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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A non-executive director for a West Midlands trust has been appointed as chair of his area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
The sustainability and transformation partnership leader for the Black Country and west Birmingham is stepping down.
A merger of three trusts has been dropped because it would have created a trust spanning two sustainability and transformation partnership areas, along with concerns over clinical and financial viability, HSJ can reveal.
A merger of three trusts in the West Midlands has been put on hold by NHS Improvement.
The chief executive of an inadequate rated trust has been appointed to lead a neighbouring trust going through a merger.
A merger between three West Midlands trusts to create one of the biggest community and mental health providers in the county has been delayed, HSJ can reveal.
The country’s only mental health vanguard is preparing to launch the first bed management system across multiple trusts, to halve the number of patients being sent out of area.