Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Dalton condemns ‘blame culture’ after CQC’s ‘prosecution’ comments

The NHS Improvement chief executive has told local leaders he is against a “blame culture” and “fear of punishment”, in response to the Care Quality Commission’s new boss saying it will prosecute more providers.

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Troubled trust's leadership rated 'inadequate' by CQC

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission following months of concerns over the safety of the trust’s accident and emergency, and maternity services.

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'Flexible' pay cap helps trust avoid A&E closure

A trust has reversed its decision to close one of its accident and emergency departments overnight after being given flexibility over the pay cap for agency doctors.


Troubled trust to be placed into ‘special measures’

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust is set to be placed into “special measures” by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.

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Exclusive: Under fire trust receives third CQC warning

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over the safety of its services, HSJ has learned.

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Ex SHA chief gets top integration job

Three “sustainability and transformation partnerships” are to share a single chairman.

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'Pretty angry' CEO accuses neighbouring trust of poor planning

An NHS trust chief executive has criticised his neighbouring provider for “poor” planning ahead of the part closure of its accident and emergency department next month.

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Trust consultants write letter of support for under fire board

Consultants at an under fire trust have written a letter of support for their board amid public outcry over the safety of the organisation’s services.


Trust prosecuted for asbestos failings

An NHS trust in the West Midlands is to be prosecuted for asbestos failures by the Health and Safety Executive.


Chief officer for West Midlands CCG to step down

The accountable officer for Shropshire clinical commissioning group has announced his intention to retire next March


Patients diverted to neighbouring trust as A&E closes

A hospital trust will divert A&E attendees to a neighbouring organisation after its board signed off a temporary closure of its own unit at night.


Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: New safety fears at troubled DGH

A maternity department facing investigation into more than 100 alleged cases of poor care has been found by the CQC to be repeating mistakes which led to avoidable deaths almost 10 years ago, HSJ can reveal today.


Exclusive: More than 100 maternity cases to be probed at Midlands trust

More than 100 cases of allegedly poor maternity care at a troubled NHS trust are now set to be independently investigated - after earlier concerns highlighted by HSJ led to more families coming forward.

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Exclusive: Trust staff blow whistle over bullying to council leader

A local authority leader has called for an independent investigation into allegations of bullying made by staff at a scandal-hit trust, HSJ can reveal


Exclusive: Dozens more maternity failings exposed at scandal hit trust

Dozens more cases of poor care have been uncovered at a hospital’s maternity service, which is already under investigation for failing 23 families, HSJ has learned.

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CQC warning amid claim hospital patients treated like 'cattle'

A troubled trust has been warned it could face enforcement action by the CQC amid claims by its own staff patients were being treated like “animals and cattle” in “unsafe, demeaning, undignified, and disgusting” conditions.

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Updated: Nurses walk away from ‘unsustainable’ A&E amid safety fears

Five nurses have resigned from an “unsustainable” A&E department in the last two months with at least one leaving after raising safety concerns.


'Experiment' for new A&E target in the Midlands

NHS organisations in the West Midlands are set to run a “controlled experiment” around a new waiting time target for accident and emergency services, HSJ can reveal.