Ambulance handover delays lasting more than 60 minutes have quadrupled compared to this time last year, according to internal NHS data.
A major trust’s Freedom To Speak Up Guardian has warned that a failure to address employees’ concerns about alleged bullying and long-standing ‘dysfunctional behaviours’ is damaging confidence and resulting in the loss of high-quality staff.
The former chief executive and medical director of a major NHS trust are facing misconduct charges over an alleged failure to protect breast patients from disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson.
Multiple trusts have disputed the accuracy of the first published provider-level data on NHS staff covid vaccine uptake, which is described as ‘vital’ and ‘highly important’ by the UK Health Security Agency.
One of the largest hospital trusts has been downgraded from ‘good’ to ‘requires improvement’ after the Care Quality Commission found emergency department staff felt ‘pressured’ by leaders to re-introduce ‘corridor care’.
The chief executive of a major acute trust has been cleared by a fit and proper person review, HSJ has learned.
One of the largest trusts in the country has been criticised for its ‘unreasonable conduct’ in failing to disclose key documents to an employment tribunal.
The chief executive of one of England’s largest hospital trusts will be handed a warning by the General Medical Council for a ‘significant departure from medical practice’, after a hearing on Thursday.
NHS England has told hospitals they may be entering the “most difficult period” of the pandemic for more than a year — and said high rates of admissions are ”closely linked” to low vaccine uptake.
A joint chair has been appointed for two large hospitals trusts.
The chief executive of one of England’s largest acute trusts is to appear before a General Medical Council investigation committee, after being accused of providing misleading and inaccurate information to the regulator.
The number of patients waiting more than two years for elective care has grown by nearly half in the space of one month, HSJ analysis can reveal.
An ambulance trust has highlighted the death of a woman which it says was due to “being delayed on the back of an ambulance”, just two days after it warned that lives were ‘at risk’ from long handovers.
The deaths of covid positive patients in English hospitals has hit a record low.
A major acute trust has been ordered to pay £20,000 in costs amid a long-running employment dispute with a whistleblower.
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Ministers have dropped plans to launch a 24-hour coronavirus vaccination service after two hospital trusts piloted the scheme earlier this year.
Deep-rooted relationship problems between consultants in a major trust’s neurosurgery department distracted from patient care, according to a review leaked to HSJ.
NHS England has reiterated to trusts they must permanently offer free car parking to night shift staff and some patient groups from next month, amid concerns some will fail to meet government commitments.