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  • Wansbeck general hospital
    News

    Northumbria chief: NHS leaders should 'grasp the nettle' on reconfiguration

    2016-05-05T00:01:00Z

    Chief executive of outstanding rated trust says NHS leaders should “grasp the nettle” when it comes to reconfiguration David Evans: “Continuity” of Northumbria’s leadership key to CQC rating Says Jim Mackey “hugely” contributed to the success of the trust The chief executive of Northumbria Healthcare ...

  • Gillian Fairfield
    HSJ Local

    Trust leaders accused of focusing on 'institutional preservation'

    2016-04-27T16:44:00Z

    Sir Richard Leese said Pennine Acute’s business plan under previous management “prioritised institutional preservation” Manchester council is leading a review of hospital services in the city HSJ has previously highlighted tensions over the future of North Manchester General Hospital The leader of Manchester City Council ...

  • Hospital corridor
    News

    NHS England preparing guidance on hospital closures

    2016-04-27T07:00:00Z

    New guidance on how to handle the sudden closure of hospitals due to serious quality or safety concerns is being drawn up by NHS England.

  • Blood pathology
    HSJ Local

    Kent vascular services likely to be centralised

    2016-04-26T13:38:00Z

    STRUCTURE: Inpatient specialist vascular services in Kent are likely to move to one site following a review by NHS England.

  • Scanner
    HSJ Local

    Sweeping centralisation proposed for Manchester services

    2016-04-20T17:03:00Z

    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.

  • Community nurse
    HSJ Local

    Community services face shake-up as CCGs go solo

    2016-04-08T10:47:00Z

    RECONFIGURATION: Adult community services in Surrey face a shake-up next year with clinical commissioning groups choosing to work alone rather than commissioning across the county.

  • Man having tests on heart on hospital
    HSJ Local

    North East trusts set up reconfiguration alliance

    2016-03-17T11:28:00Z

    STRUCTURE: Two trusts in the North East have formed an alliance to press ahead with a reconfiguration of services.

  • Suzanne Rankin
    HSJ Local

    Surrey FTs merger halted for at least eight months

    2016-03-11T12:10:00Z

    STRUCTURE: The proposed merger between two Surrey trusts is likely to be delayed by at least eight months – and may not even happen in the way originally planned.

  • Missing piece of jigsaw - integration - integrated care
    HSJ Local

    Long awaited foundation trust merger delayed again

    2016-03-08T10:06:00Z

    Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals and the Royal Surrey County Hospital FTs pause merger process for second time Organisations had decided to go ahead with merger in January Trusts say they tackling “immediate issues is the best way to secure a sound future” STRUCTURE: The ...

  • Jim mackey
    News

    Jim Mackey warns against 'trendy' transformation plans

    2016-03-02T12:12:00Z

    STP plans must not rely on new organisational models, says Jim Mackey He cites collapsed £800m contract as example of what not to do Leaders selected to head up STPs by local areas may also be changed Local NHS organisations have been warned against building ...

  • Surgery equipment surgeon theatre
    HSJ Local

    Specialised cancer services shake-up in Greater Manchester

    2016-03-02T11:19:00Z

    Transformation team confirms plans to reduce the number of surgical centres for oesophago-gastric and urology cancers There are three OG surgery sites and five sites for urology cancer surgery NHS England previously announced plans to consolidate the services on two sites but failed to achieve a consensus ...

  • Oxford
    News

    CCG supports bid to scrap county council in major reorganisation

    2016-02-25T10:59:00Z

    Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has backed a bid for a major reorganisation of local government in the county, which would see the abolition of the county council.

  • A&E sliding puzzle
    News

    CCG leaders expect surge in A&E reconfiguration

    2016-02-22T17:30:00Z

    More than a third of commissioning group leaders responding to an HSJ  survey expected the publication or implementation of plans to close or downgrade accident and emergency services in the next year. 

  • Numbers
    News

    CCG Barometer: Explore the data

    2016-02-22T13:52:00Z

    Explore the findings from HSJ’s latest CCG barometer, carried out with Capsticks, focusing on barriers to whole system plans and progress on controversial service reconfigurations.

  • Red pencil marking ticks in boxes
    News

    Transformation plans central to 'Ofsted style' CCG scores

    2016-02-17T17:30:00Z

    Assessment and improvement framework seeks to implement Jeremy Hunt’s CCG ratings plan 54 assessment indicators proposed by NHS England Framework “supplies metrics for adoption” in sustainability and transformation plans, which will “provide vision and local actions” for framework HSJ survey found majority of CCG leaders do not believe framework ...

  • Hospital bed
    HSJ Local

    Community hospitals could close under CCG's plans

    2016-02-16T16:19:00Z

    STRUCTURE: Five community hospitals in Surrey could have services changed, and two could close, under plans drawn up by their clinical commissioning group.

  • King's Mill hospital
    HSJ Local

    Unsustainable Midlands trust picks merger partner

    2016-02-15T12:54:00Z

    Nottingham University Hospitals Trust name preferred organisation to merge with Sherwood Forest Hospitals NUH proposal was chosen because if offered the best long term benefits to patients The trust will provide immediate assistance ahead of a formal merger STRUCTURE: Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has been ...

  • maternity newborn baby child
    HSJ Local

    East Sussex maternity services switch to Kent trust

    2016-02-15T11:50:00Z

    RECONFIGURATION: Maternity services in part of east Sussex are to transfer to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust in Kent.

  • Jackie bene
    HSJ Local

    Third trust considers joining Dalton’s ‘hospital chain’

    2016-02-15T10:00:00Z

    Bolton was previously reluctant to join Salford Royal and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh in their foundation group Trusts expected to retain separate boards under the new model, but could be run by a joint executive team The three FTs have begun discussions over reconfiguration of breast surgery ...

  • Len Fenwick
    HSJ Local

    Newcastle FT to take over some North Cumbria services

    2016-02-08T15:02:00Z

    Newcastle FT will run some children’s services in north Cumbria Partnership set to be extended with cancer services considered a likely focus North Cumbria grappling with unsafe and unsustainable services, and senior leadership turnover North Cumbria University Hospitals in special measures and part of success regime ...