Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Humber bridge

Former Southern Health director takes up new executive role

A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.

Emma Latimer

CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.


Nursing assistant guilty of claiming pay for bogus shifts

A mental health trust has introduced a new rostering system after a nursing assistant claimed for more than £7,600 for bank shifts he did not work.

Alan Johnson

STP sets publication date after MPs appeal for openness

Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

Northern Lincolnshire bodies create elderly care team

Health and social care bodies across Northern Lincolnshire have used a £1.3m tranche of their Better Care Fund money to create a multi-disciplinary team to focus on care for frail elderly patients.

Bridgegate in Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Trust monitors mental health unit following suicides

PERFORMANCE: Clinical governance experts are examining whether an action plan is being followed at a mental health unit where six inpatients took their own lives while on leave between April and December 2013.

Hospital staff

HSJ reveals the top healthcare employers

Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber Foundation Trust

Best Places to Work 2014 – community trust

Manchester skyline

Analysed: Rewiring Manchester's mental health services

This week’s HSJ Local Briefing analyses moves to address shortcomings in Manchester’s mental health provision

Rotherham mental health trust expecting surplus

FINANCE: Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health Foundation Trust made a surplus of £1.8m to the end of February – nearly £200,000 above plan.

Six incidents reported at Doncaster mental health trust

PERFORMANCE: Two unexpected deaths and three suspected suicides were among six serious incidents reported by Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health Foundation Trust between mid-February and mid-March.

Waiting list shake-up at RDASH foundation trust

PERFORMANCE: The puzzling appearance of a large number of previously unknown long waiters on a mental health’s trust waiting list has led to changes.

RDASH training Kent MH trust in nutrition service

COMMERCIAL: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health Foundation Trust has been commissioned to deliver training in nutrition for young people who have experienced their first episode of psychosis to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

RDaSH wins children's mental health training contract

STRUCTURE: A partnership including Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber (RDaSH) FT has won a major contract to deliver training in psychological therapies for children.

RDASH foundation trust appoints medical directors

WORKFORCE: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health Foundation Trust has appointed a medical director and associate medical director.

Doncaster nurse prescribers slash alcohol addiction treatment times

PERFORMANCE: Nurses at a Yorkshire trust are pioneering a prescribing initiative for alcohol addiction patients that has helped slash treatment times.

NEDs sought by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber FT

WORKFORCE: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber FT is seeking two new non executive directors to join its board.

Doncaster pilot to integrate frontline services

STRUCTURE: An innovative new team to provide integrated health and social care services for adults in North East Doncaster was launched on 6 September.