NHS Southend CCG – Page 2

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    Revealed: 'NHS Airbnb' could have launched as early as December


    Plans to pilot a controversial care model with private households renting spare rooms to NHS patients post discharge could have gone live from as early as December and are not dead in the water, HSJ understands.

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    'Carebnb' trust U-turns on controversial care plan


    The trust involved in a controversial plan to send discharged patients to private spare rooms, under an Airbnb style model, has now said it has “no intention…to support the pilot at this time”.

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    Exclusive: Airbnb style company bids to place NHS patients in spare rooms


    Members of the public with no care experience are being offered up to £1,000 a month to rent spare rooms to patients after they are discharged from hospital, under an Airbnb style model to be piloted by the NHS.

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    HSJ Local

    Success regime CCGs appoint single chief


    The five clinical commissioning groups in the mid and south Essex success regime area have appointed a single lead accountable officer.

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    CCGs in legal directions lose commissioning responsibilities


    Five clinical commissioning groups have been given legal directions by NHS England this month – two of which have been ordered to stop commissioning all acute services.

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    HSJ Local

    Local leaders row back on A&E downgrade plans


    NHS leaders in Essex have dropped plans for a “blanket” redirection of all blue light ambulances from two of the area’s hospitals to Basildon following a backlash from residents and clinicians.

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    HSJ Local

    Election candidate calls for minor injuries unit closure and land sale


    Conservative candidate calls for MIU to be closed and land sold off Jackie Doyle-Price said new facilities would need to be put in place before any closure Move would be controversial in area already set to consult on major A E restructure A Conservative election ...

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    HSJ Local

    Cancer services hit by raft of senior resignations


    Three senior oncology resignations create ‘significant risk’ at Mid Essex The three Essex acute trusts launch wider review of cancer provision across their health economy Trust has ‘stabilised’ service in ‘the short term with agency locums’ A general hospital’s oncology department has been hit by ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Hospital group launches review over 'higher than expected' mortality


    South Essex trusts launch mortality review to address ‘higher than expected’ rates Basildon also carries out review following ‘sustained rise’ since 2014-15 ‘nadir’ Group MD ‘not concerned’ by Basildon rise, but warns group improvement will ‘take time’ Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” ...

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    HSJ Local

    New merger trust sets out five year savings plan


    New Essex mental health provider must deliver £43m of savings over next five years Essex Partnership University FT focusing on back office shake-up ahead of major service reconfiguration Trust has a £8.6m control total for 2017-18 Essex’s new mental health provider trust must deliver £43m ...

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    NHS England orders CCGs to join forces in 'success regime' area


    NHS England has formally intervened in one of the three success regime areas, ordering its clinical commissioning groups to pool functions and create a single plan.

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    HSJ Local

    Trust merger confirmed to go live next month


    South Essex Partnership University and North Essex Partnership University foundation trusts have had their long awaited merger approved.

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    GP quality: Best and worst CCGs in the Midlands and East


    Poor quality GP surgeries scattered across the Midlands and East region, with the worst three performing CCGs in Essex, Nottinghamshire, and Lincolnshire Three neighbouring CCGs in south Essex appear in the 10 CCGs with the highest percentage of inadequate or requires improvement CQC ratings Nottingham West outstrips ...

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    HSJ Local

    Merger trusts set course for 'significant' service changes


    Essex mental health trusts plan huge shake-up if merger goes ahead First year would focus on governance changes and back office cuts Trusts hope new clinical model could be in place in April 2018 Two Essex mental health trusts set to merge in April ...

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    HSJ Local

    Success regime will not solve region's problems, warn senior medics


    Essex success regime proposals will not address workforce or sustainability problems, warn senior medics East of England Clinical Senate said a “bolder” plan and extended timescale is needed Success regime said it was “delighted” the senate agreed with its “direction of travel” Plans for a ...

  • Clare Panniker
    HSJ Local

    Chief executive set to take over third trust


    Basildon trust chief executive Clare Panniker poised to take over at Southend Current chief stepping down “in recognition” of need for “single executive team” across the trusts Southend board must still sign off the appointment Ms Panniker also runs Mid Essex trust and the leadership team ...

  • Mobile phone

    Exclusive: Vanguard hospital to trial private GP app provider


    Yeovil trust signs up to trial with app firm providing virtual GP consultations App to be offered free to trust staff, but if trial is successful it could roll out to NHS patients Some GPs are “anxious” but trust pledges to work “hand in hand” with doctors ...

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    HSJ Local

    Trust declares first A&E 'critical incident' in several years


    Basildon takes ’very unusual step’ due to lack of beds for new admissions Trust forced to ’cancel significant amounts’ of elective work Move follows similar action taken at nearby Southend just weeks earlier Basildon hospital was forced to call its first internal critical incident in ...

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    First digital health providers inspected by CQC


    CQC publishes first pilot inspections of digital GP providers Full primary care digital provider inspections to begin next April NHS is seeking to push significant number of GP contacts to digital channels Former Circle chief Ali Parsa’s new venture Babylon one of first to get green ...

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    HSJ Local

    South East trusts target April merger


    Two Essex mental health trusts set out merger timetable Organisation will have new name: Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust Trusts will discuss final business case in November before regulators scrutinise deal Two Essex mental health trusts are aiming to merge by April under a new ...