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.
George Osborne has announced a new levy on the soft drinks industry from April 2018.
Parental feedback has long shaped NHS care, but until recently there has been little evidence gathered about patient experiences through the eyes of children. But as Bridget Hopwood and Sarah-Ann Burger write, change is under way
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the North of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015, released today.
The overall picture shows some economies excelled, others struggled
STRUCTURE: Health and care organisations have agreed to pool £260m to redesign and commission services together in their application to become a “vanguard site” for the new models of care outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View.