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.
A mental health trust has been rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors – the third in the country to achieve the highest ranking.
A consortium of mental health trusts has created a new central team to bring back out of area patients and manage beds for the footprint.
A much vaunted digital health firm that has partnered with Uber has been forced to remove incorrect claims about NHS partnerships from its marketing, and to launch a probe of fake five star reviews allegedly posted by employees.
Sacking leaders when mistakes are made and “salami slicing” budgets to make quick savings “endanger improvement” and risk system failure in mental health, a new NHS Improvement report says.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
More than 130 new child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned as part of national plans to expand capacity by 10 per cent by 2019.
This is HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.
The NHS has seen a slight improvement in how black and minority ethnic staff are treated compared to white colleagues since 2016 but the latest data stills shows there is “much, much more work to do”.
An outstanding rated trust has failed in its bid to renew a five year health and wellbeing contract in Bedfordshire.
A struggling foundation trust that was put back into special measures less than a year after exiting them has been assigned an outstanding rated buddy trust.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.
One of the country’s leading mental health trusts has won a £195m contract to provide community health services in Bedfordshire.
The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.
Quality improvement is not a “pipedream” for mental health providers despite the current financial climate, a new King’s Fund report has concluded.
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