The quality and safety of patient care the system delivers depends on the wellbeing, morale and sustainability of frontline staff members. By Gordon Forbes
WINNER: Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – Let’s Talk
New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.
Providers of gender identity services say they are not adequately funded by NHS England, with thousands of patients being forced to wait more than two years to see a specialist.
The Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust won the 2018 HSJ Award for Trust of the Year with a vision that put staff engagement at the heart of driving better patient care
Two East Midlands community and mental health trusts will share a chief executive, it has been announced.
An executive from a neighbouring trust will take over as chief executive at Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust.
WINNER: PA Consulting Group and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: Theatre Scheduling – Using data to maximise efficiency and use of resources
Mental health trusts are continuing to experience higher than average incidences of violence against staff, the NHS staff survey has shown.
Moving from a blame culture to a learning culture is an integral part of Freedom to Speak Up. Dr Henrietta Hughes explains how the National Guardian’s Office is helping organisations embed learning through its case review process
National improvement teams are set to visit 25 mental health trusts as part of a bid to prevent inappropriate physical restraint and other “restrictive practices”.
No one could accuse leaders at Northamptonshire Healthcare FT of setting their sights low. The overall aim is to support change and growth both locally and on a national scale. Individual goals include demonstrably changing cultures to influence care; delivering innovations that change lives; staying financially robust in a challenged ...
A trust leader has announced his retirement after 21 years as an NHS provider chief executive.
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.
A mental health trust has been rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors – the third in the country to achieve the highest ranking.
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
A review of the Northamptonshire health economy found several examples of patients being harmed by poor hospital discharge processes, as well as a “lack of trust” between organisations that was hampering progress towards system integration.