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This blog contains updates from the Executives of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. Twitter: @PennineCareNHS Website: www.penninecare.nhs.uk

What is our North Star?

For those of you who have worked in the NHS for some years, you will recall it is just over 5 years since the publication of the Francis Report. Published in 2013, this report was the culmination of a public inquiry into serious failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.The damning report detailed first and foremost the appalling suffering of many patients. This was primarily caused by a serious failure on the part of the provider Trust Board, which didn’t listen sufficiently to its pat… Read More »

A couple of weeks with a focus on partnership workingOver the past couple of weeks, I have been meeting with partners to discuss our service contracts and plans for next year. We’re really getting down into the nitty gritty now of what we can and can’t do and we will hopefully be crystallising some joint decisions over the next few weeks or so.I have been flagging with commissioners the implications of funding for some of our critical improvements, such as safe staffing, and what the potential c… Read More »

Well-led review and CIPs

I talked last week about the well-led review that is being undertaken.  Interviews have been taking place over the last week and I have had a feedback session with the independent review team.  I'd like to thank people for their support in undertaking this review, which I believe will provide a foundation from which to make lasting change and improvements here at Pennine Care.  I appreciate people's honesty and encourage it.  The findings of the review will be shared with the… Read More »

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