NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a record low in January on both the overall and type 1 category for major emergency departments.
Children being cared for at a district general hospital’s emergency department are at risk of harm, the Care Quality Commission has found, shortly after raising similar concerns late last year.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
The Care Quality Commission has, for the first time, fined a trust for failing to comply with its duty of candour.
Children have been put at risk of harm in the emergency department at Pilgrim Hospital in Lincolnshire, the Care Quality Commission has found.
Unions at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust have passed a ‘no confidence vote’ in its senior management because of patient safety concerns.
The fate of one of the NHS’ smallest emergency departments will be decided “later next year”, commissioners announced this month.
The chief executive of a challenged Lincolnshire trust will retire next year, it has been announced.
A Lincolnshire trust is predicting it will spend £32m on agency staff by the end of the year due to a high vacancy rate and staff turnover.
The Care Quality Commission could take action against an NHS trust after a coroner exposed its poor handling of a patient death and failure to follow duty of candour rules.
A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.
Executives at an NHS trust have told the Care Quality Commission they are ”consumed by operational issues” with the regulator recommeding it remain in special measures.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
Seven hospital trusts have been issued with fire enforcement notices because of fears NHS trusts are not tackling the risks to patients.
The proportion of last minute cancelled operations in the NHS hit the highest rate in over a decade in the last quarter of 2017-18 – and rocketed 20 per cent on the same period in the previous year.
Jeremy Hunt has told system leaders to draw up new plans to tackle handover delays this month after efforts to curtail ambulance queues outside hospitals failed this winter, HSJ understands.
A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.
Several areas of England struggling with doctor shortages are hoping to get a boost from five new medical schools, which have been announced today.
Inadequate rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed local commissioning heavy hitter Antek Lejk as its new chief executive.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.