Prisoners are waiting for as long as a year to access secure beds in psychiatric hospitals, despite guidance stating they should be transferred within 14 days.
A hospital trust has warned it could face a “catastrophic” situation through the contamination of outdated equipment.
Two hospitals have significantly boosted their headline financial performance by completing a £43m land sale just days before new regulations would have prevented this.
A hospital trust is to outsource more than 100 surgeries as it tries to bring its waiting list under control.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.
A trust has been unable to start some new cancer trials as planned after regulators partially suspended its licence to manufacture medicines.
A hospital trust has increased its number of stroke beds after only 40 per cent of patients were admitted to a specialist unit within four hours.
The Getting It Right First Time programme has today announced four new clinical leads, including its first for the mental health sector.
A hospital is changing some of its procedures after the stillbirth of a baby whose mother was transferred from a local prison during labour.
A trust is reviewing an agreement with private operator BMI Healthcare in a bid to retain more control if the company gets new owners.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.
A foundation trust has refused to release a governance report after a follow up review showed it had been “fundamentally transformed” from having a “dysfunctional” board.
Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.
HSJ approached all the trusts that were at or beneath the threshold for one or more of the GIRFT vascular activity measures. Many gave candid descriptions of their issues and what they planned to do, or had done, about them.
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.
Trusts in Berkshire and Surrey are looking at creating a pharmacy joint venture modelled on their existing pathology service.
Major plans to reform stroke services in Kent and Medway could leave the east of the county with just one stroke centre and the west of the county without one at all.