Children’s trusts could lose up to £27m under new tariff proposals for 2019-20, senior NHS managers have revealed.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.
An investigation has revealed some of the highest interim manager payments by NHS trusts, including a chief operating officer who cost his trust the equivalent of £700,000 per year.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
A specialist trust is doing a “detailed review” of the estates and facilities at a child and adolescent mental health unit because of a “number of absconders” who could be at risk of harm.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
Seven trusts in an acute care vanguard have ruled out a merger as part of a joint working agreement to reconfigure services.
Three trusts have failed fire safety tests ordered in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, it has been revealed.
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A number of specialist NHS trusts are “exceptionally concerned” about the two year payment tariff proposed by regulators, saying it would be “damaging” for patient care.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Nearly three quarters of children with child protection plans do not have their details stored on an information sharing scheme designed to ensure their safety, HSJ can reveal.
Seven trusts will cede authority over decision making on some services to a new federation board, designed to be the main driver of transforming acute care services serving 2.3 million people.
APPOINTMENT: The chief executive of a specialist children’s hospital is leaving to lead a neighbouring acute foundation trust.
Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to take part in reviews of other NHS providers.
STRUCTURE: A regional shake-up of stroke treatment and paediatric surgery is being planned to tackle shortages of key staff and variations in care.