Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trust unfairly dismissed staff member after ‘hatchet job’

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.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Major teaching trust to leave special measures

A major teaching trust should be released from special measures after almost two years in the regime, the Care Quality Commission has said.

Coronavirus

Single trust reports 21 new coronavirus deaths

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.

Innovation and technology

First ‘digital aspirant’ trusts revealed by NHSX

Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.

doctors

Hundreds of women left ‘distressed’ by diagnostic test

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 Broads

CCGs bailing out trusts ‘shows progress in struggling STP’

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.

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Troubled trust’s rating upgraded but remains in special measures

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.

Rob Findlay

Waiting list would need to shrink to 2015 levels, to re-achieve 18-week waits

Four years of waiting list growth would need to be undone to achieve the NHS Constitution standard again, says Rob Findlay

Hospital staff

HSJ’s 10 most read workforce stories of 2019

As 2019 winds down, HSJ is taking a moment to revisit its most read workforce stories of the year.

Norfolk Broads

Troubled health economy’s five CCGs to merge

Norfolk and Waveney’s five clinical commissioning groups will merge in April 2020 after NHS England and Improvement signed off the plan this month.

Breast cancer radiology

Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Challenged STP drafts in reformer to develop hospital plan

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.

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Ombudsman probes failings of its own investigation

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.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Former NHSE finance lead chosen as trust CEO

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following Mark Davies announcing he would stand down earlier this year.

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Hospital appoints new chief executive

James Paget University Hospitals Foundation Trust has promoted deputy chief Anna Hills to the chief executive role on a permanent basis.

A man holding a hard hat with construction in the background

Revealed: The 20 capital projects promised by the PM

The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.

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Trust stays in special measures after ‘extremely concerning’ lack of improvement

Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust will remain in special measures after Care Quality Commission inspectors said they found an “extremely concerning” lack of improvement.

Philippa Slinger

Improvement director takes up STP chief role

Devon sustainability and transformation partnership has appointed an improvement director who was overseeing three troubled Norfolk trusts as its lead chief executive

Breast cancer radiology

Breast cancer target performance drops 10pp in a year

Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.