Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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'Outstanding' trust to establish nursing academy

An outstanding rated trust has approved plans to set up a nursing academy to train up to 20 new mental health nurses a year.

Provider trust of the year

'Strategy was embedded in everything'

Caroline Wild from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust, talks to Alison Moore on what it meant to her organisation to be awarded the Provider Trust of the Year in the HSJ Awards 2017

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Why peer to peer learning is key to improving mental health services

Adam Sewell-Jones on how trusts facing challenges with respect to mental health services can learn from others who have faced similar issues

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NHSI: Sacking leaders and quick savings 'endanger improvement'

Sacking leaders when mistakes are made and “salami slicing” budgets to make quick savings “endanger improvement” and risk system failure in mental health, a new NHS Improvement report says.

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In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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FT replaces chair who stepped down amid charity payment allegations

An outstanding rated foundation trust has replaced its chair who stepped down amid allegations that his charity was paying him large amounts of money.

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Revealed: Trusts lined up for next wave of digital funding

Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.

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Winners of 2017 HSJ Awards revealed

More than 1,500 people gather for annual celebration of the finest achievements in the NHS, with winners named in 23 categories at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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HSJ chief executive of the year revealed

The leader of a mental health and community services trust has been named chief executive of the year at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Provider Trust of the Year

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear developed a five year strategy and designed six strategic ambitions to deliver high quality care and enhance patient experience.

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FT chair steps down amid charity payment allegations

A foundation trust chair has resigned with immediate effect following allegations his charity was paying him large amounts of money.

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Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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Exclusive: Financial pressure should not stop quality improvement, says report

Quality improvement is not a “pipedream” for mental health providers despite the current financial climate, a new King’s Fund report has concluded.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Organisation

Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Western Sussex Patient First Programme

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International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam

NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.

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Exclusive: 11 providers given £300m commissioning budget

A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.

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NHS England pledges to increase child mental health beds

More than 150 new inpatient beds for children and young people with mental health problems will be available by 2019, NHS England said today.

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First nine 'accountable care systems' revealed

NHS England has announced the nine areas most likely to evolve into “accountable care systems”.

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Exclusive: CCG planning for single £340m MCP contract

A leading vanguard project is planning to draw up a £340m contract to get a single provider to run its new care model by April 2018, HSJ can reveal.

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Outstanding FT sets up subsidiary firm to save at least £3m

A mental health trust rated outstanding is setting up a subsidiary company that it hopes will make £3m of recurring back-office savings a year by 2018-19.