Patient care is being disrupted by increasing numbers of infrastructure failures amid a continued rise in the cost of fixing outdated and potentially dangerous parts of the NHS estate, new figures show.
A private ambulance company which provided patient transport services for the NHS has been deregistered by the Care Quality Commission.
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The number of covid patients in Manchester’s hospitals has almost doubled over the weekend, HSJ understands.
Dozens of acute trusts have operated at very high levels of bed occupancy in the past month, as they deal with a surge in non-covid patients with thousands fewer beds than normal.
The number of covid inpatients at Royal Bolton Hospital has declined slightly over the weekend.
One of the highest profile NHS reconfigurations of the last decade — that pledged to save 300 lives per year — has been “quietly dropped”, HSJ has learned.
A new provider chief executive says her path to the top job would have been 10 years quicker if she was male and from somewhere more fashionable than Bolton.
Covid demand on hospitals is now rising rapidly in parts of England so far spared the worst of wave two, analysis of new figures reveals.
Greater Manchester’s hospitals have seen a new surge in beds occupied by patients with coronavirus in the last 24 hours, HSJ understands.
An acute hospital in Greater Manchester is now experiencing a spike in coronavirus patients, following weeks of high infection rates in the community.
The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.
Just one in four people suffering from a long-term mental illness are in work. Mental health problems at work cost the economy £34.9bn with a cost to business of £26bn each year.
Two parents who have lost babies are to act as specialist advisers to an investigation into maternity and neonatal services in East Kent, which is beginning its work.
Regulators have uncovered multiple examples of patients being put at risk when junior doctors are left with tasks they are not trained for, lacking support, and facing bullying and inappropriate behaviour.
The need for Greater Manchester to improve its performance against the accident and emergency target needs to be “deeply recognised” — and lessons learned from the slower than expected impact of the region’s prevention work, one of its senior leaders had told HSJ.
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A widely respected hospital chief executive has been appointed chief officer for a large sustainability and transformation partnership in the north west, HSJ has learned.