More than 95 per cent of staff at one clinical commissioning group would recommend it as a place to work – but one newly-formed organisation would be recommended by well under half its staff, according to NHS staff survey results.
A survey of an area’s GPs and other primary care staff found those from a minority ethnic background feel they are less involved in decision making and less respected by their colleagues, according to results shared with HSJ.
Cancer screening programmes designed to save hundreds of lives have been delayed by up to a year as services struggle with staff and equipment shortages, HSJ can reveal.
Just two regions account for nine of the 10 worst performing clinical commissioning groups for late detection of cancer, according to official data.
Catering staff employed by private company Sodexo at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals FT will go on strike next week in a dispute over pay.
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has promoted its nursing director to chief executive.
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust has achieved teaching trust status today following a public consultation.
COMMISSIONING: Patient transport services across south Yorkshire are to be put out to tender for the first time in a move to deliver more seven day services.
HSJ’s new weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings, and efforts to get the health service back in the black
WORKFORCE: Four senior managers are facing disciplinary action over the serial misreporting of accounts at an acute trust facing a £38m deficit.
Four fifths of clinical commissioning groups have at least one large scale GP provider group in their area, according to information collected by HSJ.
The chief executive of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust has defended the ‘integrity and character’ of the trust’s finance director following the discovery of a previously unknown £12.6m deficit.
The finance director of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals has resigned after the foundation trust discovered a previously unreported £12m deficit.
NHS England has told clinical commissioning groups in the north to jointly go to market to procure vital support services.
WORKFORCE: Counter fraud specialists at NHS Protect have warned West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit about ‘inconsistencies’ and ‘weakness’ in their pre-employment checks.
WORKFORCE: Shortages of ward nurses were recorded in 25 incident reports in January at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust.
Two commissioning support units have not made it on to NHS England’s procurement framework, placing their viability and the futures of around 2,200 staff in doubt, HSJ has learned
More than a third of CCGs have no plans to retender their community services, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
PERFORMANCE: Recent board papers for Doncaster CCG warn of falling A&E four hour waiting time target performance at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in March.