A senior coroner is investigating whether the deaths of five patients with eating disorders in Cambridgeshire are connected by systemic care failings, HSJ can reveal.
A major teaching hospital has been issued with its second warning notice over the leadership and culture of its emergency department, despite inspectors upgrading the trust’s “inadequate” rating.
Norfolk and Waveney’s five clinical commissioning groups have appointed a joint chief officer and finance officer across the hugely challenged health economy.
Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed an experienced chair
Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.
A special measures trust has been forced to accept with “reservations and reluctance” a regulators’ decision to veto their choice for a new chair and instead parachute in an interim, trust meeting minutes have revealed.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
The chief executive of a teaching hospital with a “bullying culture” is stepping down.
The chair of an outstanding trust has been appointed to lead Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, which is in special measures.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust has appointed a senior Nottingham University Hospital Trust board member as its new chief executive.
More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.
A foundation trust which has dramatically improved care quality in recent years has been buddied with a troubled organisation 80 miles away.
The chief executive of a special measures trust has stepped down just weeks after its chair departed.
A trust in special measures has delayed a board discussion on plans to move cancer patients to a neighbouring hospital 40 miles away, amid patient safety concerns from senior clinicians.
Regional chiefs have identified Norfolk as a trouble spot this winter, with local ambulance handover delays described as a “major problem”, according to leaked meeting minutes obtained by HSJ.
The chair of a trust recently put back into special measures has announced his resignation, adding “a change in board leadership” was needed to address the “significant cultural change” required for a turnaround.
The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.