Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.
An acute trust and a mental health provider in the West Midlands will compete to take over a neighbouring community trust after both were shortlisted as preferred bidders to run the struggling provider.
Regulators will offer support to a new cohort of NHS providers through an “in house” improvement programme, following work commissioned from American firm Virginia Mason.
Errol Archer gives his insights into the sentencing remarks of the judge in the Health and Safety Executive prosecution of Shrewsbury and Telford Trust
A Midlands trust has pleaded guilty to failings in the care of five patients who died after falling in its hospitals.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
A trust in the East Midlands has become the latest to reveal it has hundreds of neurology patients overdue follow up appointments due to a lack of capacity.
Another trust in the West Midlands has raised concerns over under pressure neurology services with hundreds of people waiting for an appointment.
Staff working in the emergency department of a trust at the centre of a controversial emergency care reconfiguration plans have told inspectors the pressure on them is “unsustainable”.
Commissioners in the West Midlands want to move to public consultation on the controversial reconfiguration of acute services in Shropshire, following months of delays.
The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford could be forced to “temporarily” shut its accident and emergency department overnight because of staffing shortages, the trust’s chief operating officer has warned.
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A senior midwife has been appointed to lead an inquiry into the deaths of 15 babies and three mothers at an NHS trust.
The chief executive of a large NHS procurement partnership, owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, has left the company, HSJ can reveal.
Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.
A struggling West Midlands trust intends to go out to procurement for a partner to help fund a major reconfiguration of its acute services.
Complaints made by a trainee has triggered a review by Health Education England of junior doctors’ training at a struggling West Midlands trust.
Two hospital trusts in the West Midlands are no longer accepting outpatient referrals for neurology services and another is refusing out of area referrals, due to recruitment difficulties and rising demand.