As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs stepping down and a merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country being delayed
National improvement teams are set to visit 25 mental health trusts as part of a bid to prevent inappropriate physical restraint and other “restrictive practices”.
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.
The funding regime that was introduced to stabilise the acute sector has resulted in more cash being funnelled into the NHS trusts that needed it the least, according to analysis by HSJ.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
NHS trusts ended last year with a combined deficit of £960m, according to accounting data published by regulators.
A mental health trust has received £53m from the sale of a large parcel of land to the Greater London Authority.
A consortium of mental health trusts has created a new central team to bring back out of area patients and manage beds for the footprint.
A mental health trust has appointed a new leader after its chief executive stood down last year to lead a neighbouring acute trust as part of a hospital chain.
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A mental health trust chief executive will lead a neighbouring acute trust as part of a hospital chain, HSJ understands.
A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.
Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.
The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Several NHS trusts which were slated by officials for takeover or management franchise are revealed in a list obtained by HSJ, which regulators sought to keep secret for 18 months.