Transforming Cancer and End of Life Care in Staffordshire

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img94joktmu75554A major project to transform the way in which cancer patients and those approaching the end of life care Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is being launched later this month.

Five of Staffordshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)are teaming up with Macmillan Cancer Support to transform the way people with cancer or those at the end of their lives are cared for and supported.

CCG Reaction to Sir Bruce Keogh Review

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img94joktmu74484East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group has given its reaction to the Sir Bruce Keogh Review report into Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – one of 14 Trusts investigated.

The report announced in Parliament today revealed that 11 of the 14 Trusts will be placed in special measures because of the failings found. Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of them. The Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt also announced that the TDA or Monitor will be brought into assess the quality of leadership at each hospital.*