Serious safety concerns have been raised by junior doctors who have had to carry two on-call “bleeps” due to staffing shortages at a struggling acute trust.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
Jeremy Hunt has told system leaders to draw up new plans to tackle handover delays this month after efforts to curtail ambulance queues outside hospitals failed this winter, HSJ understands.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.
A financially struggling acute trust has accused its commissioners of taking a “completely nonsensical” approach to resolving contract disputes over three years.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence on 0207 6089058, or send a direct message on Twitter.
Hospitals saw a record spike in trolley waits last month as major emergency departments recorded their worst performance since records began, according to NHS England data published today.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill. Contact me in confidence here, or by sending a direct message on Twitter.
A struggling acute trust has appointed a substantive chief executive after being run by interims for more than two years.
Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill
The national whistleblower protection body has asked the Care Quality Commission to “develop” its fit and proper person regulation after it discovered a trust “failed to adequately investigate” concerns raised about the behaviour of one its directors.
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
An executive medical director has been excluded from work after a review of the culture at a troubled acute trust in the North West.
Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
More than one in five trusts failed to properly apply security updates that would have protected them against the worst cyberattack in NHS history.
A hospital trust in the north west has disclosed brief details of the “gross misconduct” which resulted in its chief executive being sacked.