Media stories about STPs

New care model plan contains ‘no detail’ on GP involvement, grassroots warn

By NHS Support Federation | 19th September 2017

GPs in Leicestershire have criticised a local plan to form an accountable care system (ACS) because the plans are unclear … Read more

Council ‘at breaking point’ over NHS’s push to accountable care system

By NHS Support Federation | 18th September 2017

Leicester City Council has threatened to raise formal concerns with Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland STP over proposals to evolve into an … Read more

Exclusive: Merger talks to create largest STP in the country

By NHS Support Federation | 13th September 2017

Health leaders are in discussions over merging three northern sustainability and transformation partnerships to create the largest in the country, HSJ can … Read more

NHS IVF no longer available in county that pioneered it

By NHS Support Federation | 11th September 2017

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)  has removed funding for free IVF treatment, despite being the county where the procedure was first developed 40 years … Read more

‘Heavy handed’ NHS England forces CCG to agree to STP

By NHS Support Federation | 8th September 2017

NHS England threatened commissioners in London with legal directions if they do not support plans to appoint a single accountable … Read more

Launceston Hospital petition nears 1,000 signatures

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

A petition calling for Launceston Hospital to become one of the proposed new ‘urgent care centres’ has secured over 1,000 … Read more

NHS ‘spends £21m on management consultancy advice’ while cutting nurses

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

Health and social care services across England have paid £21m to management consultant firms to advise on radical cost-cutting plans, an … Read more

STP teams up with Capita to set up accountable care system

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd August 2017

A sustainability and transformation partnership in the East Midlands has recruited Capita to help with the creation of its accountable … Read more

Trust chief executive appointed to lead large STP

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd August 2017

A new leader for the Cheshire and Merseyside sustainability and transformation partnership has been appointed by NHS England and NHS … Read more

Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd August 2017

Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” … Read more