The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
Troubled Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has appointed a successor to its controversial outgoing chief executive Phil Morley.
Whistleblowers’ complaints to the Care Quality Commission have resulted in 40 providers having inspections instigated or brought forward in the last year.
Ten hospital trusts have been visited by a special NHS England team to “accelerate” initiatives dealing with delayed transfers of care, HSJ can reveal.
Accident and emergency performance for December in England has sunk to its lowest level since the data started being collected more than a decade ago.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Two hospitals in the Midlands have had critical internal incidents declared after a major technology failure, which is affecting all trust IT and telecoms systems.
A private healthcare firm has pulled out of a high profile partnership with the NHS, which is due to develop a £120m multi-purpose complex, HSJ can reveal.
The Care Quality Commission has set up an internal inquiry to look at the “underlying reasons” why providers are failing to improve between inspections.
INTERVIEW: Replacing the management structure put in by the private firm which ran Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust for three years was a key driver for turning around its performance, the trust’s chair has told HSJ.
PERFORMANCE: The district general hospital run for three years by a private company is to exit special measures after being rated good by the CQC, just over a year after it was handed back to full NHS control.
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FINANCE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust estimates it needs £650m of central financial support over the next 26 years to finance its £1.8bn private finance initiative deal.
STRUCTURE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust and Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust have confirmed they will develop a full business case recommending the two trusts merge by next April.
Cambridge’s academic health science centre has appointed a former chief executive of King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust to lead the prestigious organisation.
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust and Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust will consider a merger of the trusts by 2017, the two providers have announced.
The leader of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough sustainability and transformation plan is to step down in the coming weeks, with national regulators understood to be giving additional management oversight and support.
Some of the 44 new health systems for England could be in such deep financial trouble that they will struggle to plan their way out of deficit, according to policy experts.