Persistent problems with a new electronic patient record system will stop an integrated acute and community trust from reporting its elective waiting times for nearly a year.
Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.
The chief executive of an acute and community trust is to retire at the end of March.
Patient data held by a hospital trust was erroneously sent to and stored on a company’s server in USA, amid problems with a new electronic patient record system.
More than 50 NHS trusts have confirmed they have not had a fire service inspection since the Grenfell Tower disaster – despite all providers being ordered to arrange them just days after the fire.
Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.
Medical staff will work across trusts in a success regime region under a new system devised by health chiefs to reduce pressure on struggling services.
An acute and community trust that was the first in the NHS to enter the home care market says the first year of its new service has exceeded its expectations.
Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust; Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust; Plymouth Hospitals Trust; Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.
Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.
Buildings and infrastructure in the healthcare sector are suffering a serious shortage of cash and need new financing models to break the deadlock.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.
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Northern Devon Healthcare Trust is to become the first health service organisation to enter the home care market.
Angela Pedder is standing down as chief executive of Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust to become “lead chief executive” of the local success regime.