Nearly a quarter of a million people have been waiting more than a year for operations and other hospital procedures, HSJ has learned.
Two trusts have agreed to appoint a joint chair amid efforts to form a group model across their sustainability and transformation partnership.
Several intensive care units in the Midlands are working at full stretch, and options for hospitals to help their neighbours by transferring patients are “drying up”, amid high covid pressure, HSJ can reveal.
Three acute trusts across the Black Country and West Birmingham have been forced to cancel some planned procedures as covid-19 pressures mount, HSJ can confirm.
Covid demand on hospitals is now rising rapidly in parts of England so far spared the worst of wave two, analysis of new figures reveals.
NHS England and Improvement has written to trusts in the Black Country urging them to “rapidly” agree on a hospital group model, HSJ can reveal
The Youth Empowerment Skills (YES) programme is a psycho-educational intervention for young people (age 14-20 years) with type 1 diabetes, co-developed by young people and co-delivered by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, youth workers and peer educators.
An acute trust in Yorkshire has become the first of its cohort to fully replace its electronic patient record installed under the much-criticised National Programme for IT, with another trust set to follow suit.
These are some of the serious findings of external reviews of NHS services from recent years, previously unpublished but now released to HSJ.
Trusts have been told to urgently reconfigure surgical cancer services into “covid-free hubs” to minimise the number of procedures being postponed.
Two trust chief executives are self-isolating after showing symptoms of covid-19.
A second coronavirus spike appears to be emerging in the West Midlands, with one of the region’s trusts now reporting nine deaths from the illness.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
HSJ’s analysis of the staff survey has revealed which trusts are strongest and weakest according to the share of employees who would be happy with its care if a friend or a relative needed treatment.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
An ambulance trust has been temporarily barred from training new apprentices after a critical report from the education regulator.
A trust in the West Midlands has today been taken out of special measures.
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.