System leaders have appointed a new interim chair for the troubled East of England Ambulance Service Trust.
NHS Providers has warned that trusts will need extra funding if changes to how holiday pay is calculated go ahead.
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.
An NHS trust threatened a staff member with legal action after he reported feeling suicidal, court documents reveal.
An £84m urgent and emergency care transformation in Middlesbrough, system wide cancer reconfiguration in South Yorkshire, and a large elective care centre in Norfolk were among projects which missed out on recent government funding.
The chief executive of a special measures trust has stepped down just weeks after its chair departed.
A former health minister has been appointed as the chair of a Home Counties sustainability and transformation partnership.
Regional chiefs have identified Norfolk as a trouble spot this winter, with local ambulance handover delays described as a “major problem”, according to leaked meeting minutes obtained by HSJ.
A senior system leader’s concerns about the “significant problems” facing a struggling ambulance trust are laid bare in meeting minutes obtained by HSJ.
East of England Ambulance Service Trust has lined up an interim chief executive following the resignation of Robert Morton last month, HSJ understands.
A series of articles by HSJ senior correspondent James Illman exposing care failings at East of England Ambulance Services Trust was named “investigation of the year” at last night’s inaugural Press Gazette specialist media awards.
The chief executive of the embattled East of England Ambulance Service Trust has announced he will step down, citing personal reasons.
An embattled ambulance trust has floated the unprecedented move of asking volunteers to drive ambulances, HSJ can reveal.
An external review of the East of England Ambulance Services Trust’s leadership concluded bosses showed “cohesive leadership” and had a “clear vision” just weeks after the Care Quality Commission raised concerns about how well led it was.
Former health minister George Freeman has today joined fellow senior local MPs calling for a “change in management” at the East of England Ambulance Service Trust and said he was “shocked by the lack of real leadership” at the provider.
East of England Ambulance Service Trust has been rated requires improvement by the Care Quality Commission, which raised concerns about a “lack of leadership”, “low staff morale”, and an “unsustainable” strategy in key areas.
An “independent” review which said nobody died because of long ambulance delays in the East of England this winter “simply does not tally with the experiences of frontline staff”, senior whistleblowers have told HSJ.
MPs told a health minister and system leaders they had no confidence in the East of England Ambulance Service Trust’s leadership at a private meeting earlier this month, while a former minister claimed managers had “misled” MPs.
Ambulance trusts are seeking tens of millions of pounds in additional funding to meet new response targets and to cope with increasing demand, HSJ has learned.