Deaths from covid-19 in England’s hospitals are declining at the fastest rate yet, as the whole South West region sees one death in seven days.
An acute trust in the Midlands has contacted 136 women who received major treatment from a gynaecology consultant, after initial investigations revealed “unnecessary harm” to several patients.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.
Just six of the NHS’ more than 200 private patient units are signed up to the independent complaints adjudicator, HSJ has learned.
Two acute trusts in Derbyshire have fallen £24m behind their financial “control totals” and admitted they will miss their year-end plans.
Ambulance crews in the East Midlands spent a cumulative total of almost 18 months waiting at hospitals in the region in December, despite a variety of actions to mitigate winter pressures.
A group of NHS trusts have lost a high court battle with local authorities over their business rates.
Plans to cut more than 500 beds from Derbyshire have been abandoned after NHS leaders admitted such measures were “no longer credible”.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Commissioners in Yorkshire are to roll out a scheme which used artificial intelligence to help cut A&E attendances by a third in one patient group which received health coaching.
The Supreme Court could hear a landmark case on trainee doctors’ rest breaks, which could have “huge implications” for NHS trusts.
NHS trusts could face substantial claims for backdated pay from junior doctors after judges ruled one trust had breached their contracts.
The Care Quality Commission has been found guilty of maladministration over its handling of a fit and proper person test complaint which led to a £200,000 investigation by an NHS trust.
Details have been revealed of an elaborate asset sale between an NHS provider and its charity – which was expected to boost the trust’s financial performance by £100m.
A court date has been set in the long running legal battle between councils and NHS trusts over whether they should be classified as charities and so receive an 80 per cent discount on their business rates bills.
An NHS trust that was expecting receive around £59m of national incentive funding has instead seen the money distributed to dozens of other providers.
A former NHS Improvement national medical director has been appointed chair of a Midlands teaching trust.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.