A ‘flurry’ of whistleblowers have raised concerns about the culture within an NHS trust which is grappling with finance and governance problems, its directors have been told.
Four board members of a mental health trust at the centre of several governance investigations were paid overtime for work during the peak of the first wave of covid-19, its new CEO has confirmed.
The long-serving chief executive of a community and mental health trust has resigned, amid official reviews into allegations of multiple financial and governance failings, HSJ has learned.
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2020, HSJ takes a look back at the 10 most read mental health stories of the year.
The development of the integrated care agenda will see more mental health providers merging with acute trusts, an experienced chief executive has forecast.
Five NHS trusts in the South West have been ordered to make immediate improvements after the death of a 20-year-old prisoner who needed healthcare.
A rural health economy is establishing a single staff bank which all NHS and care home organisations in its patch can access.
A new app has been launched by NHS England to track staff absences related to coronavirus amid increasing pressure on the NHS workforce.
Covid-19 related absence rates for medics at a community and mental health trust have risen to nearly 20 per cent in the last three weeks, new figures have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership has agreed an “incredibly challenging” ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 ahead of declaring a “climate emergency”.
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.
Local NHS and council chiefs have met Treasury boss Sajid Javid to ask for an exemption from funding rules they say make it impossible to improve care in a rural area.
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.
A community and mental health trust is refusing to pay some of its bills and rent to a government-owned subsidiary company amid fears over fire safety.
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.