An ambulance service could be put in special measures after a damning report criticised poor leadership for fostering bullying and not acting decisively on allegations of predatory sexual behaviour towards patients.
NHS England and Improvement is “working closely” with a troubled ambulance trust, following new regulatory action being taken against it by the Care Quality Commission.
Ambulance response times were some of the best ever seen last month – as the extra demand imposed by covid-19 had started to diminish and patients called the service less than last year.
An ambulance trust is to overhaul how it supports workers with mental health problems after an investigation into the death of three of its staff in the space of two weeks, and is also dealing with allegations over sexual harassment and threats to kill.
An ambulance trust is seeking 1,000 extra workers and volunteers to help it through the coming weeks, as it copes with the peak of the coronavirus crisis.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
The quality and safety of patient care the system delivers depends on the wellbeing, morale and sustainability of frontline staff members. By Gordon Forbes
The local areas where patients are waiting the longest for ambulances have been publicly identified for the first time by an HSJ investigation.
A troubled trust has launched a new investigation into the “underlying factors associated with” the sudden deaths of three of its employees in November, HSJ has learned.
A new chair has been appointed ahead of a planned three trust merger in the East of England.
Former MP and minister Sir Norman Lamb has been appointed chair of a major south London mental health trust, HSJ can reveal.
The interim chief executive at an ambulance trust which is facing bullying allegations is to stay on in the permanent position.
An ambulance trust has denied “conflict of interest” allegations surrounding the appointment of an HR consultant who is leading a fresh probe into bullying claims.
Emergency services at one of Lincolnshire’s largest hospitals were rated “inadequate” because staff were too busy trying to make improvements on another site.
A trust which has faced serious care quality concerns in recent years has appointed a permanent chair, who will start recruitment for a new chief executive.
An ambulance trust has been ordered to pay £96,000 to a wrongfully dismissed employee after a tribunal branded its response to his concerns as “appalling”.
One of England’s largest providers of 999 support to the NHS has gone into administration, affecting several NHS trusts, HSJ has learned.
System leaders have appointed a new interim chair for the troubled East of England Ambulance Service Trust.
NHS Providers has warned that trusts will need extra funding if changes to how holiday pay is calculated go ahead.
The chief executive of inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust is stepping down after less than a year in charge, the trust has announced.