NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.
A large mental health provider unfairly dismissed a nurse with a record of whistleblowing because it feared he was seeking to highlight care failures, a tribunal has ruled.
Two London trusts have entered into a “strategic alliance”, they announced this week.
A major programme involving land sales and services moving site has come a step closer to completion after the government announced £100m for the projects.
Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside
Four sustainability and transformation plan areas will spearhead system leaders’ plans for regional back office mergers across the NHS, which could require significant changes to local governance structures.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the London region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.
WORKFORCE: The chief executive of Camden and Islington Foundation Trust is to retire next spring.
Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
PERFORMANCE: A coroner has criticised Camden and Islington Foundation Trust for a “lack of cohesion and clinical direction” after a patient hanged himself.
The pros and cons of vanguard sites developing new care models
MENTAL HEALTH: An independent review of more than a dozen mental health patient deaths has criticised an NHS trust for what it described as ‘unacceptable’ bed management practices.
PERFORMANCE: Doctors, nurses and psychologists from Camden and Islington Foundation Trust are visiting GP practices to give mental health assessments for patients closer to home.