A previously unpublished report has laid bare multiple failings in a remote trust’s maternity department.
Several NHS trusts have waited up to a week to find out if their patients have covid-19 after experiencing delays at local laboratories, HSJ has learned.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
The interim People Plan, published last summer, set out some key themes for the NHS to focus on in the years ahead, including ‘making the NHS the best place to work’, ‘improving leadership culture’ and ‘delivering 21st century care’.
Two hospital trusts in a health economy with major financial problems are to explore joining together more formally.
Two of a sustainability and transformation partnership’s four acute trusts are yet to commit to rolling out a shared electronic record system, despite being asked to by NHS Improvement.
An acute trust has increased its forecast deficit by around £20m, amid a worsening of its county’s overall finances.
One of England’s largest clinical commissioning groups has increased its planned deficit by nearly £40m.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
A former medical director who allegedly bullied senior clinicians was paid £300,000 in 2018-19, despite an external investigation into his conduct preventing him from fully carrying out his duties.
Power and workforce problems led to nearly a third of patients referred for diagnostic tests waiting longer than the six-week target at one acute trust.
Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.
Elective waiting times have risen from 22 weeks to 23 weeks over the last 14 months, and there is still no end in sight. The target, of course, is just 18 weeks.
England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
Virgin Care is likely to lose a children’s contract worth hundreds of millions of pounds as commissioners are set to name an NHS consortium as preferred bidders.