A controversial incentive scheme for NHS trusts to improve their financial performance has been ramped up by regulators, HSJ has learned.
More than 930,000 people in the UK have dementia, a figure set to rise well above one million by 2025. One in four hospital beds are now occupied by someone with the disease, yet in many instances it has been an unplanned admission for a condition that is preventable.
Twelve more child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned from a private provider in the south east of England to avoid sending youngsters out of area.
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A private hospital group has been told it must improve its corporate governance after a number of its sites were criticised in a leadership review by the Care Quality Commission.
A mental health trust has had to put more than half a million pounds extra into a “one stop” service for children and young people after referrals were close to double the expected levels.
A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.
NHS England named Cygnet Health Care as a partner in a new care model for young people’s mental health 10 days after inspectors found serious failings at its hospital in Woking that led to the temporary closure of its adolescents’ psychiatric intensive care unit.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.
A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.
NHS trusts have delivered at least £40m of procurement efficiencies as part of a wider drive to cut these costs by £150m by October 2018, data obtained by HSJ reveals.
A trust is being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of a mentally ill patient, who fell to his death on hospital premises.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
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