Everything you need to stay up to date on patient safety and workforce, plus my take on the most important under the radar stories.
Tackling staff retention is among the biggest priorities for the new chief executive of a scandal hit community and mental health trust.
Southern Health has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety law after a patient died while in the trust’s care.
The amount spent on redundancy payments by foundation trusts has fallen significantly over the past three financial years, HSJ analysis reveals.
An investigation into the deaths of people with learning disabilities has revealed they were “less likely” to have mistakes in their care “picked up”.
A third prosecution will be brought against Southern Health Foundation Trust after a patient was found dead in a hospital in Southampton five years ago.
With the Care Quality Commission’s first prosecution occurring in June 2016, Caroline Barker reflects on how the CQC as a prosecutor is slowly coming into its own.
Southern Health must pay more than £150,000 after an “inexcusable failure” that led to a mental health patient suffering life changing injuries after they fell from the roof of a psychiatric unit.
An acute trust and a mental health and community trust have appointed a joint chief executive after forming an alliance to make services more integrated.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
One of the country’s largest mental health and community trusts has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety law over the death of a teenage patient.
A scandal hit mental health and community trust has hired its new chief executive from a neighbouring organisation.
A care assistant who worked at a unit where a teenager drowned in a bath is to appear in court tomorrow charged with defrauding Southern Health Foundation Trust of more than £250,000.
Southern Health Foundation Trust has confirmed it is considering divesting itself of its community services provision – which accounts for a third of its turnover – ahead of a procurement for a new integrated model of care.
More NHS trusts could face criminal prosecution for breaches of fundamental safety standards to act as a “deterrent”, the Care Quality Commission’s outgoing chief inspector of hospitals has warned.
NHS trusts will be investigated over patient deaths under new plans from the Care Quality Commission to “strengthen” how it monitors hospital mortality reviews.
Southern Health Foundation Trust has pleaded guilty to a causing a patient life-altering injuries through safety failures.
The largest mental and community health services trust in the country has appointed a new chair, after being without a permanent chair for over a year.
England’s largest community and mental health provider will be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive following the death of a patient.