The governors and board of one of England’s smallest trusts are at loggerheads over a possible merger with a megatrust neighbour.
The medical director of a successful foundation trust is being brought in to run Medway Foundation Trust for 18 months.
The takeover of a hospital trust by its ‘outstanding’ neighbour has been backed by both boards, and is likely to go ahead within weeks.
A specialist trust has freed up 29 theatre sessions a week so cancer surgery from nearby providers can continue during the covid pandemic.
Consultants at one of England’s smallest trusts are hoping to stymie a possible merger with its two larger neighbours.
The board of one of England’s smallest trusts is expected to take the next steps towards a merger with two neighbours.
A key player in the junior doctor disputes with Jeremy Hunt has now joined the former health secretary’s patient safety charity.
The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months
Two trusts have announced plans for a full merger creating a mega trust with a turnover of more than £1bn a year — the first in their region.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
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.