An acute and community trust is reviewing four of its main care pathways in an effort to avoid issues faced by other providers as it prepares to switch to the Epic electronic patient record.
A Midlands hospital trust has come out of special measures, two years after the Care Quality Commission uncovered “serious” problems with the care provided.
The NHS must take a firmer grip of recruitment efforts in overseas countries, and make sure that trusts and health systems cooperate and adopt best practice, if targets are to be met, according to Health Education England’s director of global engagement Ged Byrne.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay