Patient care could be “compromised” by trusts’ plans to implement paperless referrals, GPs in the south east have warned.
Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.
Susan Acott has been appointed as the permanent chief executive of East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust after nearly six months as interim leader.
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A former chief executive of Imperial College Healthcare Trust has been appointed as chair at one of the country’s most troubled trusts.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
An acute trust has commissioned an external review of its operating theatres following a string of never events, all of which caused harm to patients.
Kent and Medway is hoping to become the first area to offer patients thrombectomy outside a neuroscience centre as part of a wider shake-up of stroke services, HSJ has learned.
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
NHS regulators have set out next steps in their efforts to help trusts buy out private finance initiative contracts which have “absolutely ridiculous” profit margins.
Collaboration gives “the advantages of scale that come with merger and acquisition without the downsides”
The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Several NHS trusts which were slated by officials for takeover or management franchise are revealed in a list obtained by HSJ, which regulators sought to keep secret for 18 months.
A trust has said it has no plans to pull out of its contract for a troubled radiology information system, shortly after its leaders considered terminating the deal early.