Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: Finance Team of the Year

Over the past 18 months the Sherwood Forest Hospital’s finance team has focused on ‘Working towards excellence’.

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2020

The star performers in this year’s HSJ Value Awards - which celebrate the work of NHS teams across the areas of transformation, clinical and medical services, and operational and corporate services - have now been announced

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Incoming HEE chief: ‘White leaders under pressure’ to prove black lives matter

The NHS must directly confront the issue of “white privilege”, take responsibility for the fact that some from a minority ethnic background believe the service contains “racist” organisations, and stop looking for reasons not to tackle discrimination, leading NHS figures have told HSJ.

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Revealed: The trusts with the biggest drop in referrals

Referrals for treatment fell by 70 per cent during covid-19 lockdown, new data has shown.

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The Ward Round: Back to normal is not good enough

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 ...

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Former special measures trust sees main hospital rated ‘outstanding’

An acute trust which spent more than two years in special measures has had its main hospital site rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

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Exclusive: Trusts set to be let off £10bn debt

NHS providers that owe the government a combined £10bn would see the debts converted into a form of investment that does not have to be repaid, under plans being discussed by national leaders.

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East Midlands trust appoints new medical director

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new medical director, it has announced.

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Large acute declares ‘critical incident’ over A&E pressures

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a “critical incident” due to pressures on its emergency services.

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Power failure hits IT systems at major acute trust

A power failure at a major acute trust in the East Midlands has affected IT services and some clinical systems across its two hospital sites.

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Midlands teaching trust on ‘black alert’ again

Nottingham University Hospitals has been on black alert for multiple days after being faced with “very high” emergency attendances since last week.

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ICS medical director appointed executive lead

The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System has appointed medical director Andy Haynes as its executive lead.

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ICS to lose managing director in the autumn

The managing director of a ‘first-wave’ integrated care system is to step down in the autumn, HSJ understands.

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NHS trusts owe government £14bn

Heavily-indebted NHS providers are bidding to restructure their loans with the Department of Health and Social Care, albeit with little prospect of them being written off.

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‘Black alert’ declared at Midlands teaching trust

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a black alert and is urging staff to prioritise patient discharges.

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Council chief to lead city’s ‘integrated care provider’

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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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Council will rejoin ICS subject to ‘privatisation’ veto

A city council which suspended involvement in its area’s integrated care system has said it will rejoin, subject to agreement it will be able to veto “proposals that may result in privatisation or outsourcing”.

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Reasonable adjustments and more for patients with a learning disability

Sherwood Forest Hospital Foundation Trust worked towards identifying patients with a learning disability to provide them tailored care and won the Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information category at the 2018 HSJ Awards

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Brexit: Trust can operate for 'four days' under food shortage contingency plans

A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.