Record numbers of children waiting to be assessed for autism in Devon have forced the local CCG to seek an additional provider to try and tackle the backlog of approximately 1,800.
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.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have appointed a former chief nurse as deputy chief people officer, it has been announced.
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.
Devon sustainability and transformation partnership has appointed an improvement director who was overseeing three troubled Norfolk trusts as its lead chief executive
An acute and community trust is reviewing four of its main care pathways in an effort to avoid issues faced by other providers as it prepares to switch to the Epic electronic patient record.
England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.
An acute, community and social care trust is considering linking up with its neighbour to get American company Epic as its new provider of electronic patient records.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.
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.
Winner eConsult: an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care
A high profile regulator and quango chief has been appointed as the new independent chair of a troubled health economy.
An acute and community trust has launched a long-awaited £42m overhaul of its electronic patient record systems which will “revolutionise” the way care is delivered by staff to patients.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
A remote acute and community trust will share a chair and chief executive with its nearest neighbour in a bid to find “long term solutions” to its challenges.
A nursing academy designed to attract and retain students with “exceptional academic ability” to improve patient safety is being launched at Exeter University in collaboration with local NHS trusts.
Consultants at a rural acute and community trust have raised fears services will be moved to another provider under a potential shared leadership model.
A former primary care trust chief is set to lead a health economy on an interim basis after local managers were unable to find a candidate to take on the role permanently.