North East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Griffiths heads Top 50 chief executives ranking for second year

Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan

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Region used ‘clinically unsafe’ healthcare app for three years

A healthcare app which was investigated over failing to meet clinical and governance standards has been dropped by north London commissioners after it was deemed “clinically unsafe”.

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Lockdown contributed to three children taking their own lives, says CCG

The pressures of lockdown were thought to be a contributory factor in three young people taking their own lives in Kent and Medway, a clinical commissioning group has said.

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Engineering and manufacturing campus supports fight against coronavirus

A state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing campus close to the new Nightingale Hospital in Stratford says it has the perfect facilities for organisations looking to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

Mental health

Young people put at risk by delays for treatment

More than 70 children and young people have been put at risk by long delays in treatment by mental health services in Kent and Medway, HSJ has learned.

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Finance director makes swift U-turn to stay at troubled trust

The finance director who opted to quit his hospital trust to ”be held to account” has now decided not to resign after all.

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Trust apologises over handling of sexual harassment complaint

A trust has taken “disciplinary action” and its chief executive has apologised over the handling of a sexual harassment complaint by one of its nurses, it has admitted.

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Mental health and acute trust seek joint chief executive

A mental health trust and one of England’s worst performing acute trusts have announced they will come together under a “group model”.

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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.

Kieran Walshe

I am ashamed of the way the NHS treated my elderly aunt

Kieran Walshe shares an account of his aunt’s treatment that raises serious questions about the quality of care for the frail elderly

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New care model pilot quietly dropped

A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.

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Exclusive: Long-serving trust chief exec steps down

One of the NHS’ longest-serving chief executives is stepping down after 10 years of leading a trust.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 'Closer working'

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: In all but name

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: So long, SaHF

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Two aims

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Snubbed STP accuses centre of not fully considering capital bids

Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Rearranging the chairs

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Council drops CCG from joint commissioning deal

A county council has withdrawn from an agreement in which the NHS commissioned some child mental health services on its behalf, over concerns the expected outcomes were not being achieved.

Sean Duggan

NHS should celebrate diversity from frontline to the top

More diverse organisations benefit the planning and provision of services, resulting in higher quality care for the population served, writes Sean Duggan