An East Midlands trust in the middle of an ongoing investigation into financial mismanagement has appointed an interim chair for the next year.
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NHS England will seek assurance from the Care Quality Commission that the former chief executive and finance director of University Hospitals of Leicester Trust will be scrutinised under the fit and proper persons test should they “re-emerge” in the NHS.
NHS England’s referral of two former hospital leaders for a ‘fit and proper person’ review will not be investigated by the Care Quality Commission, because they no longer work for the trust.
The chair of a trust at the centre of an “unprecendented” financial collapse will step down in April.
A major acute trust at the heart of an “unprecedented” financial breakdown moved to change its external auditor after the firm challenged its accounting practices, a new report suggests.
The former chief executive and chief financial officer of a major acute trust have been referred to the Care Quality Commission under the ‘fit and proper person’ process, after an ‘unprecedented’ failure to provide true and fair accounts.
Covid-19 infections likely to have been caught in hospital have increased by almost half in a week, with several trusts seeing significant rises, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has asked hospitals across the country to open hundreds more intensive care beds so they can take in patients from the hardest hit areas, to prevent those patches having to ration access.
Hospital chiefs in the South West have warned the region will not avoid the extreme pressures felt by other parts of the NHS, amid rapidly rising numbers of covid-19 inpatients.
With 2020 down to its final days, it’s time to take a look back at HSJ’s most read finance and efficiency stories of the year.
The number of covid-19 infections likely to have been acquired in hospital are rising again for the first time in three weeks and their proportion of all cases has reached record levels for the second wave, HSJ can reveal.
Ten more hospitals are to start giving the Pfizer covid vaccine, including two in coronavirus ‘hot spots’.
One of the areas worst hit by covid-19 is without vaccinations this week because of a clash between local and central plans, and confusion over national booking software which is not yet ready, HSJ has been told.
Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.
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.
Visiting A&E or relatives is considered much riskier than attending hospital for other reasons, according to the first in-depth piece of research into the subject.
NHS trusts in Yorkshire and the Midlands have signalled a need for external help for discharge and community services through a new £1.4bn procurement framework, amid the health service’s response to covid-19.
The rate of “excess deaths” in Leicester and Leicestershire was significantly higher than anywhere else in England in the most recent five-week period, according to official statistics.