A small trust with severe quality and financial problems is to share a chair with its larger neighbour, it has announced.
Ambulance response times were some of the best ever seen last month – as the extra demand imposed by covid-19 had started to diminish and patients called the service less than last year.
An ambulance trust is seeking 1,000 extra workers and volunteers to help it through the coming weeks, as it copes with the peak of the coronavirus crisis.
A key element in the new covid-19 response service run by NHS 111 urgently needs more doctors, NHS England has said.
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The local areas where patients are waiting the longest for ambulances have been publicly identified for the first time by an HSJ investigation.
One of England’s largest providers of 999 support to the NHS has gone into administration, affecting several NHS trusts, HSJ has learned.
There is only one person with a black or minority ethnic background among all the executive leads and chairs of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems, according to HSJ analysis.
An HSJ investigation has uncovered 11 prevention of future death reports since 2015 where coroners raised safety concerns about NHS Pathways software used by NHS 111 and 999 call handlers.
A patient transport company which collapsed after it withdrew from a key NHS contract owes more than £11m, including to the NHS, statements filed with Companies House have revealed.
A former army officer who served in Afghanistan has been appointed the new chief executive of an ambulance trust in special measures.
A sustainability and transformation partnership chief has revealed he will step down from his position once a successor is found.
An “inadequate” trust has announced plans to collaborate with its neighbour over emergency care and transport services in a bid to improve quality.
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Seven clinical commissioning groups in Sussex are trying to recover £7.4m from a collapsed private provider but could face a counter-claim from administrators, HSJ has learned.
Ambulance trusts are seeking tens of millions of pounds in additional funding to meet new response targets and to cope with increasing demand, HSJ has learned.
An integrated care system early adopter has appointed an NHS England director to lead its transformation programme.
Patients in Oxfordshire “did not always receive safe discharges home”, a report by the Care Quality Commission has revealed.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
The first ambulance trusts have been chosen to join NHS England’s global digital exemplar programme but they will receive far less funding than acute and mental health providers.