Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Technology

Can digital technology help embed a strong patient safety culture?

The benefits of digital tools to patient safety can extend far beyond supporting better decision making, as an HSJ and Capsule Technologies webinar discussed

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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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Trusts told to make immediate improvements after maternity scandal report

NHS England has ordered trusts to make immediate improvements to maternity safety following the publication of the report into the Shrewsbury and Telford maternity scandal.

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Trusts should have 'oversight' of neighbouring providers, says damning safety review

A report into 250 cases of poor maternity care at a scandal hit trust has found ‘a lack of kindness and compassion’ from midwifery staff.

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Exclusive: Trust CEO subject to ‘fit and proper person’ review

The chief executive of University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust is facing a fit and proper persons review following a critical employment tribunal hearing,HSJ  can reveal.

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CQC describes ‘normalisation’ of poor care at scandal hit trust

The Care Quality Commission has warned of a ‘normalisation of poor care’ by staff in its latest damning report on Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital’s Trust.

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Chair of failing trust replaced as NHSI brokers support from major FT

A failing trust is to be given “targeted support” from a major teaching hospital in a bid to improve its services.

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Nearly 2,000 cases unearthed by inquiry into maternity scandal at trust

The independent inquiry into poor maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has closed to new cases as the numbers reached more than 1,800.

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Exclusive: CQC in 'urgent discussions' over trust’s future

The Care Quality Commission has revealed it is holding “urgent discussions” over the future of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Police launch investigation into maternity scandal trust

Police have launched a criminal investigation into maternity services at a scandal-hit trust in the West Midlands.

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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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Scandal-hit trust rated ‘inadequate’ again

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.

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CQC considers remote monitoring for troubled trusts during covid-19 crisis

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.

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First ‘digital aspirant’ trusts revealed by NHSX

Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.

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Revealed: The trusts which will struggle most to deliver quality care in 2020

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.

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CQC issues fresh A&E warning to troubled trust

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over safety within its emergency departments.

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Sir Robert: Lack of transparency in hospitals ‘echoes Mid Staffs’

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.

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HSJ’s 10 most read leadership stories of 2019

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.

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High-performing trust to share its chief exec with neighbour

Two small general hospital trusts are to share a chief executive under an interim arrangement.

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Exclusive: New action over safety concerns at Shropshire hospitals

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.