NHS Stafford and Surrounds CCG

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  • University Hospitals of North staffordshire Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    CCG leader appointed director of troubled STP

    2017-06-27T07:03:00Z

    Simon Whitehouse to be director of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent STP Mr Whitehouse was accountable officer for South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs Staffordshire STP has struggled to recruit a chair and North Midlands trust faces a £119m deficit this year A commissioning leader from the North

  • David Pearson
    HSJ Local

    Trust chair steps in to lead STP

    2017-05-24T12:00:00Z

    NHS England has appointed a community trust chair as interim leader for the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent sustainability and transformation partnership, following failure to recruit a permanent head since November.

  • Breast cancer radiology
    News

    Flagship £690m cancer procurement abandoned over financial fears

    2017-04-10T15:15:00Z

    Staffordshire CCGs unable to award £687m cancer prime provider contract Privately led consortium unable to convince CCGs the contract was financially viable Decision follows the collapse of the UnitingCare Partnership contract in 2015 A controversial tender for cancer services in Staffordshire

  • child in hospital
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    Children's lives put at risk at Stafford hospital, royal college warns

    2017-04-04T07:00:00Z

    Royal college review backs closure of children’s emergency centre Earlier review highlighted “potentially life threatening” management of cases Concerns follow a review in 2006 highlighting similar fears for safety Children’s lives were put at risk because of unsafe emergency services at Stafford

  • Mid_Stafford_hospital_sign
    HSJ Local

    Staffordshire still unsustainable after 'failed' Mid Staffs dissolution

    2017-04-04T07:00:00Z

    Staffordshire CCGs receiving £15m a year additional support from NHS England University Hospitals of North Midlands is forecasting a deficit of £100m in 2017-18 Trust special administration process described as a “failed experiment” and “zombie policy” NHS organisations in Staffordshire are

  • Mid_Stafford_hospital_sign
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    Emergency department to close as part of £245m savings plan

    2016-12-15T11:12:00Z

    Staffordshire STP outlines plans to close emergency department Savings of £245m will be made by 2021, including service closures STP aims to reduce A E admissions by 20 per cent An accident and emergency department will close in Staffordshire along with 100 community hospital beds, according

  • Breast cancer radiology
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    Private providers back on course to land £1.2bn deal

    2016-11-25T15:34:00Z

    Staffordshire CCGs to press ahead with £1.2bn cancer and end of life care contracts No stand alone NHS provider is bidding for either contract due to be awarded within months NHS England review prompted by collapse of Cambridgeshire’s £750m UnitingCare contract A major £1.2bn procurement for

  • University Hospitals of North staffordshire Foundation Trust
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    Exclusive: STP chair resigns before plan is published

    2016-11-25T12:54:00Z

    Staffordshire STP chairman John MacDonald has resigned The Staffordshire STP may be one of the last to be published and is expected to be revealed next month  Mr MacDonald, chairman of UHNM, said he wanted to focus on the “immediate challenges” facing the trust The leader of Staffordshire’s

  • Money, cash and notes
    News

    Analysed: The CCGs with the biggest overspends

    2016-11-25T07:00:00Z

    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.

  • Magnifying glass
    News

    NHS England to investigate £1.2bn Staffordshire contracts following Cambridgeshire failure

    2016-04-06T17:30:00Z

    NHS England confirms second stage review of UnitingCare contract failure NHS England to investigate roles of CCG, its advisers and the DH Staffordshire contracts will be among those also reviewed NHS England will investigate two contentious contract tenders as part of the follow-up to last week’s