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    HSJ Local

    CCGs avoid tender process with £57m contract award


    Two incumbent community providers have been named as the lead contractors for a new £57m out of hospital services model proposed for Coventry and Warwickshire.

  • Navina Evans
    HSJ Knowledge

    Top chief executives roundtable, part two: questions of quality


    In the second part of our roundtable, our panellists debated sustainability, social media, the demise of heroic leadership and the changing nature of the job

  • George Eliot Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Trusts could lose acute beds in stroke services shake-up


    Proposal to centralise acute stroke services at Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital George Eliot and South Warwickshire trusts would lose acute beds but gain rehabilitations beds First reconfiguration proposal by STP that is also looking at changes to maternity, paediatrics and A E services Strokes ...

  • Weston General Hospital

    Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed


    Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough staff at their trust to do their job Midwives, consultants and nurses complain of staff shortages in latest survery Best performing acute trust on this measure was Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT Almost half of ...

  • Andrew Morris

    Revealed: The NHS’s top trust chief executives in 2017


    Standout trends in this year’s rankings include the prevalence of the multi-trust leader, the influence of outstanding CQC ratings and the rise of women chief executives

  • David Williams
    Expert Briefing

    What's new in care models: Can a long distance relationship work?


    Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View . By integration reporter David Williams.

  • Glen Burley
    HSJ Local

    Trusts make first moves towards hospital chain


    South Warwickshire directors and chair to be appointed to Wye Valley Trust Hospital chain under development, to be led by South Warwickshire. Trusts will retain separate boards initially No plans to consolidate clinical services Three board members from South Warwickshire Foundation Trust are being ...

  • Wye Valley NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Minister criticises regulator for 'encouraging' local trust takeover


    Local MP claims Wye Valley Trust to be taken over by South Warwickshire FT Trade minister Jesse Norman criticises NHS Improvement for encouraging takeover without consultation Wye Valley chief executive and chair likely to be replaced New CQC inspection report likely to be published next week ...

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every ...

  • David Williams
    Expert Briefing

    What's new in care models: Keeping GPs onside


    Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View , by integration reporter David Williams.

  • Surgery

    Wide variation found in emergency specialist surgery mortality rates


    Thirty day mortality rates for emergency bowel surgery vary between 20.7pc and 3.2pc at best and worst performing hospitals Quarter of hospitals do not admit high risk patients to critical care post-surgery in recommended timeframe Six per cent annual drop in most urgent patients reaching theatre within ...

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    Analysis: 20 trusts behind half of A&E performance decline


    Twenty trusts responsible for most of the rise in A E four hour target breaches Eight of the trusts also drove last year’s decline Smaller trusts disproportionately driving the decline Eight trusts hit the 95 per cent target for 2015-16 overall Twenty hospitals trusts ...

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    CCG abandons controversial community services procurement


    South Warwickshire CCG scraps competitive process to procure community services Commissioner had angered main provider by going to market New plan to transform services with neighbour CCGs in STP footprint A clinical commissioning group has abandoned its high profile competitive tender for community services in ...

  • David Williams
    Expert Briefing

    What’s New in Care Models: Competitive tendering at the crossroads


    Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View, by our senior correspondent on integration David Williams.

  • Warwick Castle

    CCG launches competition for major older people's services contract


    South Warwickshire CCG angers provider by launching competitive tender Services worth more than £200m over seven years Older people’s services contract procurement is being supported by the Strategic Projects Team Incumbent FT signs exclusivity deal with local GPs Commissioners in the West Midlands have ...

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    HSJ Local

    Pharma companies banned from sponsoring CCG's events


    South Warwickshire CCG leaders will no longer allow drug companies to sponsor its events Change driven by recent media reports and staff concerns that pharma representatives at events had “little benefit” COMMERCIAL: Pharmaceutical companies will no longer be allowed to sponsor events organised by South Warwickshire ...

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    Carter: Diagnostic services should hit new targets, merge, or outsource


    Lord Carter recommends trusts unable to hit new pathology benchmarks be ordered to consolidate or outsource by January 2017 Reckons there are £250m in savings to be found in pathology His earlier report on pathology, commissioned in 2005, put the sum at £250m-£500m Trusts that ...

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    Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential


    By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

  • Warwick hospital
    HSJ Local

    FT 'disappointed' by community services tender


    COMMERCIAL: A foundation trust is planning a joint bid with GPs to run out of hospital care after commissioners decided to run a competitive tender to improve local services.

  • Glen Burley

    Midlands trust chief executive joins national A&E support team


    The chief executive of South Warwickshire Foundation Trust has joined a new emergency support team set up by the national regulators and the Department of Health.