Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

Police

Ward remains 'temporarily' closed after police investigation

A Bristol dementia ward has been “temporarily” closed for two months after a police investigation into the possible ill treatment of a patient.

Bristol

Potentially 'life threatening' gaps in care, independent review warns

Disruptions linked to a new care model for Bristol community mental health services “may well have been life threatening”, a review into patient suicides and self-harm has found.

Whistle

Revealed: CQC inspects 40 providers after whistleblower concerns

Whistleblowers’ complaints to the Care Quality Commission have resulted in 40 providers having inspections instigated or brought forward in the last year.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Dozen trusts named for second consultants turnaround scheme

Regulators have named 12 more NHS trusts that will work with management consultants to improve their finances, as well as setting out a “fee structure” for paying the companies for the work.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

NHS finances: The best and worst performing trusts in quarter three

HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.

money efficiency

Analysis: Trusts 'on track' with finances forecast major deterioration

A number of NHS trusts that were said to be on track with their financial plans midway through 2016-17 have actually produced forecasts suggesting significant deterioration.

Bristol one use

Major children's services contract awarded to independent-led partnership

A partnership of non-profit and NHS providers have been awarded a multimillion pound contract to provide children’s community services in the South West.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Payslip

Revealed: Ministers sign off £300k of pay rises for trust chairs

Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.

Clifton bridge Bristol

Exclusive: Struggling CCGs weigh up merger

Three clinical commissioning groups in the South West are weighing up plans for a single accountable officer or a full merger, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: The Southern Health carve-up continues

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Social care

Commissioners insist Virgin Care will make no 'margin' on Bath contract

COMMERICAL: A CCG and council in the South West have claimed Virgin Care will make no “margin” on a community services contract it has been chosen as the preferred bidder for.

Bath

Virgin Care preferred bidder for £69m community services contract

COMMERCIAL: Virgin Care has been selected as preferred bidder to provide community services in Bath and north east Somerset covering a current annual expenditure of £69.2m.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Jim Mackey’s naughty step

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

London

Six areas take on new mental health commissioning powers

Six regions have been chosen by NHS England to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Kernow’s troubles continue

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Bristol

Single bidder kept in race for children’s services contract

Consortium of NHS and social enterprise bidders is single bidder for children’s community services contract in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset