Lot of independent providers are already working in an integrated way, which the new ICSs can learn from, and the ultimate goal for all healthcare providers is patient safety and good patient outcomes. By Lou Patten and David Hare
Patient care is being disrupted by increasing numbers of infrastructure failures amid a continued rise in the cost of fixing outdated and potentially dangerous parts of the NHS estate, new figures show.
Trusts have so far received just over half of the £102m they said was needed for ‘immediate and essential’ improvements in maternity services.
On this week’s podcast, we discuss the knock-on impact covid has had on staffing and services, after medical consultants at a major acute trust warned its leadership that specialist staff shortages are causing services to become unsafe.
A major acute trust in the East Midlands has been forced to restrict how much chemotherapy it is able to offer due to staff shortages.
The government has downgraded an acute trust’s hospital redevelopment plan, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital trust is being put in ‘special measures’ after ‘a culture of bullying’ and ‘racial discrimination’ was reported during an inspection.
The innovation was implemented across two surgeries in Haringey: West Green & Hornsey Wood Green. Haringey CCG is the sixth most deprived borough in London and the combined patient list covers over 22,000 patients. Of note, there are over 100 different unique languages spoken in Haringey.
A large acute trust in the Midlands, which is grappling with concerns over several key issues, has been served a warning notice by the Care Quality Commission, requiring it to ensure a ‘more positive culture’.
A major acute trust has been threatened with regulatory action by the Care Quality Commission after inspectors raised safety concerns about overcrowding in its emergency department.
A teaching trust is planning a £1.2bn rebuild as part of the government’s new hospitals programme, having rejected a single new site option as “too expensive” at an estimated £4bn.
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire integrated care system’s executive lead is to retire in March after 36 years of working in the NHS.
An acute trust in London is among the biggest winners of a £600m allocation by the government to pay for backlog maintenance across the NHS.
The Care Quality Commission has raised serious concerns about a major teaching trust’s maternity services and taken action to prevent patients coming to harm.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has cancelled all non-urgent electives due to growing covid admissions and spread inside the hospital.
Covid’s second surge has begun disrupting elective care at hospitals outside the north west, HSJ has learned.
A major teaching hospital trust has launched an investigation into a complaint of bullying during the covid crisis raised on behalf of more than 30 staff.
Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night — and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, will make sure you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping ...
Vulnerable children have become “invisible” amid the coronavirus pandemic, leading clinicians have warned, following a dramatic reduction in referrals to child sexual assault services.