Ambulance response times hit new lows last month, leaving heart attack and stroke patients waiting nearly an hour to be reached on average, despite the system having an 18-minute target for this cohort.
The number of patients waiting more than two years for elective care has grown by nearly half in the space of one month, HSJ analysis can reveal.
Primary care leaders in Essex and Suffolk are at loggerheads with some of their acute counterparts over proposals which would make integrated care systems coterminous with the county council boundaries.
The trusts with the biggest share of their waiting list at more than 18 months and two years has been revealed for the first time.
NHS trusts are to be told to remove devices linked to more than 120 never events caused by ‘unconscious errors’.
At least 17 hospital trusts still have at least twice the number of critical care patients than their total capacity last winter, with some falling very slowly, HSJ can reveal.
Norfolk and Waveney’s three acute providers have set up a 12-strong leadership group which will meet in private to determine the organisations’ service integration strategy.
A trust chief executive ‘inexplicably’ became involved in the case of a member of staff which ended in their dismissal after a ‘hatchet job’ disciplinary process, an employment tribunal has ruled.
A major teaching trust should be released from special measures after almost two years in the regime, the Care Quality Commission has said.
There have been 83 deaths reported from covid-19 in England over the past 24 hours with nearly a quarter of them in a single London trust.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
Hundreds of women have said they’ve undergone “distressing” diagnostic tests at NHS hospitals which were not carried out in line with recommended practice, according to information shared with HSJ.
Norfolk and Waveney commissioners have provided financial support to help two acute trusts agree control totals, in a deal they say shows progress in the challenged health economy.
A troubled mental health trust’s quality rating has been upgraded from “inadequate” to “requires improvement” but it remains in special measures, inspectors have announced.
Four years of waiting list growth would need to be undone to achieve the NHS Constitution standard again, says Rob Findlay
As 2019 winds down, HSJ is taking a moment to revisit its most read workforce stories of the year.
Norfolk and Waveney’s five clinical commissioning groups will merge in April 2020 after NHS England and Improvement signed off the plan this month.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
A senior clinician who led the development of plans for a major acute reconfiguration in Essex has been seconded to the Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership as its “independent medical director”, HSJ has learned.
The Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman has launched a review of failings in relation to an investigation into the death of a young woman with anorexia, HSJ has learned.