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NHSE sets first targets to cut BME disciplinary cases

The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.

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Concern as council cancels integration deal

A council’s decision to withdraw from joint working with a mental health trust could lead to a model of delivery which is “uncoordinated and duplicative” for patients, the trust has warned.

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New care model pilot quietly dropped

A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.

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Harnessing technology to support people living with dementia

Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust’s project installed a network of internet enabled devices in the homes of people living with dementia with the aim of supporting them, and won the HSJ Awards 2018 for Improving care with technology

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Trusts get land sale benefit days before ban

Two hospitals have significantly boosted their headline financial performance by completing a £43m land sale just days before new regulations would have prevented this.

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Special measures trust appoints new chief

Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.

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Exclusive: Trusts 'limiting access' to psychosis services

Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.

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Mental health trust chief to lead ICS

The chief executive of a mental health trust has been appointed to lead one of the first integrated care systems.

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Controversial cash bonus scheme ramped up by NHSI

A controversial incentive scheme for NHS trusts to improve their financial performance has been ramped up by regulators, HSJ has learned.

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HSJ Awards 2018: Improving Care with Technology

More than 930,000 people in the UK have dementia, a figure set to rise well above one million by 2025. One in four hospital beds are now occupied by someone with the disease, yet in many instances it has been an unplanned admission for a condition that is preventable.

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More CAMHS beds commissioned in the south east

Twelve more child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned from a private provider in the south east of England to avoid sending youngsters out of area.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Information Technology

Winner eConsult: an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care

Stafford Huntercombe Group

Private hospital group criticised for governance failures

A private hospital group has been told it must improve its corporate governance after a number of its sites were criticised in a leadership review by the Care Quality Commission.

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Trust forced to rethink CAMHS as demand soars

A mental health trust has had to put more than half a million pounds extra into a “one stop” service for children and young people after referrals were close to double the expected levels.

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Regulator criticises 'passive and unwieldy' STP

A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.

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Revealed: Trusts performing worst against race equality target

Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.

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Cygnet named in new care model despite serious failings at hospital

NHS England named Cygnet Health Care as a partner in a new care model for young people’s mental health 10 days after inspectors found serious failings at its hospital in Woking that led to the temporary closure of its adolescents’ psychiatric intensive care unit.

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Revealed: How much NHS trusts made from land sales

Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.

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Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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Exclusive: 11 providers given £300m commissioning budget

A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.