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HSJ Value Awards 2019: Effective litigation management award

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 ...

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Increasing inclusivity can be hard and uncomfortable, but it is vital

Nick Carver and Joan Saddler give an overview of two recently held podcasts that featured an expert panel discussing inclusiveness in the health service

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What do 'outstanding' trusts tell us about how to improve care?

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

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Tens of millions in STP tech funding held back

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.

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Special measures trust appoints new chief

Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.

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Beleaguered trust’s chief steps down after less than a year

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.

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Leadership Q&A: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust

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

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Snubbed STP accuses centre of not fully considering capital bids

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.

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Leading chair appointed to special measures trust

The chair of an outstanding trust has been appointed to lead Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust, which is in special measures.

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Just one trust has 50pc BME board share

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.

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London trusts to lose £300m after tariff change

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.

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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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Midlands trust rated 'outstanding'

A mental health trust has been rated “outstanding” by CQC inspectors – the third in the country to achieve the highest ranking.

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Five-trust consortium to repatriate high risk patients

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.

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Vaunted health tech firm forced to act on misleading marketing

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.

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NHSI: Sacking leaders and quick savings 'endanger improvement'

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.

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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

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Ten per cent increase in CAMHS beds confirmed

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.