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Leadership Q&A: Northamptonshire Healthcare FT and Leicestershire Partnership Trust

As two East Midlands trusts embark on the process to appoint their next Medical Directors, Chief Executive Angela Hillery explains how these posts will help propel forward the medical agenda to meet the changing needs of the trusts and their systems

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Trusts to form first-of-its-kind group

Two East Midlands mental health and community trusts have agreed to what HSJ understands is a first-of-its-kind group arrangement.

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HSJ’s most read technology stories of 2020

With 2020 down to its final days, it’s time to take a look back at HSJ’s most read technology stories of the year.

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Clash between NHS England and local NHS plan left covid hotspot without vaccines

One of the areas worst hit by covid-19 is without vaccinations this week because of a clash between local and central plans, and confusion over national booking software which is not yet ready, HSJ has been told.

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Three trusts in high risk areas no longer getting covid vaccine this week

Several trusts serving areas with high rates of covid will not be getting any vaccine this week, having been removed from a national list of “hub” sites where the first doses are to be given.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: IT & Digital Innovation Award

The Flu Bee Game is designed to improve vaccination rates by engaging, educating and encouraging staff to get vaccinated.

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Exclusive: Trust faces national finance inquiry after £46m ‘adjustment’

NHS England has commissioned an investigation into the finances of a major acute trust, after concerns led to an accounting adjustment which added £46m to its deficit, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The trusts put on notice over risks to staff

NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.

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Two-thirds of trusts failing to protect staff from violence

Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.

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Exclusive: Hundreds of patients kept in ‘distressing’ dormitory-style wards

NHS England says the government should consider hundreds of mental health patients who are being treated in “distressing” dormitory-style wards when it determines future capital spending budgets.

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'Outstanding' trust to share CEO with 'buddy'

Two East Midlands community and mental health trusts will share a chief executive, it has been announced.

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Community trust chief executive to retire

The long-standing chief executive of a community and mental health trust has announced he is planning to retire after six years in the role.

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

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.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Winner Walsall Healthcare Trust: An integrated approach of changing cultures in clinical governance/patient safety

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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Health secretary urged to act on CAMHS after teenager's suicide

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked to consider the lack of commissioned services for children too anxious to attend hospital appointments following the death of a teenage boy.

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STP to consider ACS plans after regulators intervene

Leaders in Leicestershire will decide this month how to establish a new accountable care system after receiving a “clear message” in favour of the proposal from regulators.

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NHS England accused of using 'misleading' data for heart surgery closures

NHS England has been accused of lacking transparency and using “inaccurate or misleading” data in its planning for the potential closure of three heart surgery units.

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Teaching trust puts major restrictions on operations for second time in six weeks

One of the NHS’s largest trusts has been forced to restrict elective activity for the second time in six weeks due to high demand.

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Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review

More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.