Nottinghamshire Healthcare has appointed Dr John Brewin as its new chief executive after the retirement of Ruth Hawkins in September.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
An increasing number of clinical commissioning groups are considering the introduction of controversial minimum waiting times for “non urgent” NHS procedures, despite clinical and legal concerns, HSJ has learned.
A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.
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.
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NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.
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.
United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust has appointed new interim medical and finance directors this month, its latest board papers confirm.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
Only a fraction of hospitals and primary care providers have asked the Care Quality Commission to review their ratings following an inspection, with just eight having a rating changed.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has set out plans to temporarily close Grantham Hospital’s emergency department at night time because of staff shortages and patient safety concerns.
RECONFIGURATION: NHS leaders in Lincolnshire will go out to public consultation later this year over plans to radically overhaul key services.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
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PERFORMANCE: Organisations across Lincolnshire are to form a group to improve the region’s care quality, rescue its financial position and develop a county-wide workforce plan.