Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan
The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
A trust has been served with a warning letter after an accidental release of radioactive material during a hurried move into a new building.
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.
One of England’s smallest trusts is looking at joining a hospital group with its neighbours.
A coroner has criticised a hospital trust for “effectively ignoring” its own policies on transferring patients between hospitals, despite assuring her the issue would be addressed after earlier deaths.
A teaching trust’s referral-to-treatment performance has slumped 20 percentage points in the last two years as demand has soared.
One of England’s smallest trusts is facing a £7m annual deficit — roughly 10 per cent of its turnover — for at least the next four years, and is struggling to access sustainability funding.
The best way for the next government to reduce waiting times will be steadily and patiently, by keeping up with demand. Not with a blitz of waiting list initiatives.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the first non-specialist trust to be rated “outstanding” in all five Care Quality Commission domains.
One of the first acute trusts to be judged as “outstanding” is to form a permanent group structure with a neighbouring trust after two and a half years of sharing a senior leadership team.
An acute trust’s performance against the 62-day cancer treatment target has slipped to one of the worst in the country after a sudden rise in referral numbers.
At the end of July, less than 49 per cent of hospital services were achieving the 18 week RTT target, notes Rob Findlay
Commissioners have intervened after a drop in hip and knee surgery patients at a major NHS trauma centre sparked concerns about its ability to train junior doctors.
The 2019 HSJ Awards shortlist has been announced with 211 organisations competing in 23 categories.
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust has agreed a revamped recovery plan with NHS Improvement amid concerns over its financial and waiting time performance.
Power and workforce problems led to nearly a third of patients referred for diagnostic tests waiting longer than the six-week target at one acute trust.
Poor governance and cultural problems at the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch have damaged staff morale and led to confused decision making according to multiple whistleblowers, who told HSJ it had also seen major delays to its reports and needed to be “put back on track”.