A senior manager who led part of a new hospital chain in Greater Manchester has been appointed chief executive of a small acute trust.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
A major acute trust in the Midlands has appointed a new chief executive.
A chief executive has criticised regulators for refusing to release winter capital, after her trust said it could not meet conditions attached to the funding.
Seven hospital trusts have been issued with fire enforcement notices because of fears NHS trusts are not tackling the risks to patients.
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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.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
A commissioning leader from the North West has been appointed as director for the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ has learned.
The dispute over a multimillion pound contract between a foundation trust and its two clinical commissioning groups has ended after an expert determination.
Four clinical commissioning groups in the North West plan to establish a “unified health commissioner” that could lead to a formal merger of the organisations.
A foundation trust and its local commissioners are locked in a dispute over its 2016-17 and 2017-18 contracts, which has not been resolved despite meetings with Simon Stevens and Jim Mackey.
Commissioners in Cheshire have introduced new restrictions to hip and knee replacements for obese patients, which appear to contradict national guidance.
The sustainability and transformation plan for Cheshire and Mersey includes the downgrade of at least one accident and emergency department, along with a major consolidation of elective care, according to a document obtained by HSJ.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill
Hospital chief executives who face having to find millions of pounds in extra savings have hit back at NHS Improvement’s claims they may have recruited too many staff.
Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.