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.
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.
The overnight closure of Grantham and District Hospital’s A&E will not face a full investigation by the Independent Reconfiguration Panel.
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.
Hampshire Constabulary and Isle of Wight Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has become the second of the original 11 trusts placed in special measures in 2013 to be put back in the programme, after being rated inadequate.
One in five children and almost one in six adults are waiting more than four months for the wheelchair they need to be delivered.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
The cyber attack experienced by Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust in October was caused by a variant of ransomware, a trust director has revealed.
RECONFIGURATION: NHS leaders in Lincolnshire will go out to public consultation later this year over plans to radically overhaul key services.
APPOINTMENT: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed Dean Fathers as its new chair.
A private sector supplier has won the first tender for commissioning support services to be completed via NHS England’s procurement framework.
WORKFORCE: Jan Sobieraj has been appointed chief executive of United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.
PERFORMANCE: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is performing a ‘deep dive’ review into the deaths of some liver disease patients after mortality rates were found to be much higher than expected.
COMMERCIAL: Commissioners across the East Midlands are looking to extend their contracts with the region’s biggest providers of NHS 111 services by six months. It follows an NHS England moratorium on procuring fresh contracts until September.