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  • Manchester tram
    HSJ Local

    Landmark merger creates largest CCG in the north


    Merger of North, South and Central Manchester CCGs approved by NHS England Ian Williamson confirmed as accountable officer New CCG will have a programme allocation of £785m in 2017-18 Detailed work to be carried out on the how many roles could be cut The ...

  • Manchester
    HSJ Local

    Major trust merger faces investigation


    The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into the planned merger of two large acute trusts in Manchester.

  • Signing paper

    Leading vanguards not ready to take on new GP contract


    Six “intensive” MCP sites working with NHS England have said they will not be close to signing new GP contract by April Manchester CCGs sign agreement with 91 GP practices to pursue MCP Modality Group to “hold ground” on partially integrated MCP model Whitstable MCP to ...

  • Manchester

    Regional review set to consider major overhaul of CCGs


    Leaders in Greater Manchester want to commission an independent review of the current commissioning arrangements in the region.

  • Jigsaw puzzle

    NHS England sets new rules for CCG mergers


    Clinical commissioning group mergers must create footprints that help deliver sustainability and transformation plans, and which are “future proofed” for the emergence of accountable care providers, under new NHS England guidance.

  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    Cancer surgery decision ends decade long dispute


    Salford Royal Foundation Trust has been chosen as the single site for some specialised cancer services in Greater Manchester, HSJ  understands.

  • HSJ Local

    Children face 'heart breaking' delays for dental surgery


    Children forced to wait up to a year for tooth extractions under general anaesthetic More than 1,500 children on the waiting list across all providers in Greater Manchester Dealing with the problems escalated to NHS England Leaders in Greater Manchester have drawn up plans to ...

  • Manchester tram
    HSJ Local

    Leaders of CCG trio commit to merger by April


    CCG leaders in Manchester committed to merger in 2017 Formal arrangement to be struck with Manchester City Council Plans mirror the merger of city’s hospitals The leaders of the three clinical commissioning groups for Manchester have committed to a formal merger by April 2017, according ...

  • Dr Gillian Fairfield
    HSJ Local

    Former Pennine Acute chief 'very sorry' for speed of turnaround


    Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust rated “inadequate” by the CQC following an inspection in February when Gillian Fairfield still led the trust It was also rated inadequate in the well led category, though the report noted staff were “very positive” about Dr Fairfield Dr Fairfield: “I am very ...

  • Parliament, policy, politician, government

    Ministers accused of 'preventing real NHS devolution'


    IPPR report accuses ministers of “preventing devolution” in the NHS Sadiq Khan reiterates his call for devolved health powers for London Welfare and justice should also be devolved so areas can address social determinants of health, report says Ministers have been accused of “preventing devolution ...

  • 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 ...

  • Manchester
    HSJ Local

    Manchester to launch single 'out of hospital provider' in April


    Health leaders in Manchester will aim to create a single provider of out of hospital services by April 2017 Two major teaching trusts will also aim to merge by the same date The aim is for GPs to be “contractually linked” to the new non-acute provider ...

  • Manchester central
    HSJ Local

    CCGs and council consider 'formal integration'


    STRUCTURE: A consultancy firm has been commissioned to consider the benefits of formally integrating Manchester’s three clinical commissioning groups and commissioners of social care services.

  • law
    HSJ Local

    CCGs halt service closure plan ahead of legal challenge


    CCGs stop closure of several mental health services ahead of judicial review The closures will be examined as part of a wider consultation Cuts were confirmed in March amid protests from local campaigners MENTAL HEALTH: Commissioners in Greater Manchester have halted the closure of several ...

  • Stockport
    HSJ Local

    Landmark reconfiguration held up by capital funding squeeze


    Healthier Together reconfiguration delayed due to constraints on capital funding The project in Greater Manchester requires £35m-£61m of capital funding, but only £3m has so far been confirmed Local leaders revisit implementation plan to “send clear message that commissioners are committed” FINANCE: Health leaders in ...

  • Manchester tram
    HSJ Local

    Single 'city-wide' trust proposed for Manchester


    Recommendation would mean a new trust running services currently provided at Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of South Manchester FT and North Manchester General Hospital. Sir Jonathan Michael rejected the idea of creating a “hospital chain”, which is the model being pursued by the acute ...

  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    Salford 'appears' favourite to be cancer surgery centre


    Commissioners favour Salford Royal as single site for upper gastrointestinal surgery Discussions continue over urology surgery Previous efforts to reconfigure both services have been highly contentious STRUCTURE: Commissioners in Greater Manchester are likely to choose Salford Royal Foundation Trust as the single site for some ...

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    North by North West: Will savings require job cuts?


    Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

  • Scanner
    HSJ Local

    Sweeping centralisation proposed for Manchester services


    RECONFIGURATION: Cardiac services in Manchester should be consolidated on one hospital site and several other specialities organised as “single services”, according to the initial findings of an independent review.

  • Manchester Tram
    HSJ Local

    A&E failure may trigger national intervention in Manchester devolution


    NHS England could intervene in devolution if performance on the headline A E target drops Several Greater Manchester trusts among worst in England for A E performance CCGs will not have to maintain a 1 per cent surplus individually Initial arrangements described as “synthetic” devolution ...