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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for maternity care experience

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.

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Trusts battle to take over neighbouring provider

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.


Trusts sought for new NHS 'lean' programme

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.

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Guidance on sentencing in health and safety cases

Errol Archer gives his insights into the sentencing remarks of the judge in the Health and Safety Executive prosecution of Shrewsbury and Telford Trust

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Hospital trust fined over patients' deaths

A Midlands trust has pleaded guilty to failings in the care of five patients who died after falling in its hospitals.

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Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E

There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Daily Insight: Three's a trend?

The essential stories and talking points from Monday

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Exclusive: Third trust reveals large neurology backlog

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.

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Revealed: Hundreds more neurology patients left waiting for appointments

Another trust in the West Midlands has raised concerns over under pressure neurology services with hundreds of people waiting for an appointment.

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Pressure on trust’s A&E staff 'unsustainable', regulator warns

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”.

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CCGs move closer to controversial A&E reconfiguration

Commissioners in the West Midlands want to move to public consultation on the controversial reconfiguration of acute services in Shropshire, following months of delays.

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Another trust warns A&E could close overnight

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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Cancer Care

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust: Enabling citizens to actively self manage their cancer care

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Inquiry chair revealed amid families' criticism of regulator

A senior midwife has been appointed to lead an inquiry into the deaths of 15 babies and three mothers at an NHS trust.


Chief exec leaves US-owned NHS procurement partnership

The chief executive of a large NHS procurement partnership, owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, has left the company, HSJ can reveal.

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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Trust seeks partner to fund major hospital shake-up

A struggling West Midlands trust intends to go out to procurement for a partner to help fund a major reconfiguration of its acute services.


HEE to review training at trust following complaints

Complaints made by a trainee has triggered a review by Health Education England of junior doctors’ training at a struggling West Midlands trust.


Trusts stop referrals for under pressure specialist service

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.