The Care Quality Commission is “closely monitoring” a covid-challenged trust over fears for patient safety sparked by oxygen rationing.
Trusts have been told to involve specialist gas engineers in their clinical decisions amid “very high demands” for oxygen services.
Maternity services at an Essex hospital have been rated ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission, after babies were starved of oxygen and put at risk of permanent brain damage.
As we come to the closing days of 2019, HSJ reveals its most read stories on integration and system change for the year.
A new chair has been appointed ahead of a planned three trust merger in the East of England.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
A senior clinician who led the development of plans for a major acute reconfiguration in Essex has been seconded to the Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership as its “independent medical director”, HSJ has learned.
A hospital trust involved in a merger with two other trusts has lost the second employment tribunal claim brought by a redundant senior manager this year.
The planned merger of three Essex hospital trusts has been pushed back a year, board papers published this month have revealed.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
A hospital group unfairly dismissed a senior manager as it restructured staff across three trusts, a tribunal has ruled.
A major reconfiguration of services faces referral to the health and social care secretary by a local council, putting £118m of transformation funding at risk.
Leading pathologists are reviewing a “dramatic increase” in the number of failings at hospital mortuaries across the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.
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A hospital trust has embarked on a legal battle against four construction and engineering companies to recover more than £1m after experiencing years of leaks.
A senior NHS England regional director is to lead Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust, HSJ has learned.
Senior clinicians and local campaigners have raised safety concerns over plans for a major reconfiguration of stroke services in Essex.
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge.