A proposal to appoint a single chief executive to run two neighbouring hospital trusts is being resisted by board members at one of the organisations, local politicians have told HSJ.
Trusts have so far received just over half of the £102m they said was needed for ‘immediate and essential’ improvements in maternity services.
Trusts in the North East region have told staff identified as close contacts of positive covid-19 cases they can continue working if they take daily tests.
Eleven NHS trusts have dropped a long-running bid to pay business rates at a discount usually reserved for charities, according to the Local Government Association.
Two neighbouring hospital trusts have ruled out a full merger, despite forming a joint board under a single chairman.
Nearly a quarter of a million people have been waiting more than a year for operations and other hospital procedures, HSJ has learned.
Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.
Michael Wood on the need to understand the value of our local colleges to support a broad range of health and care roles and reach local populations from which the NHS often struggles to recruit
The ImpACT+ service is delivered by a team of respiratory consultants, specialist respiratory nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists along with admin and clinical support staff.
The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.
The place based paediatric offer across Tameside and Glossop consists of a number of initiatives that support children and their families being seen and treated by the most appropriate professional, at the right time and in the right place:
Just one in four people suffering from a long-term mental illness are in work. Mental health problems at work cost the economy £34.9bn with a cost to business of £26bn each year.
The widespread adoption of barcoding by the NHS is needed to meet the challenge posed by the Cumberlege patient safety review, according to NHS England chair Lord David Prior.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.
A hospital trust has stepped up its calls for capital funding for refurbishment off the back of damage caused by Storm Ciara.
A trust unfairly dismissed a senior nurse after she tried to invoke its formal whistleblowing policy, an employment tribunal has ruled.
A combined local authority in the north east is seeking a Greater Manchester style devolution of powers over health and social care, in a bid to “reintroduce” services to one part of the region.
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