A hospital where an elderly patient died after drinking cleaning fluid has been criticised over how it stores dangerous substances.
The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.
An investigation by the National Freedom to Speak Up Guardian’s Office has been delayed because an NHS trust said it would not fit into its improvement timetable – and then refused a request to speed things up, HSJ has learned.
Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.
A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
The team at Brighton and Sussex developed an educational programme for undergraduate students, to help them better understand long term conditions.
The team developed a recruitment and retention plan to improve the retention rates in the maternity unit.
A long awaited move of overnight care for children with burns from Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust in East Grinstead to Brighton is back on the cards.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
NHS England has released details of three arbitration cases between commissioners and trusts, which were arguing over millions in funding.
The Care Quality Commission is expected to visit a Brighton hospital today following the death of an elderly inpatient, who is believed to have swallowed cleaning fluid.
What will the resignation of two chief executives last week actually achieve, asks Andy Cowper
Two acute trust chief executives have resigned today under pressure from ministers and NHS Improvement over consistently poor accident and emergency performance.
NHS England has been accused of being “totally unethical” after proposing to stop paying for a thyroid drug that is the “difference between living properly and not doing so” for patients.