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April 2017

Following approval from NHS England please note the following organisation changes that are effective from 1 April 2017: 

NHS Trust Merger

Previous Trust NamePrevious Trust NameNew Trust Name
North Essex Partnership (RRD)South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (RWN)Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (R1L)

NHS Trust Acquisition

Acquiring TrustAcquired TrustNew Trust
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RGN)Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust (RQQ)North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (RGN)

CCG / CSU Merger

Previous CCG/CSUPrevious CCG/CSUPrevious CCG/CSU New CCG/CSU
NHS Central Manchester CCG (00W)NHS North Manchester CCG (01M)NHS South Manchester CCG (01N)NHS Manchester CCG (14L)
NHS North and East London CSU (0AQ)NHS South East CSU (0DC) NHS NEL CSU (0DJ)

CCG Name changes

Old CCG NameNew CCG Name
NHS Cumbria CCG (01H)NHS North Cumbria CCG (01H)
NHS Lancashire North CCG (01K)NHS Morecambe Bay CCG (01K)

CCG Boundary Changes

Number of GP PracticesOld CCGNew CCG
1NHS Bradford Districts CCG (02R)NHS Bradford City CCG (02W)
32NHS Cumbria CCG (01H)NHS Morecambe Bay CCG (01K)
1NHS South Norfolk CCG (06Y)NHS Norwich CCG (06W)
90NHS Central Manchester CCG (00W), NHS North Manchester CCG (01M), NHS South Manchester CCG (01N)NHS Manchester CCG (14L)
8NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG (05L)NHS Birmingham South and Central CCG (04X)
1NHS Birmingham South and Central CCG (04X)NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG (05L)

Legal close dates of 31.03.17 have been added to the previous organisations.

Further to our recent communications the changes to GP practice membership was due to be published on the 30th March. However, in order to allow the parent join date field to be correctly aligned with a date of the 1st April we have had to defer publishing the practice parent changes until post 1st April. 

These changes will therefore be included in the next set of weekly files published on the 6th April. With the exception of the GP Practice change to NHS Bradford city CCG (02W) which will be in the weekly file on the 20th April and the ODS May publication on 26th May 2017.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause.

The following organisation has changed its operating name; the legal name of the organisation remains the same.

Previous organisation nameNew organisation operating name
NHS Litigation Authority (T1150)NHS Resolution (T1150)

All of the above changes to the data will be published in the ODS April production files due for release on the 28th April 2017.

February 2017

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Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Following approval from NHS Improvement, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RQ3) has acquired Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust (RLU) from the 1st February 2017. The enlarged organisation will be called Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust and will retain the code of RQ3.

A legal close date of 31/01/2017 has been added to RLU and the changes will be reflected in our publication files on the 24/02/2017

January 2017

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

On the 27th January 2017 Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RP5) changed its name to Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, following authorisation by NHS Improvement. The ODS code for the organisation will remain the same and the name amendment will be published in the February production files released on the 24th February 2017.

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

On 1 January 2017 Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (RXV) acquired Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust (TAE). The newly enlarged organisation will be known as Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and will have the legal status of Foundation Trust, as authorised by NHS Improvement.

The existing organisation code of RXV will be retained to identify the organisation. Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust has been dissolved under section 56a of the Health and Social Care Act. This has been enacted by NHS Improvement approving the Grant of Acquisition and therefore no separate dissolution order will be published and a legal close date of 31 December 2016 has been applied to TAE. These changes will be reflected in the ODS publication files due for release on 27 January 2017.

July 2016

Changes to SIROs and IAOs

In July 2016, Dame Fiona Caldicott published a report containing recommendations to strengthen the security of health and care information. Within this report she recommended that the leadership of every organisation should demonstrate clear ownership and responsibility for data security.

Following the publication of Fiona's report, NHS Digital has reviewed some of its processes and NHS Digital, Systems and Service Delivery (SSD) will be changing the authorisation for access to SSD products to Senior Information Risk Owners (SIROs) and nominated Information Asset Owners (IAOs).

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