Ambulance handover delays lasting more than 60 minutes have quadrupled compared to this time last year, according to internal NHS data.
A trust in the Midlands has cited ‘severe pressures’ on its imaging department which mean patients are waiting more than two months for urgent scans that should normally happen within two weeks.
Four health systems have been put into NHS England’s replacement for the special measures regime, as well as four more acute trusts.
An ambulance trust has highlighted the death of a woman which it says was due to “being delayed on the back of an ambulance”, just two days after it warned that lives were ‘at risk’ from long handovers.
Several staff at a trust which is at the centre of a major maternity scandal have been placed on leave, while a new interim head of midwifery has been drafted in.
Trusts will be visited by NHS England and Improvement maternity advisers to achieve ‘sustainable improvement’ in the wake of the Shrewsbury and Telford care scandal.
The trust at the centre of one of the biggest maternity scandals in recent years has been partnered with another trust in the Midlands to drive improvements.
The benefits of digital tools to patient safety can extend far beyond supporting better decision making, as an HSJ and Capsule Technologies webinar discussed
NHS England has ordered trusts to make immediate improvements to maternity safety following the publication of the report into the Shrewsbury and Telford maternity scandal.
A report into 250 cases of poor maternity care at a scandal hit trust has found ‘a lack of kindness and compassion’ from midwifery staff.
The chief executive of University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust is facing a fit and proper persons review following a critical employment tribunal hearing,HSJ can reveal.
The Care Quality Commission has warned of a ‘normalisation of poor care’ by staff in its latest damning report on Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital’s Trust.
A failing trust is to be given “targeted support” from a major teaching hospital in a bid to improve its services.
The independent inquiry into poor maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has closed to new cases as the numbers reached more than 1,800.
The Care Quality Commission has revealed it is holding “urgent discussions” over the future of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, HSJ can reveal.
Police have launched a criminal investigation into maternity services at a scandal-hit trust in the West Midlands.
Referrals for treatment fell by 70 per cent during covid-19 lockdown, new data has shown.
A scandal-hit hospital trust has been rated “inadequate” for the second time in a row, after inspectors found serious patient safety concerns at its two emergency departments.
The Care Quality Commission is considering monitoring a handful of the NHS’ most challenged trusts “remotely” during the covid-19 pandemic, the watchdog has told HSJ.