A merger of three trusts in the West Midlands has been put on hold by NHS Improvement.
The chief executive of an inadequate rated trust has been appointed to lead a neighbouring trust going through a merger.
A merger between three West Midlands trusts to create one of the biggest community and mental health providers in the county has been delayed, HSJ can reveal.
The country’s only mental health vanguard is preparing to launch the first bed management system across multiple trusts, to halve the number of patients being sent out of area.
Four trusts in partnership with GPs are on course to win a multibillion pound new care model contract.
Tracy Taylor has been appointed as the new chief executive of one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals.
Three trusts in the West Midlands are set to merge to create one of the biggest mental health and community trusts in the country, HSJ can reveal.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
STRUCTURE: The chief executive of a major community services trust is to take on the same role at a neighbouring mental health provider, HSJ has learned.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
Three West Midlands hospital trusts are to create an alliance with a combined turnover of almost £1bn and a catchment population of more than 1 million, HSJ can reveal.
FINANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership had a surplus of £795,000 by the end of December - £251,000 more than planned.
Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare
The chief inspector of hospitals has acknowledged plans to inspect mental health services are behind the acute sector but has said he is determined to achieve “parity of inspection”.
FINANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust is very slightly behind plan as it aims to make a £850,000 surplus for the financial year.
PERFORMANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust is going to review five different types of mobile device, together with NHS Dudley IT, to support a move towards mobile working.
FINANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Trust is predicting to exceed its savings plans by £15,925.