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  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    A&E closures not ruled out in troubled STP patch

    2016-10-06T15:28:00Z

    “Differing views” over which back office services in Hereford and Worcestershire footprint should be protected Dermatology services in Worcestershire deemed financially unsustainable Emergency department closures not ruled out Potential for shared pathology and pharmacy services between acute

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    HSJ Local

    CCGs consider sweeping restrictions to plug £25m hole

    2016-03-18T14:35:00Z

    Redditch and Bromsgrove, South Worcestershire and Wyre Forest CCGs seek feedback on service cuts Proposals include restricting access to hearing aids, sterilisation and treatments for patients with “unhealthy lifestyles” CCGs say savings needed to fill £25m funding gap next year FINANCE: A group

  • Generic bacteria dish
    HSJ Local

    More bugs found in hospital's endoscopy unit

    2016-02-19T10:27:00Z

    Bacteria found in rinse water from endoscope decontamination machines, which were identified by the trust as “overdue for replacement” Procedures were temporarily shifted to different hospital while equipment was cleaned Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust says no patients have been infected

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Worcestershire hospital reforms approved by trust and CCGs

    2016-02-05T10:43:00Z

    STRUCTURE: A long running West Midlands reconfiguration has moved a step closer to being implemented after proposals were backed by the affected trust and its main commissioners.

  • A river in Worcester
    HSJ Local

    Worcestershire CCGs ink three year commissioning support deal

    2016-02-04T07:00:00Z

    Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit wins contract to provide services to Worcestershire’s CCGs Three year contract worth £5.6m Tender awarded through NHS England’s lead provider framework COMMERCIAL: Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit has been named as the preferred

  • Simon hairsnape
    HSJ Local

    Worcestershire chief to take over in Herefordshire

    2016-01-29T16:20:00Z

    Chief officer of two Worcestershire CCGs is seconded to lead Herefordshire CCG for two years Latest in a series of management changes in Worcestershire Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG has been placed into turnaround by NHS England   WORKFORCE: Two Worcestershire clinical commissioning groups have been

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust chair to step down

    2016-01-08T09:53:00Z

    Harry Turner to step down as chair of troubled Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust Decision to leave prompted by wish to see “long term” stability for special measures provider Mr Turner oversaw controversial reconfiguration plans of services between trust sites WORKFORCE: The chair of a West

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    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 ...

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    ‘Inadequate’ Worcestershire trust placed in special measures

    2015-12-02T00:01:00Z

    Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust in special measures after CQC rates it “inadequate” “Urgent” improvements needed in staffing levels, governance, investigation of clinical incidents and culture Reliance on locum staff renders some services “fragile” PERFORMANCE: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals

  • Savings must be found without any additional transitional finance to help establish new services
    HSJ Local

    West Midlands CCG enters financial recovery

    2015-11-23T13:19:00Z

    Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG initiates financial recovery process Commissioner fears it will not meet planned 1 per cent year-end surplus Normal 0 false false false

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    CCG chair fears maternity closure may be permanent

    2015-11-10T14:23:00Z

    CCG chair has “very significant concern” suspension of maternity services at Alexandra Hospital could become permanent Jonathan Wells has written to arm’s length bodies requesting “external support” to reverse closure Removal of inpatient maternity services from Alexandra Hospital a key component

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: 11 patients infected in ‘unsafe’ endoscopy unit

    2015-10-08T07:00:00Z

    An ‘unsafe’ endoscopy unit at a West Midlands trust has resulted in 11 patients acquiring infections, HSJ can reveal.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Worcestershire trust faces £58m deficit

    2015-09-17T12:39:00Z

    FINANCE: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust has revealed it is facing ending the year with a £58m deficit if drastic action is not taken to improve its financial position.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Acute referrals to Worcestershire trust suspended

    2015-09-10T11:27:00Z

    PERFORMANCE: Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group has asked GPs to stop referring patients to Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust in an effort to reduce its ‘unmanageable’ outpatient waiting time backlog.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Two more directors off sick for months at troubled trust

    2015-08-17T12:42:00Z

    WORKFORCE: Two directors at a struggling acute trust have been off sick since at least May – the same period of sick leave as the former chief executive who resigned last month, HSJ has learned.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    West Midlands acute chief resigns

    2015-07-27T15:17:00Z

    WORKFORCE: The chief executive of a struggling West Midlands acute trust has resigned with immediate effect.

  • NHS 111
    HSJ Local

    Interim provider chosen to deliver NHS 111 service

    2015-07-09T17:29:00Z

    COMMERCIAL: A 111 service in the West Midlands will be provided in the interim by an urgent care and GP out of hours provider, Vocare, to replace West Midlands Ambulance Service.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Worcestershire shake-up gets green light amid A&E concerns

    2015-06-19T07:00:00Z

    STRUCTURE: Reconfiguration of acute services in Worcestershire will go ahead after receiving the green light from the West Midlands Clinical Senate.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    CQC takes ‘urgent action’ against West Midlands trust

    2015-05-15T11:20:00Z

    PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission has taken ‘urgent action’ against Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust following an unannounced inspection of its accident and emergency services.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    TDA appoints improvement director at troubled West Midlands trust

    2015-05-06T12:47:00Z

    PERFORMANCE: The NHS Trust Development Authority has appointed an improvement director in an attempt to turn around a West Midlands trust beset by problems in its accident and emergency department.