This was the development of a diabetes dashboard modelled on the National Diabetes Audit, which provided monthly updates on key care components. The data was displayed at both individual GP level as well as at a Locality level (now PCN level) and CCG level. Discussion about the dashboard was incorporated ...
A former NHS Improvement director is to become an acute trust chief executive at the end of this year.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.
A London hospital’s maternity service has improved enough to shed its “inadequate” rating, after serious concerns were raised about it at an inspection late last year.
London’s largest acute provider is to come out of quality special measures after four years in the regime.
Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
Concerns over bullying and accident and emergency department performance have emerged in the latest Care Quality Commission inspection reports, covering four trusts.
Managers at Barts and the London Trust were unable to guarantee paediatric staff had passed Criminal Records Bureau checks for three years, following a series of human resources failings, HSJ has learned.
One in 10 health appointments were missed last year, costing the NHS millions of pounds and delaying treatment for other patients, figures suggest.
“Significant deficiencies” have been found in the emergency surgical care offered by a trust that is part of a regional trauma network.
Last week was a big one for hospital news in the national papers, with a trust finding itself declared “bankrupt” for the first time.
Ten NHS hospital trusts recorded deficits in 2011-12 – the largest number to finish a year in the red for more than half a decade, Department of Health figures published today show.
PERFORMANCE: The newly merged Barts Health NHS Trust organisation “can learn from Whipps Cross and Newham”, turnaround advisors have said.
WORKFORCE: PricewaterhouseCoopers won a Management Consultancy Association award for its work on the east London hospital’s cost reduction programme.
Some London hospital trusts could safely cut their spending on nurses by half, NHS London documents have claimed.
The health secretary has approved the merger of three London hospital trusts to create an organisation with an estimated turnover of £1.1bn.