Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Vaccine

Government drops plans for 24/7 covid vaccination service

Ministers have dropped plans to launch a 24-hour coronavirus vaccination service after two hospital trusts piloted the scheme earlier this year.

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New boss drafted in as scandal-hit unit suspends staff

Several staff at a trust which is at the centre of a major maternity scandal have been placed on leave, while a new interim head of midwifery has been drafted in.

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Interim chair appointed at finance scandal trust

An East Midlands trust in the middle of an ongoing investigation into financial mismanagement has appointed an interim chair for the next year.

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Revealed: The seven trusts getting £6m each for tech improvements

Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year

WINNER: Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT

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How to restore cancer services post covid

An HSJ webinar, sponsored by Pfizer, examined the impact of the pandemic on cancer services. Alison Moore reports

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Scandal-hit trust partnered with ‘outstanding’ care provider

The trust at the centre of one of the biggest maternity scandals in recent years has been partnered with another trust in the Midlands to drive improvements.

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Exclusive: First two trusts lined up to deliver 24/7 covid jabs

Two hospital trusts in the Midlands are being lined up to pilot a 24-hour covid vaccine service, HSJ has learned.

Workforce

HSJ’s 10 most read workforce stories of 2020

The importance of NHS staff was underlined during the pandemic, but many were strained like never before – here is a rundown of HSJ’s most read workforce stories for this year

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HSJ’s 10 most read stories of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, HSJ takes a look at its most read stories of the year.

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ICS lead announces retirement

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire integrated care system’s executive lead is to retire in March after 36 years of working in the NHS.

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Why we created a ‘financial hardship fund’ as part of our covid response

Consistently delivering the physiological needs are what most of our colleagues require this winter and beyond, writes Richard Mitchell

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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.