The Greater Nottinghamshire health economy has spent the weekend on black alert after bed shortages worsened and rising demand was said to be “worse than it was in January”.
The Greater Nottingham health economy declared a “business continuity incident” yesterday over a lack of beds in community services, which impacted discharges from Nottingham University Hospital Trust.
The team initiated a culture change programme to improve the working environment for staff, empowering them to provide compassionate and high quality care for patients.
A large consultancy firm has escaped prosecution over the use of restricted NHS data to win contracts, HSJ can reveal.
A coroner has raised concerns over the level of funding in mental health services following the death of a patient in the East Midlands.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Easing pressure on hospital and GP services is central to the work of the New Care Models Programme, with the prevention of ill-health top of the list
Hundreds of patients are waiting more than two weeks to have vital assessments for psychosis treatment, HSJ analysis has revealed.
An out of hours provider has been forced to end provision of services across the East Midlands after it announced it intends to file for administration.
PERFORMANCE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has been appointed to ‘buddy’ Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, the first mental health trust to have been placed into special measures.
STRUCTURE:The leader of a provider recently granted foundation trust status has said that the organisation has been presented with an ‘exciting’ opportunity to push forward with new models of care outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View.
STRUCTURE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust and Kent Community Health Trust have been granted foundation trust status by Monitor.
WORKFORCE: Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust has appointed Dr Sue Elcock as its new medical director.
WORKFORCE: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has appointed Dr Julie Hankin as its new medical director.