The Care Quality Commission has assumed standards in the health and social care sectors could deteriorate in 2018-19.
A foundation trust has refused to release a governance report after a follow up review showed it had been “fundamentally transformed” from having a “dysfunctional” board.
The Five Year Forward View has failed NHS community services and a third of community providers cut staff last year, NHS Providers chief executive has said.
Two hospital trusts in separate health economies are looking at the benefits of a “stronger working relationship and collaboration”.
The Health and Safety Executive is investigating the death of a patient who absconded from a mental health unit and was then killed by an apparent stranger.
Uncertainty has arisen over the provision of a price comparison tool used by trusts to analyse and improve their spending, HSJ has learned.
A mental health trust in a rural location has opened 15 rehabilitation beds to implement a “unique” model of care which it says will eliminate the need for inappropriate out of n area placements.
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Public confidence in official NHS waiting times data “continues to be undermined” because of lack of action by NHS leaders, the government’s statistics watchdog has warned.
A large acute trust in London has missed its original financial target for last year by £60m, but has still been awarded most of its sustainability and transformation funding.
A deficit ridden acute trust has rejected a demand by NHS Improvement to deliver a £23m surplus in 2018-19, with local commissioners criticising the imposed target.