NHS England says the government should consider hundreds of mental health patients who are being treated in “distressing” dormitory-style wards when it determines future capital spending budgets.
A mental health trust has been fined £200,000 for breaching the Care Quality Commission’s fundamental standards in only the second case of its kind.
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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A second NHS trust is being prosecuted by the Care Quality Commission over the death of a patient under fundamental standards brought in after the Mid Staffordshire care scandal.
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.
Achieving an even gender balance on NHS organisations’ boards by 2020 is now a “much harder task” than it was a year ago, as only a quarter of providers have so far met the target.
Gender-balanced boards at NHS organisations result in “better care and safer care”, according to the leader of the Health and Care Women’s Leaders Network.
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.
Clinical harm reviews are being carried out to see if 160 children came to harm after waiting more than a year for mental health treatment, HSJ can reveal.
With patients as trusted equals in decision making, Sussex MSK Partnership (Central) appointed the first patient director in the NHS to facilitate patient partnerships for improvement and governance, says David Gilbert
The Health and Safety Executive is investigating the death of a patient who absconded from a mental health unit and was then killed by an apparent stranger.
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NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
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.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.
Changes to the rules governing the detention of mental health patients in police cells could put trusts in an “impossible position” if there are not enough resources to improve access to hospital care, leading sector figures have warned.
The East Sussex Better Together programme was developed to improve care pathways and patient outcomes by integrating health and social care systems.