Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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Organising change management without the need for external consultants

Andrew Sturdy and Andrea Gibbons write about a specific case of internal management consulting at Taunton and Somerset FT

Stephen Ladyman

Former health minister to chair STP

A former Department of Health and Social Care minister has been appointed as chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign

The trust developed paediatric clinics in a primary care setting, helping to shorten the patient pathway and improve patient care.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

Peter lewis

Trusts confirm new shared chief executive

An acute trust and a mental health and community trust have appointed a joint chief executive after forming an alliance to make services more integrated.

Nick Robinson

Inadequate CCG appoints new chief officer

A clinical commissioning group rated inadequate has appointed an interim chief officer following the departure of its experienced leader.

Dr Nick Broughton

Southern Health recruits new chief executive from neighbouring trust

A scandal hit mental health and community trust has hired its new chief executive from a neighbouring organisation.

Taunton and Somerset A and E

Competition regulator orders five trusts to release private data

The Competition and Markets Authority has threatened to take action against five NHS trusts after they failed to hit a deadline for publishing private patient data.


Regulator shifts costs of 'hugely successful' efficiency tool to trusts

NHS trusts will be asked to partly fund a price comparison tool that helps deliver savings in procurement, HSJ has learned.

Taunton and Somerset A and E

Junior doctor found dead by staff at hospital

A junior doctor has died after reportedly taking his own life at the hospital where he worked, HSJ has learned.

Nick broughton

Trust chief to lead joint acute and mental health executive team

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust; Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E

West of England Academic Health Science Network: The adoption and spread of the ED Safety Checklist across the West of England

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Public Sector

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients

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Acute and mental health trusts to combine leadership teams

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust, Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust

Clifford Mann

Exclusive: Former royal college president to lead national A&E review

Two leading names in emergency medicine are to head a major project aimed at improving efficiency in accident and emergency departments across the country.

Weston General Hospital

Trust shuts 'inadequate' A&E overnight after CQC safety warning

One of the smallest trust in the country has temporarily shut its emergency department overnight after regulators demanded it urgently address “serious failings in quality of care”.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Acute Service Redesign

Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)