Regulators who facilitated a secondment job for the chief executive of a scandal hit NHS trust “acted in line with guidelines and accepted practice at the time”, a review has found.
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.
The Greater Manchester health economy delivered a “very strong” financial performance last year, generating £150m of investment funding for the region.
The annual NHS survey has shown staff continue to believe the care their trusts provide is safe, with 69 per cent saying they would recommend care at their organisation to a friend or relative.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Several NHS trusts which were slated by officials for takeover or management franchise are revealed in a list obtained by HSJ, which regulators sought to keep secret for 18 months.
STRUCTURE: Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust has been chosen to take over a struggling neighbouring trust.
Hundreds of patients are waiting more than two weeks to have vital assessments for psychosis treatment, HSJ analysis has revealed.
MENTAL HEALTH: Commissioners in Greater Manchester have halted the closure of several mental health services, ahead of a judicial review.
How the realisation that some incidents involving fire and mental health service users could have been avoided led to holistic safety assessments
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the North of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015, released today.
Trust chiefs in Greater Manchester are set to create a ‘federation’ of NHS providers, as they aim to maximise opportunities for sharing services across the region.
A mental health trust in Manchester has announced several service closures due to ‘year on year reductions’ to its budget.
TECHNOLOGY: Integrated care records for 6,000 patients are now being shared between NHS and social care workers in Manchester.
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre has appointed a new director.
Senior officer responsible for a review of healthcare services across the region takes top job
Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolution deal has been criticised for excluding GPs from consultation about the new arrangements.
FINANCE: A Manchester provider has warned that “stringent” council budget cuts could hit its community services.
The NHS trust sector’s financial position has deteriorated to an overall deficit of £414.2m, providing new evidence of the pressure trusts are under.