NHS Southend CCG – Page 3

  • John Oldham

    Capitated budgets are a good deal for long term conditions


    With the Year of Care capitation tariff attracting global interest, capitation budgets are becoming a mainstream need for seamless care of patients with long term conditions

  • Basildon Hospital

    Revealed: Funding for each success regime area


    Funding for success regimes largely spent on consultants, legal advice and establishing small core programme teams Sources tell HSJ funding is welcome but “modest” compared to challenges the areas face NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success ...

  • Prof David Fish

    Regulators warned over 'mixed messages' to success regime


    UCLPartners boss sets out concerns to Jim Mackey after experience with Essex success regime Sir David Fish cites unrealistic targets and insufficient central support for areas driving major reconfiguration Warns regulators that “old style” approaches would hamper collaboration However, he says he is “very impressed” with ...

  • Colchester Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Troubled trust to appoint new chief executive and chair


    HSJ understands CEO and chair from neighbouring Ipswich Hospital are to replace incumbents at Colchester The duo will retain their Ipswich roles, it is understood Move follows regulators announcing trusts were to form a new “long term partnership” If confirmed, Ipswich CEO would become fifth ...

  • Clare Panniker
    HSJ Local

    Top hospital chief takes on leadership of second trust


    Panniker becomes latest NHS chief to take over second trust She will become chief of both Basildon and Mid Essex Move follows other senior chief executives taking over leadership of other trusts STRUCTURE: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust’s well-regarded chief executive Clare Panniker ...

  • southend hospital

    Hospital shuts beds after CQC raises staffing ratio concerns


    Hospital forced into temporary bed closures after CQC raises concerns about staff shortages Trust also pledged “immediate action” on stroke services to ensure they are safe The trust is offering “golden handshake incentives” for newly qualified nurses in bid to secure more staff PERFORMANCE: Southend ...

  • Clare Panniker
    HSJ Local

    'Lead chief executive' of unprecedented trusts network revealed


    Clare Panniker will head new leadership team running three Essex trusts The financially challenged trusts have combined revenues of £840m Providers need to implement substantial reconfiguration of acute services The work is part of the mid and south Essex success regime Clare Panniker, the ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Mid and south Essex faces £216m deficit by 2019


    Projected deficit more than double the £94m forecast for 2015-16 System leaders insist health economy can be balanced by March 2019 Crucial details on service cuts yet to be finalised Mid and south Essex faces a £216m deficit by 2018-19, but system leaders insist the ...

  • Clare Panniker

    Three trusts could set up 'single leadership' team


    System leaders looking into the potential for three Essex trusts to establish “single leadership” team to run “group model” Back office and clinical support functions could be shared to cut costs The trusts are part of the Essex success regime Plans for three Essex trusts ...

  • Jim Mackey

    Mackey: Success regime not working fast enough


    Jim Mackey criticises pace of success regime programmes NHS Improvement board notes “short window” for statutory consultations around service change Chief executive stresses these are “once and for all” changes The chief executive of NHS Improvement has criticised the speed with which the success regime ...

  • Southend Pier

    No plan to shut hospitals in Essex success regime


    No plans to close a hospital but downgrading of specialised and A E units not ruled out System leaders set out six areas the Essex Success Regime will focus on Trusts to look at closer working and developing a more flexible workforce No hospitals will ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Search for Essex success regime leader relaunched


    System leaders launch second attempt to recruit permanent chair for Essex success regime NHS England regional team insists project has “not been delayed” as a result of the protracted appointment process Success regime has been downsized to focus on just central and south Essex System ...

  • Medical tray with syringe, pills and water

    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 ...

  • Brain scan

    Clinicians raise concerns over IAPT as trusts set out merger drivers


    Clinicians in Essex are worried about commissioners’ plans to send patients previously referred to secondary mental health professionals to a less specialised service, the chief executive of one of the trusts involved has told HSJ.

  • King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

    FT finance: Biggest spenders on private healthcare


    Foundation trusts spent more than £475m on sending patients to private and third sector providers in 2014-15 - a 43 per cent increase on the figure two years ago.

  • Computer and stethoscope

    Care.data opt out ignored by commissioners, campaigners claim


    Patients who opted out from having their GP records shared as part of the Care.data programme have been ignored by commissioners behind a pilot scheme in Southend, privacy campaigners have claimed.

  • Southend Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Monitor launches investigation into Southend's finances


    FINANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into the financial sustainability of Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust.

  • Southend Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Essex trust heading for £7.8m deficit


    FINANCE: Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust is expected to post a deficit of £7.8m this financial year.

  • Stethescope doctor clinician equipment
    HSJ Local

    Trust starts second push to tackle non-attendance


    PERFORMANCE: Almost one in four South Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust patients failed to attend a first appointment with a consultant in January.

  • Ian Dodge

    Commissioners brace for key ruling on patient data access


    Southend Clinical Commissioning Group has made a crucial submission to the Confidentiality Advisory Group which NHS England hopes will help overcome a major barrier to integrating health and social care.