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Oxleas Foundation Trust has defended a controversial pay deal aimed at attracting agency nurses, which means band 5 nurses can earn more if they opt out of the NHS pension scheme.
London health devolution pilots on the horizonSubscription
NHS England says London needs a different approach to health devolution to Greater Manchester
A Midlands trust is launching an independent investigation following claims nurses quit the organisation due to bullying.
Plans for nurse staffing data unclearSubscription
NHS England has still not worked out how to present trusts’ nurse staffing data on NHS Choices, less than two weeks before it is due to publish the information for the first time.
The NHS risks losing thousands of nurses to the US if it fails to value and support existing nursing staff, the chief executive of Health Education England has warned.
Hospital managers should “over-recruit” nursing staff by 10 per cent in order to ensure the best quality care for patients, according to a former nurse who now leads one of the UK’s leading acute trusts.
Bolton FT's financial governance is slammedSubscription
Bolton Foundation Trust’s financial governance is “inadequate” in all areas, according to a devastating independent assessment seen by HSJ.
NHS England is under pressure to swiftly develop new plans for children’s heart surgery after a controversial reconfiguration was today suspended by the health secretary following an independent review.
NHS 'could save £462m' on over-65sSubscription
The NHS could save nearly half a billion pounds annually by reducing emergency admissions and hospital stays among older patients, according to a King’s Fund report shared with HSJ.
The NHS in England could learn lessons from Wales when it comes to getting different parts of the health service to work together, the chief executive of NHS Wales has said.