More than 7,000 NHS staff raised concerns with a local freedom to speak up guardian according to the latest data.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
The Care Quality Commission has admitted that it was mistaken in promoting the “normality agenda” in maternity services.
A West Midlands trust has managed to improve its CQC rating for maternity services from “inadequate” to “requires improvement”.
A charity has criticised a royal college for what it said was “immensely dangerous” support of a trust’s “normal birth” campaign.
An independent review of a trust’s maternity department has highlighted staff concerns about a “strong dictatorial culture”.
Winner Walsall Healthcare Trust: An integrated approach of changing cultures in clinical governance/patient safety
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.
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 former director for NHS Improvement has been appointed as chief executive of a trust in special measures.
A West Midlands trust has managed to improve its quality rating from inadequate to requires improvement but remains in special measures.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
A trust in the West Midlands is expected to have its overall rating upgraded from inadequate to requires improvement, but will keep the inadequate rating for its struggling maternity services, HSJ has learned.
A struggling trust in the West Midlands is set to replace almost half of its executive board roles.
The chief executive of an inadequate rated trust has been appointed to lead a neighbouring trust going through a merger.
A trust that was recently criticised over the “oppressive” culture within its maternity department ran a “normal birth” campaign earlier this year, HSJ can reveal.