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.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership is drawing up plans for a major stroke reconfiguration which involves partnering with a neighbouring trauma centre, HSJ has learned.
A hospital has decided against rolling out emergency proposals discussed today to suspending cancer and urgent operations but it could postpone routine operations because of significant staff shortages.
A small rural trust has been put back in special measures after inspectors found a deterioration in quality since their last visit.
An acute trust paid an interim manager more than £300,000 for six months work – despite a national crackdown on excessive pay rates, HSJ can reveal.
North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.
Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust has been rated outstanding by inspectors, the Care Quality Commission has announced.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in special measures after inspectors rated the trust and its leadership inadequate, having found a “bullying culture” and an “obvious deterioration” in services.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
A major teaching hospital identified as an outlier for thoracic surgery by a clinical audit has stopped performing a surgical procedure.
Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.