A financially troubled Hertfordshire trust has appointed its fifth leader in five years.
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.
The chair of a trust recently put back into special measures has announced his resignation, adding “a change in board leadership” was needed to address the “significant cultural change” required for a turnaround.
Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership is drawing up plans for a major stroke reconfiguration which involves partnering with a neighbouring trauma centre, HSJ has learned.
More than 7,000 NHS staff raised concerns with a local freedom to speak up guardian according to the latest data.
North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in special measures after inspectors rated the trust and its leadership inadequate, having found a “bullying culture” and an “obvious deterioration” in services.
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.
Regulators withheld funding from a teaching hospital after it admitted only meeting its accident and emergency target “through the inclusion of the walk in centre performance [data]” from a facility it does not run, HSJ has learned.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.
More than 1,500 people gather for annual celebration of the finest achievements in the NHS, with winners named in 23 categories at the 2017 HSJ Awards.
The team undertook initiatives to enable early identification and treatment of sepsis which included designing a new sepsis pathway, creating a sepsis recognition box and providing prompt cards and sepsis badges to staff.
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.
Concerns have been raised by a teaching trust that consolidating its back office with two smaller local trusts may not deliver direct savings for the larger provider, HSJ has learned.
Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” for all five local clinical commissioning groups with all their major providers.
A former health secretary has been brought in to chair Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership, amid concerns about its progress and credibility.
Several major NHS acute hospitals have been forced into a fresh wave of cancellations of operations, appointments and other services as the health service grappled with the continued fallout of Friday’s cyber attack.