There is significant variation in ambulance response times to patients with serious conditions such as suspected strokes or heart attacks, which is not fully explained by how rural an area is, an HSJ analysis has revealed.
The chief executive of an embattled trust has told HSJ the organisation has sometimes been guilty of normalising the “unacceptable”, after regulators decided it should remain in special measures.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
Two mental health trusts in the East Midlands will share a joint chair from next year.
Emergency services at one of Lincolnshire’s largest hospitals were rated “inadequate” because staff were too busy trying to make improvements on another site.
A fifth standalone community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
The full extent of the increased pressure on a struggling city hospital after the downgrading of a neighbour’s emergency department has finally been revealed.
One of the country’s biggest rural trusts has cut patients’ length of stay in hospital and improved waiting times by separating elective orthopaedic work from trauma cases, according to the results of a pilot project.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after an unsuccessful national campaign for a permanent recruit.
A Lincolnshire trust which has been in special measures for more than two years is asking the public for their views on its reputation.
A single accountable officer has been appointed to work across four Lincolnshire clinical commissioning groups.
A community trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
A clinical commissioning group and NHS community trust have complained to an online GP consultation service about it using the address of an NHS walk in centre in its advertising.
The overnight closure of Grantham and District Hospital’s A&E will not face a full investigation by the Independent Reconfiguration Panel.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
A CCG and local authority have appointed the council’s chief executive to head a single leadership team across both organisations.
A trust in special measures is working with Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust to improve its maternity services after regulators raised the alarm about patient safety.
South Lincolnshire CCG chief officer John Turner has been appointed senior responsible officer at Lincolnshire STP.