A trust has warned it needs ‘urgent financial support’ from its local integrated care systems to cope with unprecedented demand for children’s services.
A manager has left a mental health and learning disabilities unit after allegations they booked themselves in for lucrative shifts but used the time for online shopping and gym trips.
Trust urgently upgrades A&E security after increased attendance by acutely ill mental health patients
A trust has had to enhance security after an increase in the number of acutely ill mental health patients — including children — attending its emergency departments.
A trust has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission for failing to take action quickly enough after two patient deaths at a unit described as ‘not fit for purpose’.
The Care Quality Commission staged an unannounced inspection after two deaths at a mental health unit which it had condemned as “not fit for purpose.”
Half of NHS England’s flagship new care models for mental health did not make “significant savings”, an independent evaluation has suggested.
New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.
Relations between an NHS trust board and its council of governors broke down amid a “them and us” environment, an independent review has found.
The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.
A council’s decision to withdraw from joint working with a mental health trust could lead to a model of delivery which is “uncoordinated and duplicative” for patients, the trust has warned.
A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.
Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust’s project installed a network of internet enabled devices in the homes of people living with dementia with the aim of supporting them, and won the HSJ Awards 2018 for Improving care with technology
Two hospitals have significantly boosted their headline financial performance by completing a £43m land sale just days before new regulations would have prevented this.
Inadequate-rated Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the departure of Antek Lejk earlier this month.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
The chief executive of a mental health trust has been appointed to lead one of the first integrated care systems.
A controversial incentive scheme for NHS trusts to improve their financial performance has been ramped up by regulators, HSJ has learned.
More than 930,000 people in the UK have dementia, a figure set to rise well above one million by 2025. One in four hospital beds are now occupied by someone with the disease, yet in many instances it has been an unplanned admission for a condition that is preventable.
Twelve more child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned from a private provider in the south east of England to avoid sending youngsters out of area.