NHS England is seeking a chair with a “low ego and high emotional intelligence” to lead what will be the largest group of trusts under a shared chair.
Commissioners in an integrated care system have issued a formal contract challenge to a provider led by the ICS interim chief executive.
An acute trust in London has appointed the region’s chief nursing officer as its new chief executive.
The Consultant Nurse wrote and delivered a workforce strategy that over a five-year period would transform the capability and career potential of the nursing workforce. Workforce development was supported through the delivery of two interlinked work-based courses. Learning outcomes focused on facilitating evidence-based practice which improved senior decision-making, patient outcomes ...
Due to the significant challenges posed by the first wave of Covid-19, CCGs in North-West London (NWL) designed and piloted a ‘virtual-ward’ to enable better patient care, enhance clinical capacity and improve access for patients presenting with moderate Covid symptoms. The pilot sought to safely monitor patients in the community ...
The innovation was implemented across two surgeries in Haringey: West Green & Hornsey Wood Green. Haringey CCG is the sixth most deprived borough in London and the combined patient list covers over 22,000 patients. Of note, there are over 100 different unique languages spoken in Haringey.
The project’s purpose was the redistribution of power, whereby citizens identify local needs and coproduce the agenda for improving quality in the Barkantine practice, Tower Hamlets. The project embodied power sharing at every level: system collaboration via a steering group, and a project team that included staff and community.
Trusts are ‘creaking’ across London as they address the latest surge of covid patients and mounting non-covid activity, according to a medical director at a major London trust.
The four acute trusts in north west London will appoint a joint chair, in the latest move towards greater collaboration between the system’s providers.
Covid vaccinations centres across the country are operating at around 30 per cent capacity as fewer young people are coming forward for their jab, according to a chief nursing officer.
An acute trust has brought their cleaning and catering contracts back in house to boost workforce equality and support staff from minority ethnic communities.
There is a gap of around 30 percentage points in staff uptake of the covid-19 vaccination between different London trusts, according to figures seen by HSJ.
A leading hospital trust has said it does not plan to mandate covid vaccination for its staff, shortly after sharing a letter stating that it would do.
The four acute providers in a London health and care system will use the same patient record system making the information available to clinicians across their 12 hospital sites.
A London acute trust that has been hardest hit in each pandemic wave expects its waiting list to keep growing until spring.
31 Jan update: London and south east set to see low levels of covid hospital admissions by end of Feb
Admissions of covid positive patients in London and the south east are on course to fall to a managable level by the end of February.
Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.
The merger of two foundation trusts to create the UK’s largest healthcare provider was approved.
Several NHS trusts are offering a ‘treatment’ for birth trauma which uses a technique which lies outside national guidelines and which is criticised by specialists as potentially causing ‘more harm than good’.
Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.