As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs stepping down and a merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country being delayed
Trust spend on compulsory redundancies increased by 8 per cent — or £3.3m — last year, analysis reveals.
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
A merger to create the NHS’s largest trust providing both physical community health services and mental health services has been approved by NHS Improvement.
NHS Improvement has rejected two separate bids to take over a community trust, claiming neither submission met the full criteria.
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A merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country has been delayed.
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.
GPs in North Staffordshire have said they want to see a new multispecialty community provider set up for the region instead of the larger organisation covering the whole county outlined in its sustainability and transformation partnership.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Sexual Health Services Integration
NHS England has appointed a community trust chair as interim leader for the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent sustainability and transformation partnership, following failure to recruit a permanent head since November.
HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
A number of NHS trusts that were said to be on track with their financial plans midway through 2016-17 have actually produced forecasts suggesting significant deterioration.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Regulators have drawn up a list of more NHS providers to be considered for “financial special measures”.
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Seventeen trusts that have not agreed control totals with NHS Improvement are predicting a combined deficit of more than £400m for 2016-17.