Sajid Javid has given the go-ahead to a controversial stroke reconfiguration, more than two years after plans were agreed by the NHS locally.
An acute trust is warning that some of its junior doctors could be withdrawn, putting patient safety at risk.
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Four health systems have been put into NHS England’s replacement for the special measures regime, as well as four more acute trusts.
Concerns have been raised about a trust’s approach to infection prevention and control issues — more than a year into the pandemic — including that it stopped screening those arriving at the hospital entrances for covid after 5pm.
The chief executive who is leaving Medway Foundation Trust is to take up a new role at the NHS Confederation.
The medical director of a successful foundation trust is being brought in to run Medway Foundation Trust for 18 months.
Boris Johnson has appointed a new health adviser, well known to NHS health policy circles. Samantha Jones – former NHS England director and hospital chief – is to leave the private sector and move into the civil service.
The chief executive of one of the NHS’ most troubled trusts is to leave shortly — a few weeks after a critical Care Quality Commission report into its emergency department services.
Scores of patients have been left waiting more than a year for treatment and hundreds more making lengthy journeys, after a specialist foundation trust closed its outpost treatment centre based in another trust 20 miles away.
Staff at a hard-pressed accident and emergency department were left feeling demoralised and unsupported by the actions of the senior leadership team, the Care Quality Commission has found.
The Care Quality Commission has issued a warning notice over emergency care delays — particularly ambulance handovers — to one of the trusts hardest hit by coronavirus pressures in recent months.
East Kent University Hospitals Foundation Trust reported 1,955 mixed sex accommodation breaches in November, the month before the new variant of the virus caused a huge increase in covid admissions across the county.
Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.
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The number of ambulance handovers taking longer than an hour have almost doubled in just one week, the latest figures have revealed.
Ten more hospitals are to start giving the Pfizer covid vaccine, including two in coronavirus ‘hot spots’.
All non-urgent elective operations are being postponed for at least two weeks in a health system still seeing significant and growing pressure from coronavirus.
Several trusts serving areas with high rates of covid will not be getting any vaccine this week, having been removed from a national list of “hub” sites where the first doses are to be given.
More than half of the beds at a trust serving an area with some of the UK’s highest covid rates are now occupied by patients with the disease.