Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan
The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
Poor governance and cultural problems at the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch have damaged staff morale and led to confused decision making according to multiple whistleblowers, who told HSJ it had also seen major delays to its reports and needed to be “put back on track”.
A sustainability and transformation partnership which has faced a turbulent few years has appointed new leadership.
Saffron Cordery on the three key aspects in reforming local health economies: how we reorganise and consolidate; which economies of scale are right; and what we are trying to achieve through integration
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
One of England’s smallest trusts is predicting a deficit of nearly 10 per cent of its turnover and may not accept next year’s control total.
The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.
An NHS trust has issued a safety alert to all staff and introduced a new working model for acute medicine consultants following a patient’s death last year.
The Care Quality Commission said clinical excellence awards should be routinely withheld from senior medics at trusts in special measures, according to documents obtained by HSJ.
One of the NHS’s biggest hospital trusts has appointed a new chief executive.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham
The waiting list should be shrinking at this time of year, but it isn’t. In better news, the number of one year waiters is coming down.
There is no “silver bullet” to improve failing trusts, the chief executive of the latest NHS trust to jump from an “inadequate” to “good” Care Quality Commission rating has said.
Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.
A teaching hospital has had to contact more than 1,000 staff and patients after a “unique, unexpected transmission” of tuberculosis between a patient, a staff member and another patient.
Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.