NHS Slough CCG

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  • Stoke-on-Trent

    Revealed: The new CCG ratings


    Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework.

  • Human hip

    Revealed: More older people waiting in pain for urgent hip operations


    More older patients are waiting too long in hospital before treatment for painful and crippling hip fractures, new data reveals, potentially undermining “compassion and dignity” for patients.

  • Informal group meeting

    Significant savings from mental and physical health integration pioneers


    Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.

  • Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

    Seven more CCGs approved to merge in nationwide shake-up


    NHS England has approved clinical commissioning mergers in a further two areas, bringing together seven more CCGs.

  • Ascot horse racing

    GP quality: The best and worst areas in the South


    Borders of Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey have the majority of worst CQC rated GP surgeries Almost a third of surgeries in South Reading require improvement or rated inadequate South East England an enclave for GP surgeries rated outstanding East Berkshire and bordering areas in Hampshire and

  • wheelchair

    Thousands of disabled people forced to wait months for wheelchairs


    Between October and December, 21 per cent of children and 15 per cent of adults waited more than 19 weeks for wheelchairs to be delivered Waiting times of nine weeks-plus for wheelchair prescription and then delivery Longest waits for those with high or specialist needs for prescriptions ...

  • Prison

    Former NHS manager jailed for fraud for second time


    Former NHS manager Conrad de Souza jailed for 17 months after admitting six counts of fraud NHS Protect says he took “extraordinarily large risks to win back power, prestige and financial rewards” He lied about qualifications, previous convictions and his employment record when applying for jobs

  • 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

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    Ambitious patient record sharing project secures IT partner


    Connected Care project appoints IT integration specialists Project aims to share care records across seven CCG areas with 855,000 population Commissioners say shared record will drive “transformational” change Commissioners have brought in a specialist IT firm to integrate all the patient care

  • Doctors meeting

    CCGs to use primary care powers to develop new care models


    The first clinical commissioning groups to be given control of their the primary care budgets have said they will use their new powers to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View’s new models of care and scale up GP services, HSJ has learnt.