A combined local authority in the north east is seeking a Greater Manchester style devolution of powers over health and social care, in a bid to “reintroduce” services to one part of the region.
The Care Quality Commission has pledged to overhaul its whistleblowing procedures after a report described as “wrong” its decision not to publish a critical inspection report about Whorlton Hall — years before alleged abuse was revealed there.
Babylon has announced major plans to partner with a Midlands trust and launch “digital-first integrated care” across the region.
A former Oxford hospitals trust director who admitted to a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree has been given a suspended sentence.
Seven pilot sites have been selected to develop NHS England’s new community care targets.
Many “guardians” tasked with ensuring staff are supported when they speak out about safety concerns are not being given time to fulfil their roles by their trusts, a national head has said.
A new interim leader has been appointed to Greater Manchester’s devolved health and care system, with a permanent replacement for Jon Rouse expected to be appointed later this year.
An incumbent pathology provider looks set to lose its bid to retain a contract worth £2.25bn over 15 years.
The Care Quality Commission is considering the prosecution of a hospital trust facing allegations of poor maternity care, HSJ can reveal.
One of the country’s smallest trusts recorded 277 serious incidents over a two-year period, HSJ can reveal.
A new national clinical director has suggested it is unlikely a key long-term plan commitment over stroke care will be met, which could leave thousands of people severely disabled.
Trusts have been told to collaborate with others to increase the “efficiency and scale” of international recruitment, in new national guidance shared with HSJ.
The Care Quality Commission has said it only saw a damning report into a series of failings in a trust’s maternity services three years after it was written.
Herefordshire clinicians injected a patient in the wrong eye after a technical blunder, board papers have revealed.
Commissioners have backtracked on a previous refusal to review the death of a patient with learning disabilities.
A trust whose chief executive is also in charge of commissioning for its patch has appointed a director tasked with helping “join together” health and care services.
NHS England asked an “inadequate” hospital for people with learning disabilities and autism to admit a patient, despite the service having a “voluntary” ban on admissions in place — and shortly before inspectors decided to impose a legal restriction.
NHS England and Improvement believe there will be no conflict of interest from a senior partner at McKinsey becoming chair of an integrated care system, they have told HSJ.
A large fall in HIV transmission among gay and bisexual men has occurred since responsibility for providing sexual health services moved from the NHS to local government, data from Public Health England has revealed.