Sussex Community NHS Trust

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Regulator criticises 'passive and unwieldy' STP

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.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in the Community

North East London Foundation Trust and BHR Clinical Commissioning Group: Significant 7 – Signs of Deterioration for Care Homes

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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.


Revealed: Ministers sign off £300k of pay rises for trust chairs

Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.

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Private provider beats trusts and GP federation to community contract

COMMERICAL: Virgin Care has been named preferred provider to provide adult community services in the south of England as part of an alliance contract, ahead of a bid from local trusts and a GP federation.

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Revealed: Trusts borrow millions to pay for redundancies and beds

Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.

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New chief executive for South East hospital trust

The chief executive of a successful community trust has been appointed to run the Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others

Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to take part in reviews of other NHS providers.

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Fears for community hospital after bed closures

WORKFORCE: A community hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation beds have been temporarily closed because of staffing problems, which has prompted fears about its future.


Monitor authorises FTs in last wave before 'revised approach'

Monitor has authorised two community trusts as part of what could be the last wave of new foundation trusts.

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NHS Improvement promises new way of authorising FTs

NHS Improvement will take a “revised approach” to authorising foundation trusts when it takes over from Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority, a director has confirmed.

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South of England: Best and worst staff survey performers

Analysis of the best and worst performers in the South of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.

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Supplement: How to cut your ethical footprint

By doing more than just reduce carbon


Value in Healthcare Awards 2015

Learn about this year’s winning projects in HSJ’s celebration of organisations delivering real value

Value in Healthcare Awards trophy 2014

Revealed: Winners of the Value in Healthcare Awards 2015

Chosen from a record breaking number of entries

Value in Healthcare Awards: Energy Efficiency

Value in Healthcare Awards winners for 2015

Sussex Community Trust

Best Places to Work 2015 – Community Trusts

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CCG names preferred bidder for Sussex community services contract

COMMERCIAL: Sussex Community Trust has been named as the preferred bidder for a community services contract in East Sussex.

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High staff sickness rates may be due on low vaccine uptake

WORKFORCE: Sussex Community Trust may have missed its targets for staff sickness absence because not enough staff had the flu vaccine or the vaccine itself was not effective.


Updated: Bupa joint venture wins £235m NHS contract

A £235m contract to provide NHS musculoskeletal services for West Sussex has been awarded to a joint venture between health insurance company Bupa and a community services social enterprise.