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Carolyn Wickware

Reporter

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Wed 20 September
Wed 20 September
CCGs in Leicestershire have been criticised by GPs for publishing a local plan to form an accountable care system (ACS) that is unclear on how primary care will be involved.
Sun 17 September
Sun 17 September
The Government’s aim to open 1,500 more medical training places by 2021 will only create 750 more full-time equivalent consultants or GPs, a think-tank has said.
Fri 15 September
Fri 15 September
A hospital in Cambridgeshire has declared a ‘critical internal incident’ because of a lack of beds.
Thu 14 September
Thu 14 September
NHS England’s Health and Care Innovation Expo was filled with announcements and launches of new schemes from expanding NHS England’s health checks scheme to launching digital health goals for 2018.
Wed 13 September
Wed 13 September
More than a quarter of CCGs have underspent their mental health budget for 2016/17, amounting to a total of £48.6m not reaching mental health services.
Tue 12 September
Tue 12 September
NHS England will announce plans today to roll out health checks to more patients using wider local authority and third sector workforces.
Fri 8 September
Fri 8 September
A wave of 19 hospitals have been given an extra £13m to fund emergency care over the winter months, the Department of Health has announced.
Wed 30 August
Wed 30 August
Health and social care bosses across England have spent £21m on management consultants to help draw up plans to overhaul regional NHS services.
Tue 29 August
Tue 29 August
NHS Nottingham City CCG has put out to tender a £210.9m contract to run the region’s community services
Fri 25 August
Fri 25 August
The mayor of London has launched a ‘better health’ strategy that will see the local government back plans for improved social prescribing
Thu 24 August
Thu 24 August
NHS England announced this week that it would be increasing the number of GPs recruited from overseas from 500 to 2,000 by 2020/21
Wed 23 August
Wed 23 August
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire STP has awarded a £2.7m contract to a private consulting firm to help set up an ACS
Tue 22 August
Tue 22 August
Three CCGs have announced plans to merge, creating a £1.15bn health economy in the west of England
Mon 21 August
Mon 21 August
NHS England has given three CCGs legal directions in an effort to close massive deficits in their areas
Sat 19 August
Sat 19 August
Six CCGs in Staffordshire have agreed to share an accountable officer after the local LMC submitted a vote of no confidence because of the decision initially
Thu 17 August
Thu 17 August
It seems CCGs’ best-laid plans to merge are being thwarted but the death knell is sounding anyway
Wed 16 August
Wed 16 August
Two CCGs in Hertfordshire are looking to ration a wide range of services in an effort to fill a funding gap of £550m by 2021
Tue 15 August
Tue 15 August
NHS Stoke-on-Trent and NHS North Staffordshire CCGs have been presented with a vote of no confidence following plans to create a larger commissioning group in the area
Sat 12 August
Sat 12 August
NHS England has launched an investigation into NHS Crawley CCG after the chief clinical officer and chair both resigned
Fri 11 August
Fri 11 August
Four trusts have partnered with GPs to enter the final stages of signing the first voluntary contract with NHS Dudley CCG.