A former chief executive of Imperial College Healthcare Trust has been appointed as chair at one of the country’s most troubled trusts.
Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
Major plans to reform stroke services in Kent and Medway could leave the east of the county with just one stroke centre and the west of the county without one at all.
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.
A teaching trust is struggling to see a massive backlog of ophthalmology patients waiting for follow up appointments.
A plan to close 100 beds in an acute trust has not been implemented – leaving a hole in clinical commissioning groups’ budgets for this financial year.
A former NHS England regional director has been called in to help a troubled health economy with winter pressures.
Eleven water outlets in an East Kent hospital have tested positive for legionella after a patient developed Legionnaire’s disease.
A new hospital offering centralised emergency and specialist services for the struggling east Kent health economy is under serious consideration, it has emerged today.
Kent and Medway is hoping to become the first area to offer patients thrombectomy outside a neuroscience centre as part of a wider shake-up of stroke services, HSJ has learned.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
Clinical leads for three areas of the Getting It Right First Time programme have been announced.
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The chief executive of Dartford and Gravesham Trust is to take on the leadership one of the NHS’s most challenged providers.
The chair of a trust struggling with accident and emergency performance is stepping down, just weeks after the chief executive resigned.
The longstanding chief executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust is stepping down to run the Kent and Medway sustainability and transformation partnership full time.
What will the resignation of two chief executives last week actually achieve, asks Andy Cowper
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
Two acute trust chief executives have resigned today under pressure from ministers and NHS Improvement over consistently poor accident and emergency performance.