A national strategy is needed to tackle health risks linked to antipsychotic drugs because current policy is letting tens of thousands of people fall through the gaps, commissioners in London are warning.
A troubled mental health trust’s quality rating has been upgraded from “inadequate” to “requires improvement” but it remains in special measures, inspectors have announced.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has been knighted in the 2020 new year’s honours list.
HSJ’s fortnightly briefing covering safety, quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector.
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New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.
Workforce culture at the NHS requires a seismic shift at every level, note Ben Gershlick, Billy Palmer and Suzzie Bailey.
Winner East London Foundation Trust: An embedded and sustained “no blame” culture has resulted in marked reductions in the length of time clinical claims take to settle Changing the culture has helped East London FT settle clinical negligence claims in just over half the time it takes nationally – 2.29 ...
Nick Carver and Joan Saddler give an overview of two recently held podcasts that featured an expert panel discussing inclusiveness in the health service
Achieving a step-change in the quality of care across the NHS is ultimately going to require an organisation-wide approach to improvement, writes Bryan Jones
More than £35m of central tech funding for NHS providers was held back last year, with at least one region losing out after local organisations failed to reach a financial deal.
Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.
The chief executive of inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust is stepping down after less than a year in charge, the trust has announced.
Stuart Richardson, chief operating officer for Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, explains how the new leadership team roles offer opportunities to develop and implement real system wide change for people with mental health and learning disabilities
Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.
The chair of an outstanding trust has been appointed to lead Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, which is in special measures.
Only one trust has as many black and minority ethnic board members as white, and 96 trusts say they have no BME board directors at all, new data has revealed.
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
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.