Concerns from “dozens” of consultants over their trust’s handling of bullying allegations have been escalated to the health and social care secretary by a medical union.
An aspiring integrated care provider in the West Midlands has appointed an independent chair to lead the future organisation, HSJ can reveal.
A trust in the West Midlands has appointed an interim chair, after facing criticism from MPs over the reappointment of its previous chair.
Allegations of bullying and harassment against senior leaders at the Dudley Group Foundation Trust have not been substantiated by an independent review.
A struggling trust has been warned about a “breakdown” in the relations between its executive board and emergency consultants.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
The chair of a West Midlands trust is set to leave following concerns from four local MPs around the extension of her tenure.
NHS trusts will have “no choice but to prioritise” which patients receive cancer treatment if a no-deal Brexit delays the import of radioisotopes, the Royal College of Radiologists has told HSJ.
A long-standing chief executive has argued NHS trust leaders are treated too inconsistently, as those who “have their heads down doing the job” sometimes don’t get enough recognition.
Four MPs in Dudley have raised concerns over the reappointment of their local trust’s chair, ahead of the publication of a report into whistleblowing claims against its executive directors.
The creation of the NHS’ first integrated care trust has been delayed until 2020, due to the complexity of the contractual model.
A review has found “concerns” over the care of eight patients who died in a struggling emergency department.
A trust’s chief nurse, embroiled in a whistleblowing investigation, has resigned from her post.
A trust criticised for the safety of its emergency services has brought in a neighbouring provider to help support improvements in nursing and A&E, HSJ has learned
A trust reduced its “core bed base” by nearly 40 in the run up to last winter, when its emergency department endured severe problems and intervention by inspectors, it has emerged.
An acute trust has commissioned an independent review to examine patient deaths within its emergency services pathway, HSJ has learned.
An accident and emergency department has been served with a fourth enforcement notice in nine months, after the Care Quality Commission said it continued to be “extremely concerned” about the care provided.
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.