South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Rob Webster

CEO interview: Rob Webster, South West Yorkshire Partnership FT

This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.

Rob Webster

Top trust chief to become full-time ICS leader

Rob Webster is to leave his post as chief executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust to become the full-time lead of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate integrated care system.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Chief Executive of the Year

WINNER: Rob Webster, Chief Executive – South West Yorkshire Partnership FT

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Revealed: Beds for children hit ‘crisis point’ amid covid demand surge

Availability of inpatient child and adolescent mental health services beds — particularly for eating disorders — has reached ‘crisis point’, with young people left waiting on a standard paediatric ward or at home as demand surged during the covid pandemic.

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HSJ80 full list: The most influential people in health

The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months

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Government lukewarm on NHS plan to cut covid death risk

Health leaders have called for the routine recording of ethnicity and faith during the registration of deaths to help fight covid-19 – but the government appears to have rejected the idea.

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NHSE considers tightening rule to push CCGs to merge

NHS England is considering a stricter approach to clinical commissioning group mergers, which would drive a reduction from 191 to around 40.

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Revealed: The trusts testing latest round of emergency targets

New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2019

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2019 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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Brexit: Trust can operate for 'four days' under food shortage contingency plans

A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust spend on compulsory redundancies rises by 8pc

Trust spend on compulsory redundancies increased by 8 per cent — or £3.3m — last year, analysis reveals.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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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.

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ICS launches two new eating disorder teams

An integrated care system has set up two new community eating disorder teams as part of regional two year devolved commissioning pilot.

Rob Webster

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can help co-design systems

Alex Fox, Glen Garrod and Rob Webster on how voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are at the heart of developing more integrated systems

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Exclusive: Trust chiefs form joint committee across STP

Mental health leaders are creating a joint committee to standardise pathways and improve service quality across their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.