An unprecedented five trusts saw less than half of their accident and emergency attendances within four hours in December, HSJ analysis reveals.
“Challenging behaviour” among senior clinicians and “disconnected” working between departments has been uncovered at a “special measures” trust at risk of losing some of its trainee doctors.
“Overstretched” children’s mental health services in the South East will be “unable to meet the challenging needs” of the increasing numbers of young unaccompanied asylum seekers arriving in the region, according to regional managers.
A special measures trust is at risk of losing its trainee doctors in acute medical services in January due to gaps in its workforce.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Isle of Wight’s struggling integrated trust is partnering with a mainland provider in Hampshire, which will help it deliver mental health services.
An integrated trust in special measures is looking to “partner” with another NHS organisation for mental health services, amid a wider move for reconfiguration.
Health chiefs have pushed back a merger which would create one of England’s first acute, mental health and community services trusts.
England’s only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance trust will remain in special measures despite the Care Quality Commission noting improvements.
The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.
A trust chief executive has been fined after her organisation failed to disclose serious incident investigations to a coroner.
Mental health trusts are continuing to experience higher than average incidences of violence against staff, the NHS staff survey has shown.
A trust in special measures has been ordered to take immediate action, after inspectors warned it was failing to safely staff its emergency department.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
NHS England approved the use of an interim director providing turnaround support for a clinical commissioning group at a cost of £1,920 a day, HSJ has learned.
A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.
An “inadequate” trust has announced plans to collaborate with its neighbour over emergency care and transport services in a bid to improve quality.
A troubled integrated trust has opened a financial governance review after consultants highlighted an underlying deficit worth more than 15 per cent of the organisation’s income.
North Norfolk and South Norfolk clinical commissioning groups have appointed a new chief officer, the CCGs have announced.