Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
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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.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
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An integrated care system has set up two new community eating disorder teams as part of regional two year devolved commissioning pilot.
A mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive following its previous leader announcing early retirement.
Mental health leaders are creating a joint committee to standardise pathways and improve service quality across their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.
The leader of a mental health and community trust has announced she will retire at the end of April for family reasons.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.
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Technical accounting measures and “a material number of land sales” have helped NHS trusts improve their forecast deficit for this year.
A mental health and community trust has confirmed its interim director of operations and nursing will take up the board position permanently.