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.
As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs stepping down and a merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country being delayed
More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.
The General Medical Council is reviewing up to 3,000 doctors’ records to verify their authenticity following reports about the use of a fraudulent qualification to join the register.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.
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An acute hospital trust and mental health and community trust could merge into a single provider.
Health services for older people in Cumbria are inconsistent and services are in the “very early” stages of integration, the Care Quality Commission has said.
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Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.
More than 500 community services staff will be transferred to an acute trust as part of a £20m contract switch paving the way to an accountable care system.
A leading chief executive made a dame in the new year’s honours list has announced she is stepping down from her trust after more than five years at the helm.
A hospital and mental health trust have confirmed their joint board and management structure, HSJ can reveal.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
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.
The leader of an acute hospital trust been appointed the interim chief executive of the neighbouring mental health and community trust.
Sustainability and transformation plans in the North West could lead to joint leadership between an acute trust and community and mental health trust, HSJ has learned.