Commissioners have raised concerns about a hospital trust which has failed to report basic waiting time data for almost two years after it went live with a controversial government-subsidised patient records system.
Two members of the board overseeing the merger of three are stepping down from their leadership positions.
System leaders have appointed a new interim chair for the troubled East of England Ambulance Service Trust.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black. This week by correspondent Nick Carding.
The independent chair of the Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership will stand down later this year.
One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.
The planned merger of three Essex hospital trusts has been pushed back a year, board papers published this month have revealed.
A major reconfiguration of services faces referral to the health and social care secretary by a local council, putting £118m of transformation funding at risk.
Mid and South Essex commissioners have approved a controversial acute reorganisation, which will involve major changes to where and how emergency, specialist and elective services across the patch.
Mid and South Essex sustainability and transformation partnership, a success regime area which covers one of England’s most pressured health economies, cut its delayed discharges by two thirds in a year, its chair has revealed.
Senior clinicians and local campaigners have raised safety concerns over plans for a major reconfiguration of stroke services in Essex.
The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge.
More older patients are waiting too long in hospital before treatment for painful and crippling hip fractures, new data reveals, potentially undermining “compassion and dignity” for patients.
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.
Three out of the five clinical commissioning group chairs in mid and south Essex abstained from a vote over publishing a consultation on plans to reconfigure local hospital services, HSJ has learned.
Plans to pilot a controversial care model with private households renting spare rooms to NHS patients post discharge could have gone live from as early as December and are not dead in the water, HSJ understands.
The five clinical commissioning groups in the mid and south Essex success regime area have appointed a single lead accountable officer.
Five clinical commissioning groups have been given legal directions by NHS England this month – two of which have been ordered to stop commissioning all acute services.
NHS leaders in Essex have dropped plans for a “blanket” redirection of all blue light ambulances from two of the area’s hospitals to Basildon following a backlash from residents and clinicians.
A Conservative election candidate in Essex has said local NHS organisations should close a minor injuries unit and sell the land, on the proviso alternative services are put in place first.