A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.
An integrated care system early adopter has appointed an NHS England director to lead its transformation programme.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Patients in Oxfordshire “did not always receive safe discharges home”, a report by the Care Quality Commission has revealed.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
A trust chief with more than 20 years experience has been appointed “executive lead” of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West sustainability and transformation partnership.
The two senior leaders of one of the largest clinical commissioning groups are leaving the roles, they have announced.
A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.
More than 150 new inpatient beds for children and young people with mental health problems will be available by 2019, NHS England said today.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
Fourteen mental health trusts are vying to secure up to £5m of central funding as part of the digital exemplars programme, HSJ understands.
Four former Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust employees convicted of defrauding the trust were yesterday ordered to pay £650,000 or face extra prison time.
NHS England has told HSJ it is working with a sustainability and transformation plan on ”ensuring they will put in place the right skilled workforce to ensure high quality care”.
Two Oxfordshire trusts are planning to create a not for profit organisation with local GPs to deliver all primary, community and acute physical health services currently commissioned by Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
Workforce costs in a south of England region will be cut by more than £30m through changes to the nursing skill mix including greater use of “generic support workers”, according to a newly published STP document.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.