A north London trust has appointed a new chief executive who will be one of two provider chiefs known to be of minority ethnic background in the capital, and nine in England.
31 Jan update: London and south east set to see low levels of covid hospital admissions by end of Feb
Admissions of covid positive patients in London and the south east are on course to fall to a managable level by the end of February.
Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.
Very long waits for emergency hospital care have surged in London since mid December, due to a rapid rise in covid-19 admissions combined with limited capacity, according to figures leaked to HSJ.
Eight hospital trusts have surpassed the level of covid-19 patients in general acute beds which they recorded in the spring peak, according to HSJ’s analysis of NHS England data.
A longstanding healthcare leader in north London is heading west to become the chief executive of a major acute provider.
The Cultural Ambassador programme was an opportunity to make a difference and challenge any unconscious bias and discrimination that may occur for those black, Asian and minority ethnic employees entering or during formal HR processes.
Two of the five paediatric emergency departments in north central London are to close through the winter, HSJ has learnt.
The Care Quality Commission’s mental health lead inspector has decided to stay in post, two days after announcing his resignation to staff, HSJ can reveal.
New analysis from Edge Health shows that district general hospitals around the centre of London have been the hardest hit by the covid-19 surge, says George Batchelor
Trusts and clinical commissioning groups are abandoning scheduled board meetings or holding them in private during the covid-19 crisis.
NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
A health system is proposing to consolidate seven NHS units that deliver inpatient elective orthopaedic surgery into two — aimed partly at capturing activity from the private sector.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
A logistics company awarded a patient transport contract has been heavily criticised after a local Healthwatch chief executive spent more than an hour waiting for them to answer the phone.
NHS hospitals, GP practices and commissioners could lose £4m after a firm providing NHS dermatology services was put into liquidation, according to documents obtained by HSJ.
Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.