Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Health system's culture problem goes from 'board to floor'

A culture which saw health and care leaders in Lancashire “take pleasure” in difficulties experienced by their peers had “a direct impact on front line service delivery” and may have contributed to service users attempting suicide, a review has concluded.

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North by North West: Festering relationships harm patients

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Revealed: Why one county saw a third of all 12-hour A&E breaches

Two reviews have uncovered a catalogue of problems with Lancashire’s mental health services, which have led to patients being unlawfully detained in seclusion rooms and a crisis situation developing in the county’s emergency departments.

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North by North West: Rejection for incumbent chairman

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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Controversial staff transfer gets go-ahead

A controversial transfer of NHS staff has been given the green light despite “significant concerns” being raised about the receiving provider, HSJ has learned.

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Small mental health trust promoted to 'outstanding'

One of the smallest mental health trusts in the country has been rated “outstanding” overall by the Care Quality Commission.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS

Winner: Breast Cancer Care, NHS Trusts and Health Boards: Moving Forward

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Brexit: Trust can operate for 'four days' under food shortage contingency plans

A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.

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North by North West: New knight for disjointed STP

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Regulators intervene in Devo Manc

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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Mental health trust appoints new CEO

A mental health trust in the West Midlands has appointed a new chief executive, the provider has announced.

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North by North West: A big waiting list reveal

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Best of 2018: HSJ's top mental health stories

As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs stepping down and a merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country being delayed

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North by North West: Hundreds of staff set to switch trusts

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North by North West: Help needed from the North East

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New chief appointed to mental health trust

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust has appointed a mental health chief from Staffordshire as its new leader.

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North by North West: Virgin territory

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