Whistleblowing concerns from senior clinicians about the quality of leadership at an acute trust has forced the chair to commission an external investigation, HSJ can reveal.
NHS organisations in the West Midlands are set to run a “controlled experiment” around a new waiting time target for accident and emergency services, HSJ can reveal.
The CQC has found a catalogue of failings in an “unsafe” A&E, following an inspection prompted by a patient death.
A non-executive director for a West Midlands trust has been appointed as chair of his area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.
An NHS trust badly affected by Carillion’s liquidation can “do no more” to get construction work restarted on its already delayed new £350m hospital, its chief executive has admitted.
The sustainability and transformation partnership leader for the Black Country and west Birmingham is stepping down.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
Less than half of areas have so far fully agreed to NHS Improvement’s plans to set up a regional pathology network, HSJ analysis has revealed.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Four trusts pursing a major pathology services merger in the West Midlands may reduce the number of staff working across them by more than a third, HSJ has learned.
A major alliance of acute providers in the West Midlands is being expanded to include a fourth trust, HSJ has learned.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
Four trusts in partnership with GPs are on course to win a multibillion pound new care model contract.
The chief executive of a large NHS procurement partnership, owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, has left the company, HSJ can reveal.
New management team could be in place by October 2017
Clinical commissioning groups in the Black Country have set out a timeline to procure a single acute and single mental health contract across their sustainability and transformation plan area, HSJ has learned.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
The Dudley Group Foundation Trust has selected a new fully integrated IT system as part of its patient administration service in a bid to become a “fully digital” hospital.