A consortium of mental health trusts has created a new central team to bring back out of area patients and manage beds for the footprint.
Up to 800 children have been waiting nearly two years for assessments for autistic spectrum conditions and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Kent, it has emerged.
A new chair has been announced for a teaching hospital trust and its local mental health trust.
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.
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Hertfordshire Care Providers Association, Hertfordshire County Council and East and North Hertfordshire CCG: Complex Care Premium
Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
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North East London Foundation Trust has been given a ’requires improvement’ rating by the Care Quality Commission after inspectors issued a warning notice resulting in the closure of an inpatient unit.
The winning quality improvement project focused on enhancing the environment in a dementia ward, using a validated assessment tool to find out if the ward was “dementia friendly”.
PERFORMANCE: A mental health trust in London has closed down a unit for adolescent patients after a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the London region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.
PERFORMANCE: South Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust could see its income fall below £200m within four years, according to a review of Essex’s mental health services.
London devolution bids include a partnership in the north east of the capital that will request to locally control its own payment mechanisms.
Value in Healthcare Awards winners for 2015
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PERFORMANCE: Psychiatry doctors in training in London now have a huge record of documents, policies and guidance at their fingers through the introduction of a trust-developed app.
FINANCE: Havering Clinical Commissioning Group has said it is still on track to achieve a £3.13m surplus in 2014-15, after reporting a surplus of £1.91m by the end of November