Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical waste

Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

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.

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

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.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Winner Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust: Clozapine clinic patient safety improvement initiative

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Breaking: Acute and mental health trusts to merge

An acute hospital trust and mental health and community trust could merge into a single provider.

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Region's elderly care services 'inconsistent', says CQC

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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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Revealed: Trusts lined up for next wave of digital funding

Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.

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More than 500 staff to transfer from community to acute trust

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.

Jackie Daniel

Dame Jackie Daniel to step down as trust chief executive

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.

Stephen Eames

Exclusive: Pioneering trust partnership names joint exec team

A hospital and mental health trust have confirmed their joint board and management structure, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: How much NHS trusts made from land sales

Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.

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Workforce shortage delays mental health safety checks

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.

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Updated: The NHS trusts with the highest DTOC rates

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.

Stephen Eames

Acute chief executive to lead neighbouring mental health trust

The leader of an acute hospital trust been appointed the interim chief executive of the neighbouring mental health and community trust.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

STP could lead to joint trust leadership

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.

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Revealed: Trusts with the best and worst manager engagement

NHS staff feel senior managers do not involve them enough in decision making, according to the latest staff survey results, released this morning.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

David Williams

What's new in care models: Is full integration impossible?

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Vanguard trusts take stake in GP practice

Two trusts in the North West have become partners at a local GP practice.