Ambulance response times were some of the best ever seen last month – as the extra demand imposed by covid-19 had started to diminish and patients called the service less than last year.
Having more time to prepare for the surge in coronavirus cases helped the North West region formulate “considered” plans, the chief executive of its new temporary ‘Nightingale’ hospital has told HSJ.
The local areas where patients are waiting the longest for ambulances have been publicly identified for the first time by an HSJ investigation.
Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.
NHS Providers has warned that trusts will need extra funding if changes to how holiday pay is calculated go ahead.
A former army officer who served in Afghanistan has been appointed the new chief executive of an ambulance trust in special measures.
More than a dozen NHS trusts in a devolution area have agreed to align their buying power for purchases costing more than £1m, HSJ can reveal.
The chief executive who has led one of England’s most challenged ambulance trusts over the last 18 months is to leave.
The NHS could deliver around £500m of annual savings by squeezing out unwarranted variation in ambulance performance, operations and procurement, a major review published today concluded.
Ambulance trusts are seeking tens of millions of pounds in additional funding to meet new response targets and to cope with increasing demand, HSJ has learned.
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The chief executive of the struggling North West Ambulance Trust has announced his retirement.
A “model ambulance” is to be created to tackle variation across England’s 10 ambulance trusts.
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Manchester’s emergency services practised dealing with a scenario “not too dissimilar” to last night’s terror attack about one month ago, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s chief officer Jon Rouse has said.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
One of the success regimes to turnaround troubled health economies has proposed a major overhaul in the way healthcare is delivered across its patch, including significant changes to emergency, community and maternity services.