Problems with culture, racism and staff shortages compromising safety have persisted at one of England’s three secure hospitals, the care regulator has warned.
A mental health trust has established a dedicated improvement board to try to “deal with cultural issues” at the “inadequate”-rated high-secure hospital which it runs.
Two mental health trusts in the East Midlands will share a joint chair from next year.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a “critical incident” due to pressures on its emergency services.
Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.
Nottingham University Hospitals has been on black alert for multiple days after being faced with “very high” emergency attendances since last week.
A treatment centre which recently changed provider will only be taking on clinical work with “at most a one-night stay” for the next few months to ensure patient safety.
New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.
One of three high security mental health hospitals in England has received an “inadequate” rating in a draft report from the Care Quality Commission, HSJ can reveal.
Providers of gender identity services say they are not adequately funded by NHS England, with thousands of patients being forced to wait more than two years to see a specialist.
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a black alert and is urging staff to prioritise patient discharges.
The winners of the 2019 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.
The chief executive of a city council which had previously suspended its involvement in an integrated care system has been appointed to one of its leadership posts.
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One of the country’s largest teaching trusts has predicted a deficit of more than £40m by the end of the financial year and has declared 15 black alerts since December.
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Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.