Health services for older people in Cumbria are inconsistent and services are in the “very early” stages of integration, the Care Quality Commission has said.
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Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.
More than 500 community services staff will be transferred to an acute trust as part of a £20m contract switch paving the way to an accountable care system.
A leading chief executive made a dame in the new year’s honours list has announced she is stepping down from her trust after more than five years at the helm.
A hospital and mental health trust have confirmed their joint board and management structure, HSJ can reveal.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.
The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.
The leader of an acute hospital trust been appointed the interim chief executive of the neighbouring mental health and community trust.
Sustainability and transformation plans in the North West could lead to joint leadership between an acute trust and community and mental health trust, HSJ has learned.
NHS staff feel senior managers do not involve them enough in decision making, according to the latest staff survey results, released this morning.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Two trusts in the North West have become partners at a local GP practice.
One of the success regimes to turnaround troubled health economies has proposed a major overhaul in the way healthcare is delivered across its patch, including significant changes to emergency, community and maternity services.
WORKFORCE: Unprecedented staff shortages have forced a North West community health trust to bring in a series of contingency plans to keep services at its hospitals safe.
STRUCTURE: A Yorkshire mental health trust has appointed Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust’s director of quality and nursing as its new chief executive.
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