Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.
The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.
NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.
Trusts are having to negotiate local deals to ensure they still get paid for outpatient referrals after the NHS switches from paper to electronic referrals later this year.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.
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.
A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.
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.
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.
Seven NHS trusts believe they will not technically break even for five years or more, with two requiring until 2026, HSJ analysis reveals.
One of the country’s smallest clinical commissioning groups expects to end the financial year with a £22m deficit – but has warned it could be as large as £33m.
Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Western Sussex Patient First Programme
Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services
Exploring the relationship and contradictions between the Care Quality’s Commission’s verdicts and the quality of the people who lead the inspected organisations
Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.
Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)
Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: From the Bottom to the Top
The Royal Wolverhampton Trust: Development of a Nurse-led Paracentesis and Infusion Service within a Gastroenterology Ward.