A clinical commissioning group has vowed to take action after a report found a ‘robust perception’ of unequal opportunity among staff from minority ethnic backgrounds, and ‘inappropriate language and behaviours’ from some managers.
New areas have emerged as hotspots for excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, according to new analysis of care home statistics by HSJ.
The former leader of a home counties primary care trust has been appointed to lead the region’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
There is significant variation in ambulance response times to patients with serious conditions such as suspected strokes or heart attacks, which is not fully explained by how rural an area is, an HSJ analysis has revealed.
A health system in the east of England is looking for a new leader, which will be the fifth appointment to the post since 2016.
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.
The planned merger of three Essex hospital trusts has been pushed back a year, board papers published this month have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership has announced the retirement of its first full-time lead officer after just over a year in the role.
Nearly a quarter of clinical commissioning groups are spending less than the estimated sum needed to provide proper care to seriously ill mental health patients, according to a new analysis by HSJ.
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.
The CareRooms concept occurred to me after spending the last 25 years in healthcare and being a long term carer for my father, who died in 2016. But I started off selling bagels. By CareRooms chief executive Paul Gaudin
Tom Cahill, chief executive of Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust, has stepped down as leader of his regional STP after 15 months in the post.
Providing talking therapies to patients with long term conditions saved nearly £200,000 for physical health services in one trailblazing site, data shared exclusively with HSJ shows.
Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” model to run their hospitals have launched a mortality review in a bid to address “higher than expected” ratios and “sustained” rises across its sites, HSJ has learned.
Troubled Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has appointed a successor to its controversial outgoing chief executive Phil Morley.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, which has long struggled against key performance targets, has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission and placed in special measures.