The chief executive of a trust that acquired a smaller provider two years ago has urged staff to “acknowledge the contribution” made by the smaller hospital.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
More than half of acute trusts received some form of cash bailout in 2015-16 as total “revenue support” from the Department of Health reached almost £2bn.
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Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
WORKFORCE: A new chair has been appointed to West London Mental Health Trust.
The general election could be decided by Care Quality Commission ratings of seven hospital trusts, analysis by HSJ reveals.
PERFORMANCE: West Middlesex University Hospital Trust has been told to improve by the Care Quality Commission.
WORKFORCE: West Middlesex University Hospital Trust has appointed a new interim chief executive.
The Department of Health has agreed a package of support and capital payments totalling £327.7m with Frimley Park Hospital Foundation Trust as part of its takeover of another trust, HSJ can reveal.
WORKFORCE: London North West Healthcare Trust has appointed Dame Jacqueline Docherty as its new chief executive.
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust has resigned, weeks after the trust was criticised by the Care Quality Commission.
Six trusts that have been in special measures over the past year are among those set to be named as having a poor culture of reporting patient safety incidents
WORKFORCE: The deputy chief executive of West Middlesex University Hospital Trust has left the organisation to take on a senior role at the NHS Trust Development Authority.
STRUCTURE: Four trusts in North West London are considering forming a joint pathology hub that will follow the hub and spoke model recommended by the Carter Review.
PERFORMANCE: ‘Risk remains’ about accident and emergency performance at West Middlesex University Hospital, board papers reveal.
STRUCTURE: The merger of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust and West Middlesex University Hospital Trust could move a stage closer after the completion of the due diligence work this year.
FINANCE: West Middlesex University Hospital Trust has asked for a £7.6m bailout this year, board papers reveal.
PERFORMANCE: West Middlesex University Hospital’s urgent care centre halved A&E attendances over 2012-13 but raised overall attendances, its annual report shows.