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.
A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.
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NHS Improvement has rejected two separate bids to take over a community trust, claiming neither submission met the full criteria.
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The government has today allocated £760m capital for building projects, including a major acute reconfiguration in the Midlands, and another £150m for “efficiency” investments.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Four trusts pursing a major pathology services merger in the West Midlands may reduce the number of staff working across them by more than a third, HSJ has learned.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.
An acute trust and a mental health provider in the West Midlands will compete to take over a neighbouring community trust after both were shortlisted as preferred bidders to run the struggling provider.
Regulators will offer support to a new cohort of NHS providers through an “in house” improvement programme, following work commissioned from American firm Virginia Mason.
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A Midlands trust has pleaded guilty to failings in the care of five patients who died after falling in its hospitals.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
A trust in the East Midlands has become the latest to reveal it has hundreds of neurology patients overdue follow up appointments due to a lack of capacity.