One of England’s smallest trusts is looking at joining a hospital group with its neighbours.
Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the first non-specialist trust to be rated “outstanding” in all five Care Quality Commission domains.
One of the first acute trusts to be judged as “outstanding” is to form a permanent group structure with a neighbouring trust after two and a half years of sharing a senior leadership team.
Outlier trusts for orthopaedic surgery have blamed above average infection rates, a need for closer supervision of trainees, and frail and overweight patient cohorts for their results.
A teaching hospital has redesigned part of its cancer service after being flagged as an outlier in two national clinical audits.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.
One of the NHS’s biggest hospital trusts has appointed a new chief executive.
There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham
There is no “silver bullet” to improve failing trusts, the chief executive of the latest NHS trust to jump from an “inadequate” to “good” Care Quality Commission rating has said.
Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.
Hospital chief executives and senior NHS England staff were among those named in the New Year’s Honours list.
Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.
The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.
A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.
Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers
The winners of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.