East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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North by North West: Festering relationships harm patients

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North by North West: Rejection for incumbent chairman

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Trust to share CEO with nearby struggling FT

A struggling acute trust’s leadership will be taken over on a joint basis by the chief executive of a nearby NHS provider, HSJ has learned.

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Creating a supportive staff culture

Ensuring staff had multiple ways of making their voices heard transformed staff morale and engagement at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, and saw them win the 2018 HSJ Award for Creating a Supportive Staff Culture 

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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Brexit: Trust can operate for 'four days' under food shortage contingency plans

A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.

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North by North West: New knight for disjointed STP

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Ombudsman rules routine surgery death was avoidable

A catalogue of errors by staff at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust led to the avoidable death of a pensioner following a routine operation, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has found.

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Regulators intervene in Devo Manc

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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North by North West: A big waiting list reveal

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North by North West: Hundreds of staff set to switch trusts

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North by North West: Help needed from the North East

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HSJ Awards 2018: Creating a Supportive Staff Culture

In 2013, following the Keogh Review, East Lancashire Hospitals Trust was placed in special measures. The impact on staff is said to have been significant: rock bottom morale, and an awareness that the local population had lost faith in the trust due to media coverage portraying it as a failing ...

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North by North West: Virgin territory

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University site wins again in controversial pathology shake-up

A university site has again been named as the preferred location for a consolidated pathology service for Lancashire following a second evaluation exercise, HSJ has learned.

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Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often

One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.

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North by North West: Trusts drowning in debt

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Winner Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust: Clozapine clinic patient safety improvement initiative