Solent NHS Trust

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

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.


City leaders make first moves towards 'virtual' MCP

Primary and community care leaders in the Portsmouth area are planning the first steps towards rolling out a new care model.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.


Mental health trusts lay out plans for new commissioning powers

STRUCTURE: Mental health providers in Oxford and the Thames Valley have set out how they will use their new commissioning powers to create a new care model for secure adult mental health services.


Six areas take on new mental health commissioning powers

Six regions have been chosen by NHS England to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services.

Vast amounts of data can lead to "information overload"

The message on accessibility is getting through

Steps are finally being taken to bring down barriers to understanding what accessible information is and how it can transform lives

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Trust's A&E rated inadequate after damning inspection

PERFORMANCE: A hospital trust has been rated inadequate for urgent and emergency services after unannounced CQC inspections found serious performance problems.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

Solent Trust

Best Places to Work 2015 – Community Trusts

Southampton General Hospital

GP appointed as clinical chair of Southampton City CCG

WORKFORCE: A GP with 25 years’ experience has started as the new clinical chair of Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group.


Solent to sue Hampshire council over tender award

COMMERCIAL: Solent Trust is set to sue Hampshire County Council after the local authority awarded a £41.3m contract for adult substance misuse services to another provider, HSJ has been told.

Bob Alexander

Trust sector deficit deteriorates to £414m

The NHS trust sector’s financial position has deteriorated to an overall deficit of £414.2m, providing new evidence of the pressure trusts are under.

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Solent blames agency costs for unplanned deficit

FINANCE: A community and mental health provider has blamed increased agency spending and difficulties delivering its cost improvement plan for a £7.1m unplanned deficit halfway through the financial year.


Deficit for NHS providers swells to £630m

The NHS provider sector has plunged further into the red, the latest figures from Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority show

Hospital staff

HSJ reveals the top healthcare employers

Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare

Solent Trust

Best Places to Work 2014 – community trust

Money, cash and notes

Revealed: The mental health trusts with the biggest income cuts

Several NHS mental health providers saw double figure real terms reductions in their income between 2011-12 and 2013-14, HSJ analysis has revealed.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

EXCLUSIVE: Cabinet Office conducts A&E 'deep dive' for PM

PERFORMANCE: The Cabinet Office has conducted a “deep dive” investigation on behalf of the prime minister to examine the health system surrounding Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, HSJ has discovered.

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CQC unveils community services inspection regime

The Care Quality Commission has outlined its new approach for inspecting community health services.