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 shares an account of his aunt’s treatment that raises serious questions about the quality of care for the frail elderly
A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.
One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.
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.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover
A county council has withdrawn from an agreement in which the NHS commissioned some child mental health services on its behalf, over concerns the expected outcomes were not being achieved.
More diverse organisations benefit the planning and provision of services, resulting in higher quality care for the population served, writes Sean Duggan
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
It will take vision, hard work, political bravery, and realistic investment to make progress amidst children’s mental health crisis, writes Sean Duggan
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.
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.
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.
A new chair has been announced for a teaching hospital trust and its local mental health trust.
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.