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”.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has asked consultancy firm EY to carry out an inquiry into its £14m digital health record system labelled a “disaster” by consultants.
The Greater Nottingham health economy declared a “business continuity incident” yesterday over a lack of beds in community services, which impacted discharges from Nottingham University Hospital Trust.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
The team implemented the electronic Holistic Needs Assessments (eHNA) and care planning to tumour sites. They also developed a toolkit, enabling clinicians to extract more detailed meaning from the data.
An East Midlands hospital trust has delayed the rollout of the troubled East Midlands Radiology consortium imaging system until next year amid ongoing performance concerns.
Clinical leads for three areas of the Getting It Right First Time programme have been announced.
University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has pulled out of the £30m East Midlands Radiology consortium amid mounting concerns for patient safety and repeated system failures.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust is to commission an external review into an electronic patient notes system described by the trust chief executive as “not fit for purpose”.
Veteran NHS trust chief executive Peter Homa will become the first chair of the NHS Leadership Academy next month.
Doctors have been forced to send images from patient scans on DVDs in taxis to neighbouring hospitals after a £30m IT system failed across eight hospitals.
The medical director of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has promised to act after the rollout of a digital record system caused widespread disruption.
Outcry from dozens of senior consultants has forced one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals to review its £14m digital patient record system amid fears over patient safety.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.
An NHS England director has been appointed to the first managing director post of an “accountable care system”.
Tracy Taylor has been appointed as the new chief executive of one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals.
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