NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
NHS England says the government should consider hundreds of mental health patients who are being treated in “distressing” dormitory-style wards when it determines future capital spending budgets.
Two East Midlands community and mental health trusts will share a chief executive, it has been announced.
The long-standing chief executive of a community and mental health trust has announced he is planning to retire after six years in the role.
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.
Winner Walsall Healthcare Trust: An integrated approach of changing cultures in clinical governance/patient safety
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked to consider the lack of commissioned services for children too anxious to attend hospital appointments following the death of a teenage boy.
Leaders in Leicestershire will decide this month how to establish a new accountable care system after receiving a “clear message” in favour of the proposal from regulators.
NHS England has been accused of lacking transparency and using “inaccurate or misleading” data in its planning for the potential closure of three heart surgery units.
One of the NHS’s largest trusts has been forced to restrict elective activity for the second time in six weeks due to high demand.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
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.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
Fourteen of the twenty chief executive signatories to David Dalton’s letter to Jeremy Hunt on the junior doctor contract have told HSJ that they do not support imposition of the contract.
The national diagnostic waiting list has grown by more than half in five years, in a further sign of growing demand on hospital services.
STRUCTURE: Leicester Partnership Trust and West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group are to relocate community nursing and musculoskeletal services from Ashby and District Hospital to a leisure centre.
The judges praised a very strong specialist, integrated service delivering high quality care. This was a very patient orientated service that clearly worked to meet the individual care goals.