A review by Sir Mike Richards has warned of ‘really poor’ working relationships and ‘hostility’ within the system that was due to launch the NHS’ first integrated care provider, HSJ has learned.
The NHS is set to miss a major national target to eliminate inappropriate out of area placements within mental health by the end of March, HSJ can reveal.
The Cultural Ambassador programme was an opportunity to make a difference and challenge any unconscious bias and discrimination that may occur for those black, Asian and minority ethnic employees entering or during formal HR processes.
A plea by hospital consultants for their local commissioners to delay the procurement of a landmark “integrated care provider” contract has been rejected, HSJ can confirm.
A second coronavirus spike appears to be emerging in the West Midlands, with one of the region’s trusts now reporting nine deaths from the illness.
The quality and safety of patient care the system delivers depends on the wellbeing, morale and sustainability of frontline staff members. By Gordon Forbes
Director roles for the NHS’ first integrated care provider have been advertised ahead of its launch later this year.
Staff working for mental health and learning disability providers remain the least likely to say they are happy with the standard of care offered by their organisation – although there has been a slight improvement.
Two mental health trusts which are set to merge next year have appointed their future chief executive.
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.
Plans to merge two mental health trusts in the West Midlands have suffered a set back after proposals were queried by NHS Improvement, HSJ can reveal
Two West Midlands trusts have failed to appoint a joint chair ahead of their merger next year.
Below is 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.
Only one trust has as many black and minority ethnic board members as white, and 96 trusts say they have no BME board directors at all, new data has revealed.
Many mental health trusts are too small and risk being “left on the side” in system integration plans, a leading chief executive has warned.
Two mental health providers previously involved in failed plans for a triple merger have now decided to become one trust.
More than 7,000 NHS staff raised concerns with a local freedom to speak up guardian according to the latest data.
Seven top NHS leaders have been shortlisted for chief executive of the year at the HSJ Awards 2018.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.