The Care Quality Commission is prosecuting an NHS trust for allegedly failing to provide safe care to one of its patients.
An executive from a neighbouring trust will take over as chief executive at Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust.
Mental health trusts are continuing to experience higher than average incidences of violence against staff, the NHS staff survey has shown.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
The chief executive of a mental health trust in the South West has announced her retirement after 13 years at the trust.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A Bristol dementia ward has been “temporarily” closed for two months after a police investigation into the possible ill treatment of a patient.
Disruptions linked to a new care model for Bristol community mental health services “may well have been life threatening”, a review into patient suicides and self-harm has found.
Whistleblowers’ complaints to the Care Quality Commission have resulted in 40 providers having inspections instigated or brought forward in the last year.
Regulators have named 12 more NHS trusts that will work with management consultants to improve their finances, as well as setting out a “fee structure” for paying the companies for the work.
HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.
A number of NHS trusts that were said to be on track with their financial plans midway through 2016-17 have actually produced forecasts suggesting significant deterioration.
A partnership of non-profit and NHS providers have been awarded a multimillion pound contract to provide children’s community services in the South West.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.
Three clinical commissioning groups in the South West are weighing up plans for a single accountable officer or a full merger, HSJ can reveal.
Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell
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