Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust

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Trouble at the top - will the updated FPPR guidance fix this?

Amina Uddin explores the updated guidance on the Fitness of Proper Persons Test but says the key issue is whether the test is applied appropriately

Baroness Dido Harding

Managers who 'cross moral line' will be barred, warns NHS Improvement chair

NHS Improvement chair Baroness Harding has called for a much “firmer” fit and proper person test and pledged the regulator would stop “recycling” senior NHS managers who cross “a moral line”.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Investigation launched into how jobs were found for discredited NHS managers

NHS Improvement has commissioned an independent investigation into the way jobs were “found or facilitated” for former directors at the scandal hit Liverpool Community Health Trust.

Bill Kirkup

Kirkup warnings over scrapped community services 'forward view'

The safety expert who investigated the Liverpool care scandal has raised concerns over NHS England’s decision to scrap a “forward view” for community services.

Prison

Private company takes over troubled Liverpool prison contract

A private provider is set to take over the troubled healthcare services at HM Prison Liverpool, under a core contract worth less than what the current NHS provider receives.

Andy Cowper

Cowper’s Cut: The meaning of meaning

Andy Cowper attempts to find out what does the NHS mean ie what does it stand for.

David Behan

Behan: Review will settle fit and proper person 'contested territory'

Care Quality Commission chief Sir David Behan has said the government’s review of the fit and proper person test offers the chance to settle “contested territory”.

Ara Darzi

The NHS needs your help on its 70th birthday

As the NHS completes 70 years, a cross party independent review of the health and care system tries to answer the tough questions about the future of the beleagured NHS, says Lord Darzi

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The NHS's new Cinderella service

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence on 0207 6089058, or send a direct message on Twitter.

Jeremy hunt

Hunt acts fast to stop Liverpool becoming his Mid Staffs

This is the first time Jeremy Hunt has had to deal with a care scandal that both feels eerily like Mid Staffordshire, and that happened on the Conservatives’ watch.

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Ministers seek to end 'revolving door' for failed NHS managers

Ministers have said they will tackle the “revolving door culture” in NHS management in some areas – and seek to “clarify” whether regulators facilitated roles for former board members at a scandal hit trust.

Bernie Cuthel

Regulator 'arranged' new job for chief of scandal hit trust

Regulators “arranged” for the former boss of a scandal hit trust to be moved to another provider without informing its leaders of serious shortcomings at her previous organisation, documents seen by HSJ reveal.

Bill Kirkup

New Kirkup report criticises regulators for failing to spot care scandal

Regulators and commissioners have been criticised by an independent review after it took four years to identify serious care failings at Liverpool Community Health Trust.

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Revealed: Trust tried to hide poor care and patient harm

An NHS community provider sought to “conceal” serious care failings and multiple cases of patient harm, as it made deep cost improvement savings in a bid for foundation trust status.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Time to bite the bullet on reconfiguration

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill. Contact me in confidence here, or by sending a direct message on Twitter.

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Revealed: Trusts performing worst against race equality target

Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Trust pulls out of contract amid whistleblowers’ safety concerns

An independent investigation has been commissioned into quality and safety concerns in prison health services in Liverpool, while the trust that runs them has given early notice on its contract.