Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

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Merger of three trusts paused by NHS Improvement

A merger of three trusts in the West Midlands has been put on hold by NHS Improvement.

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Merger trust appoints new chief executive

The chief executive of an inadequate rated trust has been appointed to lead a neighbouring trust going through a merger.

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Revealed: Triple trust merger delayed

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.

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Vanguard launching first bed management system across trusts

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.

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Providers chosen for first comprehensive MCP contract

Four trusts in partnership with GPs are on course to win a multibillion pound new care model contract.

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New chief executive for major teaching trust revealed

Tracy Taylor has been appointed as the new chief executive of one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals.

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Exclusive: Three trusts set to merge by October

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.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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Midlands chief to lead neighbouring mental health trust

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.

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Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

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Exclusive: Midlands trusts to create £1bn turnover alliance

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.

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Best Places to Work 2015 – Mental Health Trusts

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Trust surplus £250k more than expected after third quarter

FINANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership had a surplus of £795,000 by the end of December - £251,000 more than planned.

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HSJ reveals the top healthcare employers

Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

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Mental health inspection blueprint unveiled

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”.

Surplus at risk in Dudley and Walsall

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.

Mobile device mooted by Dudley and Walsall

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.

Savings surplus predicted by Dudley and Walsall

FINANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Trust is predicting to exceed its savings plans by £15,925.

Dudley and Walsall misses half of stretch targets

PERFORMANCE: Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust missed half of its “stretch” targets in 2010-11.