Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Paula Clark

Experienced CEO steps up to lead troubled trust

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has appointed a prominent West Midlands chief executive as its interim CEO, HSJ can reveal.

Simon Wright

Chief executive to leave troubled trust

The chief executive of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust is to leave, amid concerns about serious service quality problems.

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Exclusive: Trust receives fourth CQC warning in eight months

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over the safety of its services, HSJ can reveal. 


Maternity probe now considering more than 250 cases

An independent inquiry into alleged poor maternity care at an NHS trust is now considering more than 250 separate cases, HSJ has learned.

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Staff survey analysis: Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.


NHSI stands down review panel over 'cover up' concern

A controversial panel set up by NHS Improvement to review the findings of an independent investigation into poor maternity care has been disbanded after HSJ exposed concerns it was a “cover up” and that its members were conflicted.


NHSI accused of 'cover up' over maternity deaths investigation

NHS Improvement, two royal colleges and the Care Quality Commission have been accused by a mother who lost her baby of trying to cover-up the findings of an independent investigation into a trusts’ maternity services.


Chief nurse leaves maternity investigation trust

The director of nursing and midwifery at a trust undergoing an investigation into its maternity services is set to leave for a new job, HSJ has learned.

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NHSI cautions trust over inaccurate mortality picture

Regulators have written to the chair of a hospital trust at the centre of a probe into maternity care to raise concerns it gave an inaccurate picture of the service’s mortality rates at a public board meeting.

Royal shrewsbury hospital

'Inadequate' trust's controversial hospital reconfiguration approved

Plans to reconfigure acute services in Shropshire, resulting in the downgrading of one A&E, have been given the green light by commissioners.

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

St James's University Hospital

Best of 2018: HSJ's top mental health stories

As the year draws to an end, we look back on the 10 most-read stories from the mental health sector. These include the announcement of two trust chiefs stepping down and a merger to create the biggest mental health and community trust in the country being delayed

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

Ian dalton

Dalton condemns ‘blame culture’ after CQC’s ‘prosecution’ comments

The NHS Improvement chief executive has told local leaders he is against a “blame culture” and “fear of punishment”, in response to the Care Quality Commission’s new boss saying it will prosecute more providers.

Royal shrewsbury hospital

Troubled trust's leadership rated 'inadequate' by CQC

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission following months of concerns over the safety of the trust’s accident and emergency, and maternity services.

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'Flexible' pay cap helps trust avoid A&E closure

A trust has reversed its decision to close one of its accident and emergency departments overnight after being given flexibility over the pay cap for agency doctors.


Troubled trust to be placed into ‘special measures’

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust is set to be placed into “special measures” by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.

Royal shrewsbury hospital

Exclusive: Under fire trust receives third CQC warning

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over the safety of its services, HSJ has learned.

Neil McKay

Ex SHA chief gets top integration job

Three “sustainability and transformation partnerships” are to share a single chairman.

David Loughton

'Pretty angry' CEO accuses neighbouring trust of poor planning

An NHS trust chief executive has criticised his neighbouring provider for “poor” planning ahead of the part closure of its accident and emergency department next month.