The board of Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust explain how the role of independent chair will lead the Integrated Care System Leadership Group and help shape the vision of transforming health and social care across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.
An elderly patient died after clinicians missed his haemorrhage and discharged him improperly to a community hospital where there was no medical cover, prompting concerns from a coroner.
Nursing students will have their course fees paid for government funding in exchange for committing to work for two remote NHS trusts.
Experts have warned commissioners are being “short-sighted” in their lack of support for adults with ADHD, with many areas failing to provide a diagnosis service.
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
A nurse has been appointed as the new chief executive of a community and mental health trust in one of England’s most advanced health economies.
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Extra beds, more staff at night, and twice-daily meetings with health economy chiefs are among the factors that caused an “inadequate” trust’s A&E performance to rocket by nearly 40 percentage points in two months.
A mental health trust in a rural location has opened 15 rehabilitation beds to implement a “unique” model of care which it says will eliminate the need for inappropriate out of n area placements.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
A foundation trust boss in a struggling health economy has raised the prospect of a “formal dispute” with the county council over more than £2m of late invoice payments.
Two trusts have stopped a potential merger after NHS Improvement said the problems faced by their health economy need to be fixed first, HSJ has learned.
Cornwall Council is set to take over the functions of Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group as part of the development of an accountable care system.
An interim deal has been struck between a mental health and community provider and NHS Property Services amid a row over liability for millions in estates maintenance costs.
The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.
The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.
An acute trust and a mental health and community provider have set up a joint board in a significant step towards closer working and the creation of an accountable care system.
Commissioners have agreed to help an acute trust access more incentive funding through changing the way its accident and emergency performance is reported – despite the decision breaching procurement regulations.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.