Andrew Sturdy and Andrea Gibbons write about a specific case of internal management consulting at Taunton and Somerset FT
A former Department of Health and Social Care minister has been appointed as chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership.
The trust developed paediatric clinics in a primary care setting, helping to shorten the patient pathway and improve patient care.
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.
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.
A clinical commissioning group rated inadequate has appointed an interim chief officer following the departure of its experienced leader.
A scandal hit mental health and community trust has hired its new chief executive from a neighbouring organisation.
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.
NHS trusts will be asked to partly fund a price comparison tool that helps deliver savings in procurement, HSJ has learned.
A junior doctor has died after reportedly taking his own life at the hospital where he worked, HSJ has learned.
Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust; Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust
West of England Academic Health Science Network: The adoption and spread of the ED Safety Checklist across the West of England
Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust: Enabling citizens to actively self manage their cancer care
Four Seasons Health Care: Quality of Life Programme
Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients
Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust, Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust
Two leading names in emergency medicine are to head a major project aimed at improving efficiency in accident and emergency departments across the country.
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”.