Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust has appointed a senior Nottingham University Hospital Trust board member as its new chief executive.
NHS England’s drive to cut length of stay this winter could have damaging patient safety consequences without appropriate checks and balances, one of the country’s leading geriatricians has warned.
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire clinical commissioning groups have appointed a single accountable officer, it has been announced.
A merger with Nottingham University Hospitals is “off the table”, the chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has told HSJ, describing the relationship between the trusts as one of equals.
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The government is to remove its tier two visa cap for non-EU doctors and nurses, the Home Office has confirmed.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has been forced to declare more black alerts after facing growing demand and capacity pressures this week.
A legal challenge by Circle Healthcare has derailed the procurement process for the Nottingham Treatment Centre, HSJ has learned.
A government visa cap is causing “significant issues” for trusts that are unable to fill rota gaps due to shortages of certain doctors in the UK.
Peter Homa is to chair the board overseeing the collaboration between Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT.
A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.
Circle Health has pulled out of a bid to continue running services at the Nottingham Treatment Centre, and threatened clinical commissioning groups with legal action over their £150m three year procurement.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has rolled out major software updates and invested £500,000 upgrading IT equipment for a system senior clinicians previously called a “disaster”.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has cancelled all elective operations until 29 March to try to “reset” its health economy after the region declared a system wide black alert.
The new chief executive of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has said the region’s sustainability and transformation partnership should be reviewed following “extraordinary” winter pressures.
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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.
The Greater Nottinghamshire health economy has spent the weekend on black alert after bed shortages worsened and rising demand was said to be “worse than it was in January”.