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The full extent of the increased pressure on a struggling city hospital after the downgrading of a neighbour’s emergency department has finally been revealed.
A rural trust has warned university places to study nursing are not being filled despite a recent boost in national funding to expand clinical placements.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after an unsuccessful national campaign for a permanent recruit.
A Lincolnshire trust which has been in special measures for more than two years is asking the public for their views on its reputation.
A single accountable officer has been appointed to work across four Lincolnshire clinical commissioning groups.
New funding allocations which favour areas of extreme deprivation will see some clinical commissioning groups receive cash growth of up to 15 per cent next year, with others receiving increases of less than 5 per cent.
Glen Garrod makes a case for implementing integrated personal budgets for patients with funding from health and social care to ensure an “integrated experience”
The Care Quality Commission could take action against an NHS trust after a coroner exposed its poor handling of a patient death and failure to follow duty of candour rules.
Executives at an NHS trust have told the Care Quality Commission they are ”consumed by operational issues” with the regulator recommeding it remain in special measures.
A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.
A chief executive due to retire from a London acute trust next month has been asked to lead a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
Grantham and District Hospital’s emergency department will remain closed overnight for at least another three months, United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has announced.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.
Alan Johnson, the former Labour health secretary, has turned down national NHS roles to chair a local estates company, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England’s medical director is considering new safety measures for acute trusts after a patient died from drinking alcohol rub.
A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services after regulators raised the alarm about patient safety.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has become the second of the original 11 trusts placed in special measures in 2013 to be put back in the programme, after being rated inadequate.