Full coverage of the findings from the inquiry into care failures at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust
Suppressed NICE safe staffing guidance for hospital emergency departments called for the NHS to implement minimum nurse ratios to ensure safe care, HSJ reveals today.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has today released to HSJ four evidence documents on safe nurse staffing levels.
Peter Sykes delves into the past and compares the junior doctos’ dispute with industrial action in 1975
The planning guidance comes amid a backdrop of balancing finances and patient safety
Implementation of new treatments and technologies is more important than simply discovering them – a course teaches just that. By Rachel Davis
The approach of doctor knows best does not work any more – there is a legal reason for taking appropriate consent for treatment from patients. Ruth Hewitt writes
HSJ’s patient safety correspondent Shaun Lintern argues that NICE’s leaked accident and emergency recommendations mean providers must take action.
Mislabelling can cost lives so it’s high time we made improvements that can prevent it
HSJ patient safety correspondent Shaun Lintern on why NHS leaders should watch the trial of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust closely
Sharmila Chowdhury calls on the health secretary to resolve the injustices faced by so many
In the future NHS, where different organisations work collaboratively with a sense of shared purpose, how does performance management fit in?
Shared decision making is a worthy ideal but hard to do consistently. What makes it difficult and how can these barriers be removed, asked an HSJ roundtable. By Alison Moore
Improving its use of data, a single shared view of quality and assessment of the use of resources are among the key focus areas in the Care Quality Commission’s final consultaion on its 2016-21 strategy. Samantha Cox writes
HSJ has reproduced the safe staffing guideline for accident and emergency departments from NICE from a leaked document
HSJ has reproduced the safe staffing guideline and appendix for accident and emergency departments from NICE from a leaked document. To protect the identity of our source, HSJ has not made the original documents available.
For the Christmas and new year break we have brought you a round up of HSJ’s best practice highlights of 2015. Today our focus is on innovation and technology
Trusts and watchdogs should develop the habits of good investigators
Need for a collaborative approach