not believe proposed ratings for CCGs will lead to better commissioning and standards of services, the latest HSJ CCG Barometer has found.

  • Map

    CCGs could pick 'min' or 'max' roles under NHS England strategy


    NHS England has begun a commissioning strategy programme It will seek to define CCGs’ roles in “accountable care systems” Seeks to create “place based commissioning” bringing together acute, primary and specialised Purchaser/provider split will become “thinner and less defined” Clinical commissioning groups could decide between having a “minimal” ...

  • HSJ Local

    Lincs acute trust appoints chief nurse


    WORKFORCE: Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust has appointed Tara Filby as chief nurse, it has announced.

  • Charity pot
    HSJ Local

    Charitable funds pay for trust’s breast cancer imaging system


    FINANCE: A £70,000 imaging system has been installed in operating theatres at Scunthorpe Hospital to allow surgeons to X-ray breast tissue during operations.

  • Dave West

    This is the chance to stem GP leaders' frustration


    Despite the share of health spending in general practice falling

  • GP

    Analysis: GP share of NHS spending falls for third year


    The share of the total health budget spent on GP services fell for the third successive year in 2014-15, according to figures from annual accounts. This is despite national NHS leaders’ declared intention to expand primary care.

  • Peter Melton

    NHS Commissioning Assembly shut down


    The NHS Commissioning Assembly is to be closed down with immediate effect, HSJ has learned.