A rural trust is rowing back on hiring locum doctors with General Medical Council restrictions, after a non-executive director questioned the “high number” of such staff being employed.
Two large teaching trusts have been forced to close more than 170 beds due to concerns over fire safety, while significant sections of one hospital can only remain open if hourly checks are carried out.
The full extent of the increased pressure on a struggling city hospital after the downgrading of a neighbour’s emergency department has finally been revealed.
Two East Midlands trusts are trialling the use of artificial intelligence tools to diagnose breast cancer in a bid to mitigate the national shortage of radiologists.
Heavily-indebted NHS providers are bidding to restructure their loans with the Department of Health and Social Care, albeit with little prospect of them being written off.
One of the country’s biggest rural trusts has cut patients’ length of stay in hospital and improved waiting times by separating elective orthopaedic work from trauma cases, according to the results of a pilot project.
A rural trust has warned university places to study nursing are not being filled despite a recent boost in national funding to expand clinical placements.
The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.
Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after an unsuccessful national campaign for a permanent recruit.
A Lincolnshire trust which has been in special measures for more than two years is asking the public for their views on its reputation.
A single accountable officer has been appointed to work across four Lincolnshire clinical commissioning groups.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a record low in January on both the overall and type 1 category for major emergency departments.
Children being cared for at a district general hospital’s emergency department are at risk of harm, the Care Quality Commission has found, shortly after raising similar concerns late last year.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
The Care Quality Commission has, for the first time, fined a trust for failing to comply with its duty of candour.
Children have been put at risk of harm in the emergency department at Pilgrim Hospital in Lincolnshire, the Care Quality Commission has found.