North East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Griffiths heads Top 50 chief executives ranking for second year

Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan

Kieran Walshe

I am ashamed of the way the NHS treated my elderly aunt

Kieran Walshe shares an account of his aunt’s treatment that raises serious questions about the quality of care for the frail elderly

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New care model pilot quietly dropped

A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.

John Brouder

Exclusive: Long-serving trust chief exec steps down

One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 'Closer working'

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: In all but name

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: So long, SaHF

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Two aims

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Snubbed STP accuses centre of not fully considering capital bids

Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Rearranging the chairs

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

County hall maidstone

Council drops CCG from joint commissioning deal

A county council has withdrawn from an agreement in which the NHS commissioned some child mental health services on its behalf, over concerns the expected outcomes were not being achieved.

Sean Duggan

NHS should celebrate diversity from frontline to the top

More diverse organisations benefit the planning and provision of services, resulting in higher quality care for the population served, writes Sean Duggan

Nurse doctor

Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often

One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.

Sean Duggan

Bigger step-change is need of the hour for children's mental health

It will take vision, hard work, political bravery, and realistic investment to make progress amidst children’s mental health crisis, writes Sean Duggan

Kent

Harm assessments after 160 children wait more than a year for mental health treatment

Clinical harm reviews are being carried out to see if 160 children came to harm after waiting more than a year for mental health treatment, HSJ can reveal.

Psychiatric / mental health unit

Five-trust consortium to repatriate high risk patients

A consortium of mental health trusts has created a new central team to bring back out of area patients and manage beds for the footprint.

Classroom

Hundreds of children waiting years for ADHD assessments

Up to 800 children have been waiting nearly two years for assessments for autistic spectrum conditions and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Kent, it has emerged.

Joe Fielder

Joint chair appointed across acute and mental health trusts

A new chair has been announced for a teaching hospital trust and its local mental health trust.

Sean Duggan

Workforce shortage delays mental health safety checks

The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.

care of older people lewisham and greenwich nhs trust

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Care of Older People

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust: A Safer Approach to Ethical Feeding Decisions