A trust must pay out nearly £70,000 to its former director of medical education after an employment tribunal ruled she had been constructively dismissed.
A former senior IT manager has admitted to defrauding an NHS trust out of more than £800,000 and will face sentencing later this month.
An external review has issued a series of ‘urgent recommendations’ to a specialist cancer service around patient safety risks.
East of England Ambulance Service Trust has appointed a new chief executive after nine months with an interim at the helm.
A large East of England trust has told NHS England it cannot eliminate its 52-week waiting list backlog in 2021-22 as it had previously promised.
Cancer services at a large hospital trust have been at ‘catastrophic’ risk of being overwhelmed, after two of its hospital sites had to suspend life-saving cancer surgeries in the last month due to covid-19.
The Care Quality Commission is “closely monitoring” a covid-challenged trust over fears for patient safety sparked by oxygen rationing.
Trusts have been told to involve specialist gas engineers in their clinical decisions amid “very high demands” for oxygen services.
An Essex maternity department has been served with further warnings by the Care Quality Commission and again rated “inadequate”.
An investigation into the outbreak of a bacterial infection that killed 15 people has found there were several “missed opportunities” in their care.
Previously unpublished reports newly obtained by HSJ reveal issues including a “significant safety risk”, warring surgeons, and patients suffering sight loss due to delays and missed diagnoses.
Maternity services at an Essex hospital have been rated ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission, after babies were starved of oxygen and put at risk of permanent brain damage.
Up to 10,000 patients may be waiting more than a year for elective treatment as a result of covid-19, official data suggests.
Emergency department doctors at an acute trust have threatened to reduce their services “to the bare minimum” unless they are provided with the correct personal protective equipment.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
A well-known NHS figure will take over as interim accountable officer of five clinical commissioning groups next month, after they were “unable” to recruit someone substantively.
NHS providers that owe the government a combined £10bn would see the debts converted into a form of investment that does not have to be repaid, under plans being discussed by national leaders.
As we come to the closing days of 2019, HSJ reveals its most read stories on integration and system change for the year.
A new chair has been appointed ahead of a planned three trust merger in the East of England.
A group of NHS organisations have said they are “working to referral to treatment time targets of 40 weeks instead of 18 weeks”, in board papers which they are now indicating are misleading.