The Care Quality Commission has revealed it is holding “urgent discussions” over the future of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, HSJ can reveal.
Police have launched a criminal investigation into maternity services at a scandal-hit trust in the West Midlands.
Referrals for treatment fell by 70 per cent during covid-19 lockdown, new data has shown.
A scandal-hit hospital trust has been rated “inadequate” for the second time in a row, after inspectors found serious patient safety concerns at its two emergency departments.
The Care Quality Commission is considering monitoring a handful of the NHS’ most challenged trusts “remotely” during the covid-19 pandemic, the watchdog has told HSJ.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over safety within its emergency departments.
Sir Robert Francis has said the lack of transparency at many hospitals over complaints handling “seems to echo” findings of his inquiry into the Mid Staffs scandal.
With 2019 coming to an end, HSJ is taking some time to look back at the most read stories on leadership and appointments of the year.
Two small general hospital trusts are to share a chief executive under an interim arrangement.
Inspectors have taken fresh urgent action at a severely troubled hospital trust, citing major concerns about treatment of mental health patients in its emergency department, HSJ can reveal.
A leaked report on maternity failings at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust outlines extensive care failings linked to the deaths of 42 babies and three mothers, over a period of 40 years.
Thirteen out of 29 regions have yet to formally commit to new pathology models, the latest update has revealed, although senior chiefs have declared the major efficiency scheme remains on track.
A shortage of radiologists, pensions issues and rising demand have driven the worst breast cancer wait times for at least nine years, some of the worst performing trusts told HSJ.
A challenged trust in the West Midlands has appointed a new permanent chief executive, ahead of a major reconfiguration of its acute services.
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Shropshire, and Telford and Wrekin clinical commissioning groups have appointed a joint accountable officer ahead of their upcoming merger in 2020.
Matt Hancock has given a controversial A&E reconfiguration the green light following almost a decade of delays.
With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.