Long awaited merger pushed to April 2019

Long awaited merger pushed to April 2019

Local NHS leaders have amended the estimated finish date of a long awaited merger in the South West, which they say will make it easier to achieve major service reconfiguration.

Commissioners in Dorset are anticipating Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital FT will merge by April next year, according to the latest governing body papers of Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group.

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HSJ News: Revealed: ‘Strongest’ STPs share £325m of new investment

National leaders have announced which health economies will receive a share of the £325m of extra capital funding that was pledged to the NHS in the spring budget.


The money will be paid to the 15 “strongest” sustainability and transformation partnerships over the next three years.


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