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  • Whitby in Yorkshire
    HSJ Local

    CCG risks NHS England intervention over deficit plan


    A clinical commissioning group could face action from NHS England after admitting it is facing a £4m deficit and will miss its breakeven control total this financial year.

  • Kent
    HSJ Local

    Commissioners ask neighbouring CCG to give back £3m


    A clinical commissioning group that gave a neighbouring CCG £3m at the start of the financial year has asked for its money back after running into financial problems.

  • finance
    HSJ Local

    NHS England loses secret contract dispute with teaching trust


    NHS England attempted to keep secret the loss of a contract dispute with a teaching hospital trust, fearing it would encourage other challenges, HSJ can reveal.

  • Kettering general hospital

    Hospital, CCG and GP consolidation mooted by STP


    Northamptonshire STP says there is potential to move to a “single commissioning organisation” across regional boundaries “Fundamental review” of estates proposed as part of aim to create “single model” of acute care STP aiming for £116m of savings from decommissioning services, CIP and QIPP

  • HSJ Local

    Commissioners may make 'controversial' cuts to break even


    Herts Valleys CCG reported £6.1m deficit at the end of August and is now considering decommissioning or cutting services to break even Care packages, IVF and OTC prescriptions all under review CCG failing on QIPP scheme and 40 per cent behind schedule by the end of August Herts Valleys Clinical

  • Piles of pound coins

    CCG efficiency target up 50 per cent


    NHS England admits commissioner plans will be “inherently riskier” than in previous years Last year CCGs delivered QIPP savings of 2 per cent (£1.9bn), falling short of target National body is planning for “financial balance” in 2016-17, compared to £599m underspend in 2015-16 The financial

  • Financial spreadsheets
    HSJ Local

    Surrey CCGs braced for deficits over £20m


    FINANCE: Two Surrey clinical commissioning groups are set to end the 2015-16 financial year with deficits totalling over £50m.

  • York
    HSJ Local

    Three NHS executives hired to transform struggling CCG


    PERFORMANCE: Three senior NHS executives have been drafted in to support the development of recovery plans at an under pressure CCG after it was put into turnaround.

  • Illustraion showing NHS in a vice

    CCG efficiency targets rise sharply as financial squeeze spreads


    CCG QIPP targets up by more than 25 per cent in a year Efficiency requirement shows financial squeeze is spreading beyond provider sector Highest QIPP targets linked to CCGs in deficit Many plans still relying on A E activity reduction Clinical commissioning groups’ efficiency targets have

  • London streets

    London CCG could defy NHS England on QIPP demands


    A London clinical commissioning group is considering whether it should refuse to make more primary care quality, innovation, productivity and prevention savings demanded by NHS England by the end of the year.