NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG – Page 3

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    HSJ Local

    Sandwiches withdrawn from trust with cash flow problems


    Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has asked some external suppliers to accept later payments, which has prompted a sandwich firm to withdraw its products Trust has a cash shortfall of more than £8m, so will seek to delay payments until next year The DH introduced new restrictions ...

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    HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed


    The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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    Analysed: The CCGs with the biggest overspends


    Four of the five most overspent clinical commissioning groups so far in 2016-17 are in the West Midlands, but most still expect to recover their positions by March.

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    HSJ Local

    Trust suspends services at two maternity units


    Trust stops services at midwife led units in Ludlow and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Royal Shrewsbury Hospital running some services without hand washing, hot water and heating facilities Normal 0 ...

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    HSJ Local

    Special measures CCG must 'think the unthinkable' to avoid £31m deficit


    Shropshire CCG reports £12.2m deterioration from plan in first four months of the year Legacy debts and acute provider overspends are largest cost pressures CCG faces a year-end deficit of £31m if it fails to make sufficient savings Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group is facing a ...

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    16 CCGs launch integrated NHS 111 and urgent care services


    Sixteen West Midlands CCGs launch integrated NHS 111 and out of hours service Care UK to deliver NHS 111 services across the region Seven urgent care providers have formed an alliance agreement to integrate with 111 services Patients can access social care through new 111 service ...

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    NHS England forecasting first ever overspend


    Overall commissioning budget forecast to be overspent for the first time There was a £599m underspend in 2015-16, which helped DH avoid a formal parliamentary process to ask for more money CCGs reported a combined £57m overspend for the first quarter of the financial year ...

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    Expert Briefing

    The Commissioner: Who wants to be a combined authority?


    What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable weekly insight for commissioners, by Dave West

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    HSJ Local

    Special measures CCG placed in NHS England 'directions'


    Shropshire CCG placed in NHS England “directions” David Evans, accountable officer of Telford and Wrekin CCG, to lead both groups CCGs will remain separate but Mr Evans authorised to develop “joint management team” for both organisations Shropshire CCG forecast £10.9m deficit and has been in special ...

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    Trust's poor culture and defensive attitude criticised after baby death


    Independent report heavily criticises culture and defensiveness at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust Kate Stanton-Davies died in March 2009 after failings at Ludlow midwifery led unit The trust to hold an extraordinary board meeting to discuss the report’s findings A hospital trust’s poor safety culture ...

  • Julian Povey
    HSJ Local

    Special measures CCG appoints first GP chair


    Shropshire CCG appoints first clinical chair Challenged commissioner also begins process to recruit substantive accountable officer Organisation was first CCG to be placed in special measures following financial problems WORKFORCE: Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed Julian Povey as its chair.

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    Exclusive: Baby death investigation uncovers systemic failings at trust


    New investigation exposes how vital documents never existed and policies were out of date Midwives routinely ignored policies and guidelines as part of the “culture” in midwifery led unit Trust to review historical incidents and deaths to ensure no wider problems A midwife who retrospectively ...

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    HSJ Local

    Controversial out of hours shake-up faces delay


    Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin CCGs expected to extend GP out of hours service after public opposes tender plans Commissioners say changes needed to comply with NHS England standards for commissioning integrated urgent care Regional out of hours services have not been subject to competition for 20 ...

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    HSJ Local

    Thousands of patients adrift on specialist trust waiting lists


    Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt FT has identified 14,500 follow-up patients beyond their due date More than 1,200 planned patients had no date or a date that had been missed Monitor to appoint improvement director to oversee recovery plan PATIENT SAFETY: Thousands of patients at ...

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    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 ...

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    HSJ Local

    First CCG is placed in special measures


    Shropshire CCG placed in special measures Group will have to agree new 2015-16 forecast financial outturn No legal directions placed on CCG PERFORMANCE: Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has become the first CCG placed in special measures by NHS England.

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    HSJ Local

    Shropshire GPs have ‘no capacity’ to take on rural urgent care work


    RECONFIGURATION: GP leaders in Shropshire have raised fears that a proposed reorganisation of emergency care in the region would see an increase in GP workloads for which they say there is no more capacity.

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    Revealed: London CCGs dominate requests for consultancy spending over £50k


    More than half of permissions sought by CCGs for consultancy spending of over £50,000 from London No requests rejected by NHS England as of October Explore the data More than half of the requests from clinical commissioning groups for management consultancy contracts worth more than ...

  • Kate Stanton-Davies and her mother

    Exclusive: NHS England U-turn over national midwifery audit


    NHS England reverses decision to keep national midwifery investigations audit secret Decision follows criticism from the parents of baby Kate Stanton-Davies who died in March 2009 Review of her death highlighted multiple failings and similarities with Morecambe Bay NHS England has reversed a decision to ...

  • Caron Morton
    HSJ Local

    Shropshire CCG chief resigns


    WORKFORCE: Caron Morton has resigned as accountable officer of Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group.