A single accountable officer has been appointed to work across four Lincolnshire clinical commissioning groups.
Unions at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust have passed a ‘no confidence vote’ in its senior management because of patient safety concerns.
Glen Garrod makes a case for implementing integrated personal budgets for patients with funding from health and social care to ensure an “integrated experience”
A Lincolnshire trust is predicting it will spend £32m on agency staff by the end of the year due to a high vacancy rate and staff turnover.
The Care Quality Commission could take action against an NHS trust after a coroner exposed its poor handling of a patient death and failure to follow duty of candour rules.
Thousands of disabled children who need a wheelchair are still being forced to wait more than four months from the time of their referral to the equipment being delivered, an exclusive HSJ analysis of official data has revealed.
Executives at an NHS trust have told the Care Quality Commission they are ”consumed by operational issues” with the regulator recommeding it remain in special measures.
Thirteen clinical commissioning groups have performed a U-turn on “de-humanising” funding policies, after being threatened with legal action by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has written to 13 clinical commissioning groups threatening legal action over “discriminatory” funding policies for people with serious long term health conditions.
Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.
A clinical commissioning group and NHS community trust have complained to an online GP consultation service about it using the address of an NHS walk in centre in its advertising.
An increasing number of clinical commissioning groups are considering the introduction of controversial minimum waiting times for “non urgent” NHS procedures, despite clinical and legal concerns, HSJ has learned.
The overnight closure of Grantham and District Hospital’s A&E will not face a full investigation by the Independent Reconfiguration Panel.
Grantham and District Hospital’s emergency department will remain closed overnight for at least another three months, United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has announced.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.
A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services after regulators raised the alarm about patient safety.
South Lincolnshire CCG chief officer John Turner has been appointed senior responsible officer at Lincolnshire STP.
The overnight closure of a struggling emergency unit has been extended for at least a further three months.