A rural health economy is establishing a single staff bank which all NHS and care home organisations in its patch can access.
A new app has been launched by NHS England to track staff absences related to coronavirus amid increasing pressure on the NHS workforce.
Covid-19 related absence rates for medics at a community and mental health trust have risen to nearly 20 per cent in the last three weeks, new figures have revealed.
A sustainability and transformation partnership has agreed an “incredibly challenging” ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 ahead of declaring a “climate emergency”.
NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
Local NHS and council chiefs have met Treasury boss Sajid Javid to ask for an exemption from funding rules they say make it impossible to improve care in a rural area.
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.
A community and mental health trust is refusing to pay some of its bills and rent to a government-owned subsidiary company amid fears over fire safety.
The board of Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust explain how the role of independent chair will lead the Integrated Care System Leadership Group and help shape the vision of transforming health and social care across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.
An elderly patient died after clinicians missed his haemorrhage and discharged him improperly to a community hospital where there was no medical cover, prompting concerns from a coroner.
Nursing students will have their course fees paid for government funding in exchange for committing to work for two remote NHS trusts.
Experts have warned commissioners are being “short-sighted” in their lack of support for adults with ADHD, with many areas failing to provide a diagnosis service.
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
A nurse has been appointed as the new chief executive of a community and mental health trust in one of England’s most advanced health economies.
Winner Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust: Body worn video on mental health wards
Extra beds, more staff at night, and twice-daily meetings with health economy chiefs are among the factors that caused an “inadequate” trust’s A&E performance to rocket by nearly 40 percentage points in two months.
A mental health trust in a rural location has opened 15 rehabilitation beds to implement a “unique” model of care which it says will eliminate the need for inappropriate out of n area placements.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
A foundation trust boss in a struggling health economy has raised the prospect of a “formal dispute” with the county council over more than £2m of late invoice payments.