Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Whitby hospital

Trust secures vital capital for hospital rebuild

The redevelopment of a community hospital is back on track after NHS Property Services approved one of its largest ever individual capital investments of nearly £12m.

Whitby hospital

Uncertainty over capital stalls hospital rebuild

The redevelopment of a community hospital has been delayed because NHS Property Services has not agreed its capital budgets for next financial year.

Simon Pleydell

Former London trust chief executive to lead troubled STP

The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.

Humber bridge

Former Southern Health director takes up new executive role

A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.

Jeremy Hunt

Hunt decision delay 'affecting patient safety' after wards close

Commissioners say a delay in a decision by the health secretary is affecting patient safety after admissions were halted at a community hospital.

Darlington Memorial Hospital

Trusts, council and GPs battle for £80m new care model contract

Two foundation trusts and a consortium formed by the county council and local GPs are set to compete for an £80m community services contract, HSJ can reveal.

Emma Latimer

CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

Patient in hospital bed

Royal college warns bed shortage is 'national crisis'

Consultants have raised concerns over risks to patients after a trust ran out of beds at half of its mental health units earlier this year.

Alan Johnson

Former Labour health secretary turns down top NHS roles to join estates firm

Alan Johnson, the former Labour health secretary, has turned down national NHS roles to chair a local estates company, HSJ can reveal.

Household patients

Trust spent £42,000 on lawyers after losing £138m contract

A trust challenging a clinical commissioning group’s decision to award a £138m contract to a non-NHS provider spent more than £42,000 on lawyers and legal proceedings which were withdrawn within a week.

Humber bridge

NHSI: Trust was not using national ligature tool when woman died

A mental health trust unit was not using a prescribed national guidance to assess ligature points when a woman hanged herself from a tap.

Walk in centre

CCG decides minor injury units to be closed and replaced

Clinical leaders in Yorkshire have decided to close three minor injuries units and replace the others with urgent care centres as part of a major reconfiguration of services.

Humber bridge

New chief executive confirmed for trust with patient safety concerns

A struggling mental health trust has announced that it has made its interim chief executive a permanent appointment.

Humber bridge

FT drops legal challenge to CCG over lost contract

A struggling foundation trust has withdrawn a High Court legal challenge over its losing out on a five-year community services contract.


Trust launches High Court challenge over contract loss

A foundation trust has launched a legal challenge after losing out on a five year contract to run community services.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.


'Confusion' over new policies led to trust's inadequate safety rating

QUALITY: Failure to filter new care policies through the workforce led to Humber Foundation Trust being rated inadequate for safety, the trust’s nursing director has said.

Humber bridge

Mental health trust judged inadequate for safety

QUALITY: A mental health trust has been told it has not learned lessons from its inspection in 2014 and has been rated inadequate for safety by the Care Quality Commission.

Whitby in Yorkshire

FT beats private provider to delayed £45m contract

COMMERCIAL: Hull based Humber Foundation Trust is the new provider of a delayed £45m contract to run community and out of hours services in Whitby.

Angel of the North

North of England: Staff survey best and worst performers

Analysis of the best and worst performers in the North of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015, released today.