An international effort to improve patient care through collaboration and the sharing of real-time experience and outcome data helped an NHS trust to stay ahead of the covid ‘curve’, notes Nina Janda
The Flu Bee Game is designed to improve vaccination rates by engaging, educating and encouraging staff to get vaccinated.
The Cultural Ambassador programme was an opportunity to make a difference and challenge any unconscious bias and discrimination that may occur for those black, Asian and minority ethnic employees entering or during formal HR processes.
More than half the compensation claims in ophthalmology relate to late treatment or missed follow-ups, new data reveals.
Dozens of patients suffered permanent or long-term harm to their eyes after waiting too long for a follow-up appointment, HSJ can reveal — with thousands more waiting over a year longer than they should have.
A trust in the West Midlands has appointed a former local authority chief as its new chair.
NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.
NHS England’s medical director for the West Midlands has left to take up a role at a hospital trust.
NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
Around £20m in disputed payments between trusts and commissioners have been referred to NHS England for arbitration so far this financial year, board papers have revealed.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Outgoing King’s Fund chief executive Sir Chris Ham has been appointed as independent chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership in the West Midlands.
The winners of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.
Winner University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust: Patient safety and risk team
Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach
Winner eConsult: an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care
Winner Central London Community Healthcare Trust: Simply the best, every time
A trust investigation into patient deaths or harm following brain surgery was hampered by “significant shortcomings”, a royal college review has found.