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.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.
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.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.
The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust has appointed Sam Allen as its new chief executive.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
A mental health trust has apologised to families after a critical review of 10 killings found that it underestimated the risks posed by some of its patients.
The chief executive of Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, Colm Donaghy, has announced he will retire in March next year.