A national safety watchdog has been forced to release almost 100 pieces of evidence, including from NHS staff, after being ordered to by courts.
Critical care occupancy remains stubbornly high at 10 trusts which still have around double the number of patients they had capacity for last winter, HSJ can reveal.
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by senior integration correspondent, Sharon Brennan.
The chair of a troubled acute trust in Greater Manchester has announced his resignation, a month after its chief executive announced her sudden departure.
The chief executive of an acute trust in Greater Manchester has suddenly announced her departure, with the boss of a neighbouring provider set to take over the organisation’s leadership on a joint basis.
Greater Manchester’s hospitals have seen a new surge in beds occupied by patients with coronavirus in the last 24 hours, HSJ understands.
The number of coronavirus deaths in North West hospitals has started to climb steeply, following weeks of high infection rates in the community.
A third of those who died with diagnosed or suspected covid-19 in English hospitals did so at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust in the seven days to 10 September.
WesFit is an innovative approach to delivering Personalised Prehabilitation Care Plans (PPCP) to people recently diagnosed with cancer.
The Youth Empowerment Skills (YES) programme is a psycho-educational intervention for young people (age 14-20 years) with type 1 diabetes, co-developed by young people and co-delivered by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, youth workers and peer educators.
The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.
The Integrated Urgent Care Team now work together with other transformation services to support older people living in the community in an integrated model of care to deliver ‘integrated urgent care at home’.
The Acute Home Visiting Service is a responsive and effective home visiting service for patients that prevents them attending accident and emergency and relieves GP workload.
The place based paediatric offer across Tameside and Glossop consists of a number of initiatives that support children and their families being seen and treated by the most appropriate professional, at the right time and in the right place:
RESTORE2 is a project to support staff in care and nursing homes to proactively recognise and manage physical deterioration in order to improve resident experience and outcomes, reduce 999 calls and prevent admissions to hospital.
Just one in four people suffering from a long-term mental illness are in work. Mental health problems at work cost the economy £34.9bn with a cost to business of £26bn each year.
Over the past 18 months the Sherwood Forest Hospital’s finance team has focused on ‘Working towards excellence’.
A leading chief executive in Greater Manchester says the block contracting arrangements introduced in March should remain in place beyond the coronavirus pandemic.
The need for Greater Manchester to improve its performance against the accident and emergency target needs to be “deeply recognised” — and lessons learned from the slower than expected impact of the region’s prevention work, one of its senior leaders had told HSJ.