One of the country’s largest trusts will received £162m of central loans to help support the balance sheet following its merger with its neighbour.
Health and care leaders in Birmingham lack a coherent strategy for the city and remain focused on organisational rather than system priorities, the Care Quality Commission has said.
Dame Julie Moore has announced her retirement from the newly merged University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust.
A major acute hospital unfairly dismissed a senior manager, discriminating against her on the basis of a mental health condition, an employment tribunal has found.
Dame Julie Moore has dismissed suggestions of another takeover of a neighbouring trust but says the boundaries between acute providers are “blurring” across Birmingham and Solihull.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
One of the biggest hospital trusts in the country will form on Sunday following a deal being reached after months of wrangling with NHS Improvement.
The way NHS patients are referred to and from the private sector by individual professionals will be examined by an independent inquiry, the government has announced.
Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.
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.
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
Chris Ham has announced he will leave the King’s Fund at the end of 2018.
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.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
The Royal College of Surgeons has warned there may be too few critical care beds in England to cope with demand.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
Two West Midlands trusts have been accused by councillors of “playground politics” in their ongoing failure to agree on the delivery of cancer services.