Saffron Cordery on the three key aspects in reforming local health economies: how we reorganise and consolidate; which economies of scale are right; and what we are trying to achieve through integration
WINNER: Sussex MSK Partnership (Central), Here (Care Unbound) and Sussex Community Foundation Trust: Shared Decision Making - Sussex MSK Partnership “Putting Patients in Control”
With patients as trusted equals in decision making, Sussex MSK Partnership (Central) appointed the first patient director in the NHS to facilitate patient partnerships for improvement and governance, says David Gilbert
A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.
North East London Foundation Trust and BHR Clinical Commissioning Group: Significant 7 – Signs of Deterioration for Care Homes
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.
COMMERICAL: Virgin Care has been named preferred provider to provide adult community services in the south of England as part of an alliance contract, ahead of a bid from local trusts and a GP federation.
Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.
The chief executive of a successful community trust has been appointed to run the Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust.
Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to take part in reviews of other NHS providers.
WORKFORCE: A community hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation beds have been temporarily closed because of staffing problems, which has prompted fears about its future.
Monitor has authorised two community trusts as part of what could be the last wave of new foundation trusts.
NHS Improvement will take a “revised approach” to authorising foundation trusts when it takes over from Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority, a director has confirmed.
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the South of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.
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